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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
532 PM EDT WED SEP 22 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
NORTHWESTERN BEDFORD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
EAST CENTRAL BOTETOURT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHERN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF BUENA VISTA IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF LEXINGTON IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 830 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 532 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED  
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO 4  
INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA THIS  
AFTERNOON. THE EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE IS 4 INCHES IN 1 HOUR. FLASH  
FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR AND AUTOMATED GAUGES.  
 
IMPACT...FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN  
AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS  
OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW-LYING AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
LEXINGTON... BUENA VISTA...  
BUCHANAN... GLASGOW...  
NATURAL BRIDGE... ARCADIA...  
PEAKS OF OTTER SUMMIT...  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...  
VMI.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...  
BUFFALO CREEK, COLD RUN, BROAD CREEK, BIG HOLLOW BRANCH, CORNELIUS  
CREEK, BACK RUN, BIG OTTER RIVER, DAVIDSON RUN, ALONE MILL CREEK  
AND DRY BRANCH.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS AND DO NOT DRIVE ON FLOODED ROADS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3789 7947 3782 7923 3763 7940 3761 7944  
3760 7944 3761 7942 3739 7959 3742 7973  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR AND GAUGE INDICATED  
EXPECTED RAINFALL...4 INCHES IN 1 HOUR  
 

 
 
WP  
 
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