Flash Flood Warning For Roanoke, Salem And More

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Flash Flood Warning

National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA826 PM EDT SUN SEP 16 2018

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a* Flash Flood Warning for...

Roanoke County in west central Virginia...

The City of Danville in south central Virginia...

The City of Salem in west central Virginia...

Northeastern Floyd County in southwestern Virginia...

Pittsylvania County in south central Virginia...

The City of Roanoke in west central Virginia...

The City of Martinsville in south central Virginia...

Henry County in south central Virginia...

Franklin County in west central Virginia...

Eastern Patrick County in southwestern Virginia...* 

Until 830 AM EDT Monday* At 826 PM EDT, 

Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the warnedarea. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. Flash floodingis expected to begin shortly.* Some locations that will experience flooding include...Roanoke...Danville...Salem...Martinsville...and Vinton.

This includes The following Locations The Martinsville Speedway, TheSalem Fairgrounds, Martinsville Airport, Danville Airport, andRoanoke Regional Airport.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize thedangers of flooding.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of flooding,including mudslides or flooded roads, to the National Weather Serviceby calling toll free at 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. 

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