101  
WGUS71 KRNK 210732  
FFSRNK  
 
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
232 AM EST THU FEB 21 2019  
 
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CASWELL NC-  
232 AM EST THU FEB 21 2019  
 
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330 AM EST FOR  
CASWELL COUNTY...  
 
AT 227 AM EST, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LARGE AREA OF MODERATE  
RAINFALL CONTINUING TO MOVE ACROSS MUCH OF CASWELL COUNTY THIS  
MORNING. WHILE THE HEAVIER THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED EAST AND SOUTH  
OF THE COUNTY NOW, MODERATE RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE FOR ANOTHER HOUR.  
 
RAINFALL FROM 1/2 TO 1 INCH HAS FALLEN ACROSS THE SOUTHERN 2/3RD OF  
CASWELL COUNTY DURING THE PAST HOUR. THIS RAINFALL OCCURRED ON  
GROUND SATURATED FROM PREVIOUS RAINFALL AND ICE/SNOW MELT FROM  
WEDNESDAY LEAVING CONDITIONS VERY SATURATED AND PRONE TO QUICK  
FLOODING.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
YANCEYVILLE...  
BETHEL...  
PROVIDENCE...  
JERICHO...  
AND PROSPECT HILL.  
 
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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