Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
627 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

VAC155-197-210045-
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PULASKI VA-WYTHE VA-
627 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN PULASKI AND CENTRAL WYTHE COUNTIES...

AT 623 PM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING
BETWEEN MAX MEADOWS AND WYTHEVILLE. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING WITH SEVERAL
ADDITIONAL ROADS INCLUDING RAMSEY MOUNTAIN ROAD AND HAGERS SPRINGS
REPORTED FLOODED. HOWEVER HEAVY RAINFALL HAD TAPERED OFF TO A FEW
SHOWERS ACROSS THE REGION WHICH SHOULD START TO HELP ALLEVIATE THE
FLOODING LATER THIS EVENING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
PULASKI...
WYTHEVILLE...
MAX MEADOWS...
SPEEDWELL...
AND GUNTON PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

TURN AROUND...DONT 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 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 3692 8123 3714 8076 3694 8074 3676 8123
      3677 8126 3679 8127

$$

JH



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