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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 4:57 AM EDT Apr. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* flood advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for...
Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina...
Surry County in northwestern North Carolina...
Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina...
Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina...
Yadkin County in northwestern North Carolina...
Carroll County in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Galax in southwestern Virginia...
Grayson County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 800 am EDT

* at 453 am EDT, Doppler radar indicated a persistent cluster of
heavy rain between Independence, Jefferson, Wilkesboro, and Mt.
Airy, with very little movement indicated. This area is producing
rainfall at the rate of 1/2 inch or so per hour, with rainfall
across much of this area over the past couple of days in the 2 to
4 inch range.

* This area is saturated from previous heavy rainfall within the
   last couple of weeks. Minor flooding of poor drainage areas as
   well as some streams, creeks, and rivers in the area can be
   expected as a result of the additional heavy rainfall.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Mount Airy...
Galax...
North Wilkesboro...
Elkin...
and Wilkesboro.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.

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.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3607 8141 3612 8154 3619 8146 3623 8147
      3638 8169 3670 8155 3676 8127 3677 8109
      3681 8103 3686 8077 3665 8053 3665 8060
      3656 8061 3655 8044 3626 8045 3605 8051
      3606 8098 3603 8107 3603 8127 3600 8132


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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 4:57 AM EDT Apr. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* flood advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for...
Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina...
Surry County in northwestern North Carolina...
Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina...
Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina...
Yadkin County in northwestern North Carolina...
Carroll County in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Galax in southwestern Virginia...
Grayson County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 800 am EDT

* at 453 am EDT, Doppler radar indicated a persistent cluster of
heavy rain between Independence, Jefferson, Wilkesboro, and Mt.
Airy, with very little movement indicated. This area is producing
rainfall at the rate of 1/2 inch or so per hour, with rainfall
across much of this area over the past couple of days in the 2 to
4 inch range.

* This area is saturated from previous heavy rainfall within the
   last couple of weeks. Minor flooding of poor drainage areas as
   well as some streams, creeks, and rivers in the area can be
   expected as a result of the additional heavy rainfall.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Mount Airy...
Galax...
North Wilkesboro...
Elkin...
and Wilkesboro.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.

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.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3607 8141 3612 8154 3619 8146 3623 8147
      3638 8169 3670 8155 3676 8127 3677 8109
      3681 8103 3686 8077 3665 8053 3665 8060
      3656 8061 3655 8044 3626 8045 3605 8051
      3606 8098 3603 8107 3603 8127 3600 8132


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