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WGUS51 KRNK 111743  
FFWRNK  
VAC011-029-037-083-120545-  
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
143 PM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
APPOMATTOX COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
CHARLOTTE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
HALIFAX COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
BUCKINGHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 145 AM EDT FRIDAY  
 
* AT 139 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...  
BUCKINGHAM...  
SOUTH BOSTON...  
APPOMATTOX...  
HALIFAX...  
AND KEYSVILLE.  
 
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, COUNTRY ROADS, FARMLAND, AND OTHER 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 3734 7846 3740 7859 3723 7869 3708 7844  
3689 7849 3670 7865 3663 7855 3669 7868  
3654 7873 3654 7922 3706 7909 3702 7891  
3720 7882 3725 7892 3744 7901 3754 7882  
3763 7882 3764 7872 3780 7849 3769 7824  
 

 
 
JR  
 
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