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Tornado Watch

Statement as of 8:03 PM EDT on October 23, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on October 24, 2017


Tornado Watch 509 remains in effect until 200 am EDT for the
following locations

VA
. Virginia counties included are

Amelia Amherst Appomattox
Augusta Bedford Botetourt
Brunswick Buckingham Campbell
Carroll Charlotte Craig
Cumberland Floyd Franklin
Giles Grayson Greensville
Halifax Henry Lunenburg
Mecklenburg Montgomery Nelson
Nottoway Patrick Pittsylvania
Prince Edward Pulaski Roanoke
Rockbridge Wythe


Virginia independent cities included are

Buena Vista Danville Emporia
Galax Lexington Lynchburg
Martinsville Radford Roanoke
Salem Staunton Waynesboro


Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 6:58 PM EDT on October 23, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on October 24, 2017


The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
the city of Covington in west central Virginia...
Alleghany County in west central Virginia...
northeastern Giles County in southwestern Virginia...
Craig County in southwestern Virginia...
north central Floyd County in southwestern Virginia...
Montgomery County in southwestern Virginia...
Greenbrier County in southeastern West Virginia...
Monroe County in southeastern West Virginia...

* until 100 am EDT Tuesday

* at 656 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain falling across the warned area. Up to three and half
inches of rain has already fallen in a few areas. Flash flooding
is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Blacksburg...
Christiansburg...
Alleghany...
Covington...
and Clifton Forge.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in the
warned area mainly northeast of a line from Union to Christiansburg.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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

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.


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