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WGUS51 KRNK 180210  
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VAC011-029-180500-  
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
1010 PM EDT MON SEP 17 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
APPOMATTOX COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
BUCKINGHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 100 AM EDT  
 
* AT 1007 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN REPEATEDLY TRACKING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO  
INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN IN THIS AREA DURING THE PAST  
HOUR. THE GROUND IS SATURATED IN THIS AREA FROM PREVIOUS REPEATED  
HEAVY RAINFALL. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
BUCKINGHAM...  
APPOMATTOX...  
BENT CREEK...  
APPOMATTOX NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK...  
AND CENTENARY.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...  
ALABAMA CREEK...  
SYCAMORE CREEK...  
NORTH RIVER...  
CALDWELLS CREEK...  
AND STEVENS RUN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.  
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.  
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE  
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.  
 
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 3728 7893 3743 7902 3749 7894 3750 7895  
3750 7892 3754 7886 3754 7882 3763 7882  
3764 7872 3767 7872 3768 7869 3770 7869  
3768 7866 3768 7864 3771 7865 3775 7862  
3776 7851 3780 7850 3775 7844 3771 7833  
 

 
 
RAB  
 
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