Alleghany County, North Carolina
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Flood Advisory
NCC005-009-VAC077-210200-
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ASHE NC-ALLEGHANY NC-GRAYSON VA-
729 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
NORTHERN ASHE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
NORTHWESTERN ALLEGHANY COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
GRAYSON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1000 PM EDT

* AT 727 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
HEAVIER SHOWERS WITH UP TO AN INCH OF RAIN IN LESS THAN 2 HOURS
HAD FALLING OVER THE GRAYSON AND ASHE COUNTY AREA. PUBLIC REPORTED
FLOODING IN THE BAYWOOD AREA OF SOUTHEAST GRAYSON COUNTY.

EXPECT MINOR FLOODING INTO THIS EVENING...WITH RAINFALL WINDING DOWN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
INDEPENDENCE...
LANSING...
ASHLAND...
MOUTH OF WILSON...
AND SCOTTVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3640 8172 3640 8174 3646 8171 3676 8127
3677 8115 3659 8086 3639 8164

$$

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
NCC005-009-033-157-169-171-189-193-197-VAC005-009-011-017-019-023-
029-031-035-037-045-063-067-077-083-089-121-141-143-155-161-163-
197-530-580-590-640-678-680-690-750-770-775-210200-
/O.NEW.KRNK.SV.A.0089.150420T1856Z-150421T0200Z/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
89 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN NORTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 9 COUNTIES

IN NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA

CASWELL ROCKINGHAM STOKES
SURRY

IN NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA

ALLEGHANY NC ASHE WATAUGA
WILKES YADKIN

IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 23 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

AMHERST APPOMATTOX BUCKINGHAM
CAMPBELL

IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA

BEDFORD CHARLOTTE HALIFAX
HENRY PITTSYLVANIA

IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

CARROLL CRAIG FLOYD
GRAYSON MONTGOMERY PATRICK
PULASKI WYTHE

IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA

ALLEGHANY VA BATH BOTETOURT
FRANKLIN ROANOKE ROCKBRIDGE

IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 INDEPENDENT CITIES

IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

LYNCHBURG

IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA

DANVILLE MARTINSVILLE

IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

GALAX RADFORD

IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA

BUENA VISTA COVINGTON LEXINGTON
ROANOKE SALEM

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