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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:23 PM EDT on September 30, 2016

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on September 30, 2016


The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
eastern Craig County in southwestern Virginia...
Bath County in west central Virginia...
the city of Lexington in west central Virginia...
northwestern Franklin County in west central Virginia...
Botetourt County in west central Virginia...
Alleghany County in west central Virginia...
northwestern Bedford County in south central Virginia...
the city of Salem in west central Virginia...
Roanoke County in west central Virginia...
Rockbridge County in west central Virginia...
the city of Covington in west central Virginia...
the city of Roanoke in west central Virginia...
the city of Buena Vista in west central Virginia...

* until 815 PM EDT Friday

* at 1219 PM EDT... Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Up to 2.5 inches of rain had
fallen since 6am. An additional 1 to 3 inches of rain will occur
today as thunderstorms repeatedly track from south to north
through the foothills of Virginia and into the Alleghany Highlands.
This will cause Urban and Small Stream flooding in the advisory
area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Roanoke...
Salem...
Vinton...
Lexington...
Covington...
and Buena Vista.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 3822 7973 3820 7958 3818 7953 3815 7954
      3817 7946 3809 7951 3789 7916 3761 7944
      3760 7941 3725 7948 3710 8012 3712 8013
      3712 8016 3780 8023 3788 8015 3800 8000
      3810 7993 3812 7994 3826 7981


As



1159 am EDT Fri Sep 30 2016

... Flash Flood Watch in effect until 6 PM EDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Virginia... south
central Virginia and west central Virginia... including the
following areas... in central Virginia... Amherst. In south
central Virginia... Bedford. In west central Virginia...
Alleghany VA... Bath... Botetourt and Rockbridge.

* Until 6 PM EDT this evening

* 3 to 7 inches of rain has already fallen across the watch area
during the last 24 hours ending 11am today. An additional 1 to 3
inches is possible this afternoon.

* If rainfall exceeds 2 inches in less than an hour... flash
flooding will become likely... resulting in Road closures and
potential for property damage for those that live within a
flood plain.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for flash
flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. Remember... turn
around... don't drown! If water covers the Road... do not drive
through it.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:04 AM EDT on September 30, 2016


... Rainfall reports...

Location amount time/date lat/Lon

... North Carolina...

... Alleghany County...
Whitehead 2.15 in 0757 am 09/30 36.46n/81.15w
2 E Glade Valley 1.35 in 0800 am 09/30 36.48n/81.00w

... Ashe County...
Jefferson 1.76 in 0750 am 09/30 36.43n/81.42w
Transou 1.48 in 0700 am 09/30 36.39n/81.30w
2 NE Deep Gap 1.28 in 0700 am 09/30 36.27n/81.49w

... Rockingham County...
Reidsville 2 NW 1.31 in 0700 am 09/30 36.38n/79.69w

... Stokes County...
2 WSW Francisco 1.31 in 0953 am 09/30 36.49n/80.40w
1 SSW Lawsonville 1.07 in 0800 am 09/30 36.47n/80.26w

... Surry County...
4 S Low Gap 2.01 in 0917 am 09/30 36.48n/80.86w
Pilot Mountain 1.77 in 0950 am 09/30 36.37n/80.47w
Pilot Mountain 1.66 in 0700 am 09/30 36.39n/80.48w

... Watauga County...
Aho 1.15 in 0700 am 09/30 36.16n/81.61w

... Wilkes County...
2 SSE Wilbar 1.36 in 0910 am 09/30 36.23n/81.30w

... Virginia...

... Alleghany County...
3 S Hollins 4.73 in 0700 am 09/30 37.78n/79.92w
3 NNW Covington City 3.91 in 0954 am 09/30 37.83n/80.00w
gathright dam 3.43 in 0700 am 09/30 37.95n/79.95w
2 NNE natural well 2.84 in 0930 am 09/30 37.95n/79.96w
1 E Callaghan 1.64 in 0930 am 09/30 37.80n/80.05w

... Amherst County...
Pedlar dam 2.00 in 0830 am 09/30 37.67n/79.28w

... Bath County...
4 E Hot Springs 5.99 in 0901 am 09/30 37.99n/79.76w
Hot Springs 4.70 in 0800 am 09/30 38.00n/79.83w
1 NNW Bacova Junction 3.44 in 0930 am 09/30 38.04n/79.88w
Williamsville 2 S 3.30 in 0830 am 09/30 38.18n/79.58w
Millboro 3.22 in 0700 am 09/30 37.98n/79.61w

... Bedford County...
Holcomb rock 5.05 in 0700 am 09/30 37.54n/79.40w
2 WNW Big Island 5.05 in 0700 am 09/30 37.54n/79.40w
Chamblissburg 3.66 in 0700 am 09/30 37.24n/79.72w
Bedford 4 NW 2.54 in 0800 am 09/30 37.38n/79.56w
3 WSW Moneta 2.18 in 0705 am 09/30 37.17n/79.69w
3 SW Moneta 1.78 in 0800 am 09/30 37.16n/79.68w
2 S Boonsboro 1.61 in 0952 am 09/30 37.41n/79.27w
3 SSW Moneta 1.48 in 0800 am 09/30 37.14n/79.66w

... Botetourt County...
2 E Lithia 3.83 in 0942 am 09/30 37.48n/79.71w
6 W Fincastle 2.02 in 0952 am 09/30 37.49n/79.99w
1 WNW Buchanan 2.02 in 0241 am 09/30 37.53n/79.70w

... Carroll County...
Galax Hillsville 1.11 in 0755 am 09/30 36.77n/80.82w

... City of Buena Vista County...
Buena Vista 1.86 in 0700 am 09/30 37.73n/79.36w

... City of Covington County...
Covington filter plant 5.32 in 0715 am 09/30 37.81n/79.99w

... City of Lynchburg County...
3 ENE Forest 1.05 in 0625 am 09/30 37.38n/79.23w

... City of Martinsville County...
Martinsville filter plant 1.54 in 0700 am 09/30 36.71n/79.87w

... City of Radford County...
Radford 1.78 in 0520 am 09/30 37.13n/80.57w

... City of Roanoke County...
2 se Roanoke 2.15 in 0930 am 09/30 37.25n/79.93w
Roanoke regional Airport 1.90 in 0754 am 09/30 37.33n/79.98w
1 SW Roanoke 1.38 in 0955 am 09/30 37.26n/79.97w

... Craig County...
4 SSE Potts Creek 2.12 in 0907 am 09/30 37.56n/80.18w

... Floyd County...
4 ENE Alum Ridge 3.07 in 0700 am 09/30 36.96n/80.39w
Willis 1.94 in 0700 am 09/30 36.91n/80.51w
2 ESE Willis 1.69 in 0700 am 09/30 36.83n/80.45w
4 WSW Callaway 1.02 in 0700 am 09/30 36.99n/80.13w

... Franklin County...
3 SSW Stewartsville 4.31 in 0945 am 09/30 37.22n/79.83w
2 NW Burnt Chimney 2.12 in 0750 am 09/30 37.13n/79.85w
3 SW Moneta 2.00 in 0948 am 09/30 37.15n/79.68w
3 S Goodview 1.90 in 0800 am 09/30 37.16n/79.72w
3 SW Moneta 1.88 in 0950 am 09/30 37.15n/79.68w
2 SSW Wirtz 1.67 in 0700 am 09/30 37.06n/79.91w
5 SSW Moneta 1.66 in 0630 am 09/30 37.10n/79.67w
2 SSE Wirtz 1.53 in 0920 am 09/30 37.05n/79.89w
2 se Sydnorsville 1.44 in 0700 am 09/30 36.84n/79.80w
4 W Rocky Mount 1.43 in 0700 am 09/30 36.99n/79.95w
3 NE Penhook 1.30 in 0952 am 09/30 37.03n/79.60w
2 WNW Rocky Mount 1.18 in 0608 am 09/30 37.02n/79.92w
3 N Penhook 1.15 in 0700 am 09/30 37.04n/79.64w
4 E Burnt Chimney 1.00 in 0700 am 09/30 37.10n/79.75w

... Grayson County...
2 NE Baywood 1.46 in 0930 am 09/30 36.65n/80.98w
1 NNW Elk Creek 1.25 in 0943 am 09/30 36.74n/81.19w

... Montgomery County...
1 N Blacksburg 4.52 in 0700 am 09/30 37.25n/80.42w
Blacksburg 4.24 in 0825 am 09/30 37.23n/80.41w
Christiansburg 1.7 WNW 4.04 in 0900 am 09/30 37.15n/80.43w
Blacksburg 3.91 in 0755 am 09/30 37.21n/80.41w
Blacksburg nwso 3.83 in 0700 am 09/30 37.20n/80.41w
Blacksburg 0.4 N 3.82 in 0700 am 09/30 37.24n/80.43w
Blacksburg 2.88 in 0943 am 09/30 37.24n/80.42w
3 NNE Blacksburg 2.79 in 0954 am 09/30 37.29n/80.39w
3 ENE Blacksburg 2.60 in 0722 am 09/30 37.24n/80.36w
1 WNW Prices Fork 2.42 in 0730 am 09/30 37.22n/80.52w
Lafayette 1 NE 1.95 in 0722 am 09/30 37.24n/80.20w
3 WNW pilot 1.94 in 0947 am 09/30 37.09n/80.42w

... Patrick County...
1 W Meadows of Dan 1.63 in 0950 am 09/30 36.73n/80.44w
Meadows of Dan 5sw 1.43 in 0700 am 09/30 36.67n/80.45w
4 SSW Meadows of Dan 1.17 in 0700 am 09/30 36.68n/80.45w

... Pittsylvania County...
4 NNW Pittsville 1.37 in 0700 am 09/30 37.05n/79.48w

... Pulaski County...
1 NW Copper Valley 3.30 in 0950 am 09/30 37.00n/80.56w
Radford 1.46 in 0915 am 09/30 37.14n/80.57w

... Roanoke County...
2 SW laymantown 3.34 in 0950 am 09/30 37.33n/79.89w
3 N Boones Mill 3.01 in 0700 am 09/30 37.16n/79.96w
1 W Poages Mill 1.94 in 0954 am 09/30 37.20n/80.08w
1 S Cave Spring 1.91 in 0955 am 09/30 37.21n/80.01w
Roanoke Airport 1.65 in 0954 am 09/30 37.33n/79.99w
Roanoke 8 N 1.64 in 0700 am 09/30 37.36n/79.96w
1 ESE Poages Mill 1.36 in 0700 am 09/30 37.19n/80.02w
Roanoke Airport 1.26 in 0240 am 09/30 37.33n/79.99w
1 N Poages Mill 1.22 in 0948 am 09/30 37.23n/80.05w

... Rockbridge County...
Glasgow 1 se 5.49 in 0700 am 09/30 37.62n/79.44w
4 SW Collierstown 4.70 in 0700 am 09/30 37.72n/79.64w
2 E Natural Bridge 3.82 in 0942 am 09/30 37.63n/79.51w
5 W Cornwall 1.10 in 0938 am 09/30 37.81n/79.41w

... Wythe County...
Willis 2.67 in 0945 am 09/30 36.87n/80.93w

... West Virginia...

... Greenbrier County...
1 NW Alvon 2.04 in 0947 am 09/30 37.92n/80.24w
White Sulphur Springs 1.11 in 0700 am 09/30 37.79n/80.31w

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


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