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WGUS51 KRNK 111709  
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VAC035-640-112300-  
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
109 PM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CARROLL COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF GALAX IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 700 PM EDT  
 
* AT 107 PM EDT, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS  
THE WARNED AREA WAS CONTINUING TO CAUSE ROAD CLOSURES, THEREFORE  
THIS WILL SERVE AS A CONTINUATION OF THE PREVIOUS FLASH FLOOD  
WARNING. SIX INCHES OR MORE OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN SINCE YESTERDAY.  
FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
GALAX...  
HILLSVILLE...  
FRIES...  
FANCY GAP...  
AND CANA.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE STILL POSSIBLE  
IN THE WARNED AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE  
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED  
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  
 
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 3657 8085 3665 8091 3663 8091 3663 8093  
3664 8092 3665 8095 3668 8094 3680 8104  
3685 8081 3690 8068 3693 8063 3670 8045  
3665 8049 3666 8050 3664 8054 3666 8059  
3661 8062 3656 8061  
 

 
 
JR  
 
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