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Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 9:56 AM EST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* small stream flood advisory for...
Smyth County in southwestern Virginia...
southern Tazewell County in southwestern Virginia...
southwestern Bland County in southwestern Virginia...
northwestern Wythe County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 600 PM EST Friday

* at 953 am EST, Doppler radar indicated moderate rain that will
cause small stream flooding in the advisory area. Up to one inch
of rain has already fallen this morning with an additional inch
expected into this afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Marion...
Saltville...
Chilhowie...
Rural Retreat...
and Ceres.

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 3695 8182 3696 8178 3702 8181 3702 8180
      3717 8125 3689 8110 3678 8170 3692 8183
      3693 8183


Rs



407 am EST Fri Feb 22 2019

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late Saturday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwest North Carolina, Virginia, and southeast
West Virginia, including the following areas, in northwest
North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe, and Watauga. In Virginia,
Alleghany VA, Bath, Bland, Carroll, Craig, Floyd, Giles,
Grayson, Montgomery, Pulaski, Smyth, Tazewell, and Wythe. In
southeast West Virginia, eastern Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe,
Summers, and western Greenbrier.

* Through late Saturday night

* widespread and frequent light rain, with periods of moderate
rain at times. Rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches expected through
Sunday, with locally higher amounts possible.

* Flooding of low-lying, poor drainage, and normally flood prone
areas. Some roads in flood prone areas may become flooding.
Small creeks and streams will be subject to flooding over the
next several days. Mainstem rivers could also see minor flooding
over the next several days into early next week.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 9:56 AM EST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* small stream flood advisory for...
Smyth County in southwestern Virginia...
southern Tazewell County in southwestern Virginia...
southwestern Bland County in southwestern Virginia...
northwestern Wythe County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 600 PM EST Friday

* at 953 am EST, Doppler radar indicated moderate rain that will
cause small stream flooding in the advisory area. Up to one inch
of rain has already fallen this morning with an additional inch
expected into this afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Marion...
Saltville...
Chilhowie...
Rural Retreat...
and Ceres.

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 3695 8182 3696 8178 3702 8181 3702 8180
      3717 8125 3689 8110 3678 8170 3692 8183
      3693 8183


Rs



407 am EST Fri Feb 22 2019

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late Saturday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwest North Carolina, Virginia, and southeast
West Virginia, including the following areas, in northwest
North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe, and Watauga. In Virginia,
Alleghany VA, Bath, Bland, Carroll, Craig, Floyd, Giles,
Grayson, Montgomery, Pulaski, Smyth, Tazewell, and Wythe. In
southeast West Virginia, eastern Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe,
Summers, and western Greenbrier.

* Through late Saturday night

* widespread and frequent light rain, with periods of moderate
rain at times. Rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches expected through
Sunday, with locally higher amounts possible.

* Flooding of low-lying, poor drainage, and normally flood prone
areas. Some roads in flood prone areas may become flooding.
Small creeks and streams will be subject to flooding over the
next several days. Mainstem rivers could also see minor flooding
over the next several days into early next week.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.