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WGUS51 KRNK 111738  
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NCC033-VAC019-031-143-590-680-120530-  
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
138 PM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CASWELL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
THE CITY OF DANVILLE IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
CAMPBELL COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
BEDFORD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF LYNCHBURG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 130 AM EDT FRIDAY  
 
* AT 131 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN MOVING INTO THE  
WARNED AREA FROM THE SOUTH. THIS WILL CREATE SATURATED CONDITIONS  
FOR LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING WHEN THE OUTER  
CIRCULATION OF TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL INTERACTS WITH A FRONTAL  
BOUNDARY APPROACHING FROM THE WEST. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS  
ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY AND  
CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
LYNCHBURG...  
DANVILLE...  
BEDFORD...  
ALTAVISTA...  
AND YANCEYVILLE.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, THE  
NATIONAL D-DAY MEMORIAL, DANVILLE AIRPORT, AND LYNCHBURG AIRPORT.  
 
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 3625 7953 3654 7951 3654 7971 3705 7959  
3719 7972 3722 7985 3731 7985 3741 7981  
3748 7968 3745 7959 3762 7944 3740 7912  
3743 7902 3725 7892 3720 7882 3702 7891  
3706 7909 3655 7922 3654 7914 3624 7916  
 

 
 
JR  
 
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