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North Carolina, Wilkes

Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 8:21 PM EDT on September 29, 2016

Expires 11:45 PM EDT on September 29, 2016


The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
Surry County in northwestern North Carolina...
Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina...
Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina...
eastern Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina...
Grayson County in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Galax in southwestern Virginia...
western Carroll County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 1145 PM EDT

* at 817 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. These storms continue to re-develop over northwest
North Carolina and move north into the Virginia Blue Ridge.
Flooding will continue to be a threat through the remainder of
this evening.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Mount Airy...
Galax...
Glendale Springs
and Sparta.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... country roads... farmland... and other low lying
spots.


Lat... Lon 3674 8133 3677 8109 3680 8106 3687 8074
      3656 8078 3655 8044 3624 8045 3626 8053
      3629 8054 3627 8060 3629 8063 3625 8067
      3627 8068 3628 8074 3624 8087 3622 8088
      3610 8150


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Special Statement

Statement as of 8:02 PM EDT on September 29, 2016

Expires 9:30 PM EDT on September 29, 2016


... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect
northwestern Surry... Wilkes... southeastern Watauga... Alleghany and
eastern Ashe counties in northwestern North Carolina... west central
Pulaski... Grayson... southwestern Giles... Wythe... Bland and
southwestern Carroll counties in southwestern Virginia and the city
of Galax...

At 800 PM EDT... an area of strong thunderstorms extended from
darbe... to Independence... to Bland... moving north at 25 mph.

Pea size hail is possible with this storm. Frequent lightning and
very heavy rainfall can also be expected with these thunderstorms.

Locations impacted include...
Wytheville...
Galax...
Bland...
Bluefield...
and North Wilkesboro.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3610 8151 3611 8153 3675 8132 3677 8126
      3686 8131 3723 8124 3732 8084 3649 8091
      3611 8101 3609 8145
time... Mot... loc 0000z 202deg 23kt 3696 8098


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802 PM EDT Thu Sep 29 2016

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect
northwestern Surry... Wilkes... southeastern Watauga... Alleghany and
eastern Ashe counties in northwestern North Carolina... west central
Pulaski... Grayson... southwestern Giles... Wythe... Bland and
southwestern Carroll counties in southwestern Virginia and the city
of Galax...

At 800 PM EDT... an area of strong thunderstorms extended from
darbe... to Independence... to Bland... moving north at 25 mph.

Pea size hail is possible with this storm. Frequent lightning and
very heavy rainfall can also be expected with these thunderstorms.

Locations impacted include...
Wytheville...
Galax...
Bland...
Bluefield...
and North Wilkesboro.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3610 8151 3611 8153 3675 8132 3677 8126
      3686 8131 3723 8124 3732 8084 3649 8091
      3611 8101 3609 8145
time... Mot... loc 0000z 202deg 23kt 3696 8098


Rab

802 PM EDT Thu Sep 29 2016

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect
northwestern Surry... Wilkes... southeastern Watauga... Alleghany and
eastern Ashe counties in northwestern North Carolina... west central
Pulaski... Grayson... southwestern Giles... Wythe... Bland and
southwestern Carroll counties in southwestern Virginia and the city
of Galax...

At 800 PM EDT... an area of strong thunderstorms extended from
darbe... to Independence... to Bland... moving north at 25 mph.

Pea size hail is possible with this storm. Frequent lightning and
very heavy rainfall can also be expected with these thunderstorms.

Locations impacted include...
Wytheville...
Galax...
Bland...
Bluefield...
and North Wilkesboro.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3610 8151 3611 8153 3675 8132 3677 8126
      3686 8131 3723 8124 3732 8084 3649 8091
      3611 8101 3609 8145
time... Mot... loc 0000z 202deg 23kt 3696 8098


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