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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:57 PM EDT on May 21, 2018

Expires 8:45 PM EDT on May 21, 2018


... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 845 PM EDT for
Henry and southeastern Patrick counties and the city of
Martinsville...

At 352 PM EDT, emergency management reported that part of Joseph
Martin Highway in Ridgeway was closed due to flash flooding. Slow
moving thunderstorms which have affected southern sections of Henry
and eastern Patrick counties over the last 90 minutes have produced
as much as three inches of rain. Additional rain amounts of up to an
inch are possible for the warned area as additional showers and
thunderstorms re-develop. Flash flooding is already occurring in the
Ridgeway area, and renewed flash flooding remains possible.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Martinsville...
Spencer...
Axton...
Leatherwood...
and Critz.

This includes the following locations the Martinsville Speedway and
Martinsville Airport.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe. Heed all Road closure signs and do not attempt
to drive around them onto flooded roads.

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 3673 8016 3676 7972 3655 7971 3654 8007
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