349  
WGUS51 KRNK 111919  
FFWRNK  
VAC009-120315-  
/O.NEW.KRNK.FF.W.0129.181011T1919Z-181012T0315Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
319 PM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
AMHERST COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 1115 PM EDT THURSDAY  
 
* AT 319 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...  
AMHERST...  
FORKS OF BUFFALO...  
CLIFFORD...  
MADISON HEIGHTS...  
AND SNOWDEN.  
 
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 3778 7907 3771 7906 3770 7899 3755 7890  
3754 7887 3750 7892 3750 7895 3743 7902  
3742 7907 3739 7907 3740 7912 3751 7922  
3751 7934 3759 7938 3761 7944 3766 7935  
3779 7927 3781 7923 3779 7920 3781 7914  
 

 
 
JR  
 
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