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WGUS51 KRNK 111527  
FFWRNK  
VAC775-120330-  
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
1127 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
THE CITY OF SALEM IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT THURSDAY  
 
* AT 1124 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE  
WARNED AREA. UP TO AN INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN PORTIONS OF THE  
WARNED AREA SINCE YESTERDAY. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED  
TO CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON AS THE OUTER CIRCULATION OF  
TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL ENCOUNTERS A COLD FRONT THAT IS APPROACHING  
FROM THE WEST. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BE POSSIBLE WELL INTO  
THE AFTERNOON.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
SALEM.  
 
* THIS IS BEING ISSUED FOR CITY OF SALEM ONLY DUE TO THE INADVERTENT  
OMISSION OF SALEM IN THE PREVIOUS WARNING NUMBER 122.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATION THE SALEM FAIRGROUNDS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS  
WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.  
 
WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO, PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING,  
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR FLOODED ROADS, TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
BY CALLING TOLL FREE AT 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. REPORTS AND  
PICTURES CAN ALSO BE SHARED ON THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
BLACKSBURG FACEBOOK PAGE AND ON TWITTER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3730 8002 3727 8002 3726 8003 3725 8006  
3726 8008 3728 8009 3728 8011 3729 8012  
3730 8008 3731 8007 3732 8003  
 

 
 
JR  
 
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