Tazewell County, Virginia
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Flash Flood Warning
VAC173-185-261900-
/O.CON.KRNK.FF.W.0029.000000T0000Z-180526T1900Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Smyth VA-Tazewell VA-
107 PM EDT SAT MAY 26 2018

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM EDT FOR
NORTHWESTERN SMYTH AND TAZEWELL COUNTIES...

At 104 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the warned
area. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen. Local law
enforcement reported flash flooding on Texas Street and Fairground
road in Tazewell. Several other street are flooding in town of
Tazewell. Full Mill branch, tributary of the North Fork of the
Clinch river is out of its banks. Local law enforcement reported
flash flooding near Richlands at the intersection of Route 460 and
Hillcreek road. The 911 call center in Richlands reported that Kirby
road is closed and impassable due to flooding. The river gage at
Richlands is down likely due to debris. Watch for rising river levels
along the Clinch River.



Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Richlands...
Bluefield...
Tazewell...
Saltville...
and Chilhowie.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in the
warned area.

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 3720 8176 3724 8174 3720 8168 3721 8156
3726 8150 3727 8142 3734 8136 3723 8123
3722 8128 3717 8126 3715 8133 3712 8126
3709 8127 3704 8146 3697 8139 3677 8169
3693 8183 3696 8178 3703 8181 3714 8190

$$

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