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Radar valid at 600 pm EDT, May 26th 2018

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NCC005-009-189-VAC077-262200-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FA.Y.0059.180526T1556Z-180526T2200Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Alleghany NC-Watauga NC-Ashe NC-Grayson VA-
1156 AM EDT SAT MAY 26 2018

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina...
Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina...
Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina...
Grayson County in southwestern Virginia...

* Until 600 PM EDT Saturday

* At 1156 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area. Up to one
inch of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Boone...
Galax...
Sparta...
Jefferson...
and West Jefferson.

Additional rainfall of one to two inches is expected over the area.
This additional rain will result in minor flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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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LAT...LON 3636 8180 3634 8171 3641 8174 3659 8168
3666 8155 3670 8154 3677 8109 3680 8104
3656 8084 3656 8091 3638 8098 3643 8117
3636 8125 3636 8136 3629 8137 3625 8147
3619 8146 3612 8154 3611 8181 3629 8192

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