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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
643 PM EDT SUN MAY 26 2024  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
ALLEGHANY NC COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
ASHE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
NORTHWESTERN SURRY COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 1245 AM EDT MONDAY.  
 
* AT 643 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 1.5 AND 2.5 INCHES OF  
RAIN HAVE FALLEN. THE EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE IS 2 TO 30 INCHES IN  
1 HOUR. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN  
THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN  
SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING. THUNDERSTORMS  
PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAMS,  
URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
SPARTA... JEFFERSON...  
WEST JEFFERSON... LANSING...  
LAUREL SPRINGS... GLENDALE SPRINGS...  
ENNICE...  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...  
BRUSH CREEK, CHESTNUT CREEK, BIG PINE CREEK, BEAVER CREEK, BASIN  
CREEK, BEAVERDAM CREEK, BIG LAUREL CREEK, CALL CREEK AND BIG HORSE  
CREEK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
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 3637 8134 3634 8137 3631 8160 3636 8166  
3659 8165 3656 8078 3644 8077 3640 8104  
3641 8104 3643 8109 3642 8115 3644 8117  
3640 8119 3636 8125  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE  
EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE...2-30 INCHES IN 1 HOUR  
 

 
 
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