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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 4:47 AM EDT May. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has extended the

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina...
Pulaski County in southwestern Virginia...
Giles County in southwestern Virginia...
Wythe County in southwestern Virginia...
Carroll County in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Galax in southwestern Virginia...
Grayson County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 800 am EDT

* at 445 am EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain fell across the warned area. Localized flooding is
ongoing, and runoff is expected to continue over the next few
hours. 1 to 3 inches of rain has already fallen.

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 3644 8127 3657 8135 3677 8126 3697 8137
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