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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
139 AM EST THU FEB 21 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CASWELL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 330 AM EST  
 
* AT 137 AM EST, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS  
ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CASWELL DURING THE PAST  
HOUR AND AN ADDITIONAL 1-2 INCHES OF RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED.  
FLOODING WAS ALREADY OBSERVED IN CASWELL COUNTY YESTERDAY FROM  
RAINFALL AND SNOW/ICE MELT. FLASH FLOODING IS IMMINENT.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
YANCEYVILLE...  
BETHEL...  
PROVIDENCE...  
JERICHO...  
AND PROSPECT HILL.  
 
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL OVER THE WARNED AREA CAN CAUSE MUD SLIDES AND  
ROCK SLIDES ALONG HILLSIDES. THE MUD SLIDE CAN CONSIST OF ROCK, MUD,  
VEGETATION AND OTHER LOOSE MATERIALS.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...  
EAST PRONG MOON CREEK...  
PUMPKIN CREEK...  
CANE CREEK...  
NATS FORK...  
AND SOUTH COUNTRY LINE CREEK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
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 3646 7952 3654 7940 3654 7914  
3624 7915  
 

 
 
RAB  
 
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