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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 15:15 EDT Sep. 30, 2016 – National Weather Service

... The Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory remains in effect until
815 PM EDT for eastern Craig County in southwestern
Virginia... Bath... northwestern Franklin... Botetourt and Alleghany
counties in west central Virginia... northwestern Bedford County in
south central Virginia... Roanoke... and Rockbridge counties in west
central Virginia... the city of Lexington... the city of Salem... the
city of Covington... the city of Roanoke and the city of Buena
Vista...

At 313 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated isolated thunderstorms in
Bedford and Botetourt counties. More thunderstorms will develop and
move north across southwest Virginia this afternoon. These
thunderstorms will produce heavy rain which may cause minor flooding
in the advisory area.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

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


311 PM EDT Fri Sep 30 2016

... The Flood Advisory remains in effect until 545 PM EDT for
Rockingham... western Pittsylvania... Franklin... Henry and southwestern
Bedford counties and the city of Martinsville...

At 308 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated isolated thunderstorms in
Pittsylvania and Franklin counties. More thunderstorms will develop
and move north across northern North Carolina and southern Virginia
this afternoon. These thunderstorms will produce heavy rain which
may cause minor flooding in the advisory area.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Eden...
Reidsville...
Martinsville...
Rocky Mount...
and Wentworth.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.

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 3626 8004 3654 8003 3654 8004 3680 8004
      3701 8012 3703 8010 3705 8012 3708 8011
      3711 8012 3715 7999 3714 7996 3726 7947
      3624 7953


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.





Local Storm Report
Issued: National Weather Service


09/30/2016 0327 PM

SSE Thaxton, Bedford County.

Heavy rain u0.00 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Mudslide across rt 460 near Johnson school Road





09/30/2016 0327 PM

SSE Thaxton, Bedford County.

Heavy rain u0.00 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Mudslide across rt 460 near Johnson school Road





09/30/2016 0327 PM

SSE Thaxton, Bedford County.

Heavy rain u0.00 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Mudslide across Johnson school Road near rt 460





09/30/2016 0327 PM

SSE Thaxton, Bedford County.

Heavy rain u0.00 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Mudslide across Johnson school Road near rt 460





09/30/2016 0327 PM

SSE THAXTON, Bedford County.

HEAVY RAIN U0.00 INCH, reported by BROADCAST MEDIA.


            MUDSLIDE ACROSS JOHNSON SCHOOL ROAD NEAR RT 460




09/30/2016 0327 PM

SSE Thaxton, Bedford County.

Heavy rain u0.00 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Mudslide across Johnson school Road near rt 460





09/30/2016 0100 PM

2 miles W of Stewartsville, Bedford County.

Flood, reported by public.


            About 1 foot of water over beagle club Road near Hardy
            Road





09/30/2016 0100 PM

2 miles W of Stewartsville, Bedford County.

Flood, reported by public.


            About 1 foot of water over beagle club Road near Hardy
            Road





09/30/2016 0100 PM

2 miles W of Stewartsville, Bedford County.

Flood, reported by public.


            About 1 foot of water over beagle club Road near Hardy
            Road





09/29/2016 0627 PM

3 miles se of Blue Ridge, Bedford County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by dept of highways.


            A tree was blown down along Porters Mountain Road.




09/29/2016 0643 PM

1 miles N of Thaxton, Bedford County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by dept of highways.


            A tree was blown down along breezy Ridge Road.




09/29/2016 0627 PM

3 miles se of Blue Ridge, Bedford County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by dept of highways.


            A tree was blown down along Porters Mountain Road.




09/29/2016 0643 PM

1 miles N of Thaxton, Bedford County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by dept of highways.


            A tree was blown down along breezy Ridge Road.




09/29/2016 0627 PM

3 miles se of Blue Ridge, Bedford County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by dept of highways.


            A tree was blown down along Porters Mountain Road.




09/29/2016 0643 PM

1 miles N of Thaxton, Bedford County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by dept of highways.


            A tree was blown down along breezy Ridge Road.




09/29/2016 0627 PM

3 miles se of Blue Ridge, Bedford County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by dept of highways.


            A tree was blown down along Porters Mountain Road.





09/29/2016 0627 PM

3 miles se of Blue Ridge, Bedford County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by dept of highways.


            A tree was blown down along Porters Mountain Road.





09/29/2016 0643 PM

1 miles N of Thaxton, Bedford County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by dept of highways.


            A tree was blown down along breezy Ridge Road.





09/29/2016 0643 PM

1 miles N of Thaxton, Bedford County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by dept of highways.


            A tree was blown down along breezy Ridge Road.





09/29/2016 0643 PM

1 miles N of Thaxton, Bedford County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by dept of highways.


            A tree was blown down along breezy Ridge Road.



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