Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Blacksburg VA
Description: At 430 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy
rain near the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already
fallen. While the heavy rain that prompted issuing the warning has
moved out of the area, additional rainfall forecast into the evening
will combine with runoff from previous rain. Flash flooding is
expected to continue to be an issue into the evening.
Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Instruction: 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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Wilkes, NC; Surry, NC; Yadkin, NC
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3018489-2705696
CAP MessageType: Update
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings