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000
WGUS81 KRNK 061053
FLSRNK

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
553 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

WVC055-089-061345-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FA.Y.0001.150306T1053Z-150306T1345Z/
/00000.N.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SUMMERS WV-MERCER WV-
553 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  RAIN AND MELTING SNOW IN...
  SOUTHWESTERN SUMMERS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  CENTRAL MERCER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 845 AM EST

* AT 551 AM EST...AUTOMATED GAUGES INDICATED THAT MINOR FLOODING
  CONTINUED ALONG THE BLUESTONE RIVER.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HINTON...
  MATOAKA...
  PIPESTEM...
  CAMP CREEK...
  AND SPANISHBURG.

NO ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR TODAY AND RIVERS WILL
CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS...MAKE THE SMART CHOICE. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3770 8093 3768 8090 3767 8090 3768 8089
      3765 8085 3746 8102 3729 8127 3735 8133

$$

AS




000
WGUS81 KRNK 061053
FLSRNK

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
553 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

WVC055-089-061345-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FA.Y.0001.150306T1053Z-150306T1345Z/
/00000.N.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SUMMERS WV-MERCER WV-
553 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  RAIN AND MELTING SNOW IN...
  SOUTHWESTERN SUMMERS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  CENTRAL MERCER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 845 AM EST

* AT 551 AM EST...AUTOMATED GAUGES INDICATED THAT MINOR FLOODING
  CONTINUED ALONG THE BLUESTONE RIVER.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HINTON...
  MATOAKA...
  PIPESTEM...
  CAMP CREEK...
  AND SPANISHBURG.

NO ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR TODAY AND RIVERS WILL
CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS...MAKE THE SMART CHOICE. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3770 8093 3768 8090 3767 8090 3768 8089
      3765 8085 3746 8102 3729 8127 3735 8133

$$

AS




000
WGUS81 KRNK 061053
FLSRNK

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
553 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

WVC055-089-061345-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FA.Y.0001.150306T1053Z-150306T1345Z/
/00000.N.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SUMMERS WV-MERCER WV-
553 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  RAIN AND MELTING SNOW IN...
  SOUTHWESTERN SUMMERS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  CENTRAL MERCER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 845 AM EST

* AT 551 AM EST...AUTOMATED GAUGES INDICATED THAT MINOR FLOODING
  CONTINUED ALONG THE BLUESTONE RIVER.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HINTON...
  MATOAKA...
  PIPESTEM...
  CAMP CREEK...
  AND SPANISHBURG.

NO ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR TODAY AND RIVERS WILL
CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS...MAKE THE SMART CHOICE. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3770 8093 3768 8090 3767 8090 3768 8089
      3765 8085 3746 8102 3729 8127 3735 8133

$$

AS





000
WGUS81 KRNK 060914
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
414 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

WVC025-055-089-061030-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150306T1030Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-

414 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530
AM EST FOR SUMMERS...GREENBRIER AND MERCER COUNTIES...

AT 409 AM EST...AUTOMATED GAUGES INDICATED THAT MINOR FLOODING
CONTINUED ALONG THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY. THE GREENBRIER
RIVER AT HILLDALE AND ALDERSON WAS FALLING BUT STILL ABOVE ACTION
STAGE.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
BLUEFIELD...
PRINCETON...
LEWISBURG...
HINTON...
AND WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS.

NO ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3817 8036 3811 8036 3805 8026 3803 7999
      3771 8033 3775 8067 3764 8076 3735 8089
      3727 8124 3734 8135 3772 8097 3768 8088
      3775 8091 3777 8089 3779 8092 3787 8075
      3807 8081 3809 8077 3808 8071 3826 8043

$$

AS




000
WGUS81 KRNK 060914
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
414 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

WVC025-055-089-061030-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150306T1030Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-

414 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530
AM EST FOR SUMMERS...GREENBRIER AND MERCER COUNTIES...

AT 409 AM EST...AUTOMATED GAUGES INDICATED THAT MINOR FLOODING
CONTINUED ALONG THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY. THE GREENBRIER
RIVER AT HILLDALE AND ALDERSON WAS FALLING BUT STILL ABOVE ACTION
STAGE.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
BLUEFIELD...
PRINCETON...
LEWISBURG...
HINTON...
AND WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS.

NO ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3817 8036 3811 8036 3805 8026 3803 7999
      3771 8033 3775 8067 3764 8076 3735 8089
      3727 8124 3734 8135 3772 8097 3768 8088
      3775 8091 3777 8089 3779 8092 3787 8075
      3807 8081 3809 8077 3808 8071 3826 8043

$$

AS





000
WGUS81 KRNK 060909
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
409 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

VAC121-161-775-060918-
/O.EXP.KRNK.FA.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150306T0915Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ROANOKE VA-MONTGOMERY VA-CITY OF SALEM VA-

409 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...THE FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT IN
WEST CENTRAL ROANOKE...NORTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTIES AND THE CITY
OF SALEM WILL EXPIRE AT 415 AM EST...

FLOOD WATERS HAVE RECEDED...AND ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED TO POSE A
THREAT TO LIFE OR PROPERTY. PLEASE CONTINUE TO HEED ANY ROAD
CLOSURES.

LAT...LON 3726 8002 3726 8003 3725 8004 3719 8023
      3726 8026 3733 8003

$$

AS





000
WGUS81 KRNK 060909
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
409 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

VAC121-161-775-060918-
/O.EXP.KRNK.FA.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150306T0915Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ROANOKE VA-MONTGOMERY VA-CITY OF SALEM VA-

409 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...THE FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT IN
WEST CENTRAL ROANOKE...NORTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTIES AND THE CITY
OF SALEM WILL EXPIRE AT 415 AM EST...

FLOOD WATERS HAVE RECEDED...AND ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED TO POSE A
THREAT TO LIFE OR PROPERTY. PLEASE CONTINUE TO HEED ANY ROAD
CLOSURES.

LAT...LON 3726 8002 3726 8003 3725 8004 3719 8023
      3726 8026 3733 8003

$$

AS




000
WGUS81 KRNK 052359
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
659 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC121-161-775-060315-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150306T0315Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ROANOKE VA-MONTGOMERY VA-CITY OF SALEM VA-

659 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
1015 PM EST THURSDAY FOR
WEST CENTRAL ROANOKE...NORTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTIES AND THE CITY
OF SALEM...

AT 655 PM EST...AUTOMATED RIVER GAUGES AND EYEWITNESS REPORTS
INDICATED FLOODING ALONG THE UPPER ROANOKE RIVER...DOWNSTREAM OF
SHAWSVILLE AND ELLISTON. THE RAIN FROM TODAY COMBINED WITH SNOWMELT
WILL KEEP THE UPPER ROANOKE IN FLOOD DOWNSTREAM INTO SALEM THROUGH
THIS EVENING. THE RIVER AT LAFAYETTE HAS CRESTED AND SHOULD START TO
FALL...GOING BELOW FLOOD STAGE BETWEEN 9 PM AND 10 PM.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
SALEM...
SALEM CITY...
GLENVAR...
ELLISTON-LAFAYETTE...
AND CAVE SPRING.

THIS INCLUDES THE SALEM FAIRGROUNDS...AND MILL LANE IN SALEM.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3726 8002 3726 8003 3725 8004 3719 8023
      3726 8026 3733 8003

$$

WP





000
WGUS81 KRNK 052359
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
659 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC121-161-775-060315-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150306T0315Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ROANOKE VA-MONTGOMERY VA-CITY OF SALEM VA-

659 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
1015 PM EST THURSDAY FOR
WEST CENTRAL ROANOKE...NORTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTIES AND THE CITY
OF SALEM...

AT 655 PM EST...AUTOMATED RIVER GAUGES AND EYEWITNESS REPORTS
INDICATED FLOODING ALONG THE UPPER ROANOKE RIVER...DOWNSTREAM OF
SHAWSVILLE AND ELLISTON. THE RAIN FROM TODAY COMBINED WITH SNOWMELT
WILL KEEP THE UPPER ROANOKE IN FLOOD DOWNSTREAM INTO SALEM THROUGH
THIS EVENING. THE RIVER AT LAFAYETTE HAS CRESTED AND SHOULD START TO
FALL...GOING BELOW FLOOD STAGE BETWEEN 9 PM AND 10 PM.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
SALEM...
SALEM CITY...
GLENVAR...
ELLISTON-LAFAYETTE...
AND CAVE SPRING.

THIS INCLUDES THE SALEM FAIRGROUNDS...AND MILL LANE IN SALEM.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3726 8002 3726 8003 3725 8004 3719 8023
      3726 8026 3733 8003

$$

WP




000
WGUS81 KRNK 052359
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
659 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC121-161-775-060315-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150306T0315Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ROANOKE VA-MONTGOMERY VA-CITY OF SALEM VA-

659 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
1015 PM EST THURSDAY FOR
WEST CENTRAL ROANOKE...NORTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTIES AND THE CITY
OF SALEM...

AT 655 PM EST...AUTOMATED RIVER GAUGES AND EYEWITNESS REPORTS
INDICATED FLOODING ALONG THE UPPER ROANOKE RIVER...DOWNSTREAM OF
SHAWSVILLE AND ELLISTON. THE RAIN FROM TODAY COMBINED WITH SNOWMELT
WILL KEEP THE UPPER ROANOKE IN FLOOD DOWNSTREAM INTO SALEM THROUGH
THIS EVENING. THE RIVER AT LAFAYETTE HAS CRESTED AND SHOULD START TO
FALL...GOING BELOW FLOOD STAGE BETWEEN 9 PM AND 10 PM.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
SALEM...
SALEM CITY...
GLENVAR...
ELLISTON-LAFAYETTE...
AND CAVE SPRING.

THIS INCLUDES THE SALEM FAIRGROUNDS...AND MILL LANE IN SALEM.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3726 8002 3726 8003 3725 8004 3719 8023
      3726 8026 3733 8003

$$

WP





000
WGUS81 KRNK 052359
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
659 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC121-161-775-060315-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150306T0315Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ROANOKE VA-MONTGOMERY VA-CITY OF SALEM VA-

659 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
1015 PM EST THURSDAY FOR
WEST CENTRAL ROANOKE...NORTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTIES AND THE CITY
OF SALEM...

AT 655 PM EST...AUTOMATED RIVER GAUGES AND EYEWITNESS REPORTS
INDICATED FLOODING ALONG THE UPPER ROANOKE RIVER...DOWNSTREAM OF
SHAWSVILLE AND ELLISTON. THE RAIN FROM TODAY COMBINED WITH SNOWMELT
WILL KEEP THE UPPER ROANOKE IN FLOOD DOWNSTREAM INTO SALEM THROUGH
THIS EVENING. THE RIVER AT LAFAYETTE HAS CRESTED AND SHOULD START TO
FALL...GOING BELOW FLOOD STAGE BETWEEN 9 PM AND 10 PM.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
SALEM...
SALEM CITY...
GLENVAR...
ELLISTON-LAFAYETTE...
AND CAVE SPRING.

THIS INCLUDES THE SALEM FAIRGROUNDS...AND MILL LANE IN SALEM.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3726 8002 3726 8003 3725 8004 3719 8023
      3726 8026 3733 8003

$$

WP




000
WGUS81 KRNK 052154
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
454 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC185-052159-
/O.CAN.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T2245Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-

454 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...THE FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT IN
TAZEWELL COUNTY IS CANCELLED...

THE FLOOD WATERS ARE RECEDING. THEREFORE...THE FLOODING THREAT HAS
ENDED. HOWEVER...LOW WATER CROSSINGS COULD STILL BE FLOODED...SO
HEED ANY ROAD CLOSURE SIGNS.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3734 8135 3772 8097 3768 8088 3779 8092
      3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

WVC025-055-063-089-052245-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T2245Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-
454 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545
PM EST THURSDAY FOR
SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 449 PM EST...RIVER AND STREAM GAUGES CONTINUE TO INDICATED
PORTIONS OF THE BLUESTONE RIVER ARE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AT SPANISHBURG
AND PIPESTEM...AS WELL AS AT INDIAN CREEK AT RED SULPHUR SPRINGS.
SMALLER CREEKS ARE STARTING TO COME DOWN...HOWEVER LARGE RIVERS SUCH
AS THE BLUESTONE WILL STAY IN FLOOD. IN ADDITION...THE GREENBRIER
RIVER CONTINUES TO RISE BUT REMAINS BELOW FLOOD STAGE.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
BLUEFIELD...
PRINCETON...
LEWISBURG...
HINTON...
AND WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS.

THIS INCLUDES THE WEST VIRGINIA STATE FAIRGROUNDS.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3734 8135 3772 8097 3768 8088 3779 8092
      3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

WP




000
WGUS81 KRNK 052154
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
454 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC185-052159-
/O.CAN.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T2245Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-

454 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...THE FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT IN
TAZEWELL COUNTY IS CANCELLED...

THE FLOOD WATERS ARE RECEDING. THEREFORE...THE FLOODING THREAT HAS
ENDED. HOWEVER...LOW WATER CROSSINGS COULD STILL BE FLOODED...SO
HEED ANY ROAD CLOSURE SIGNS.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3734 8135 3772 8097 3768 8088 3779 8092
      3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

WVC025-055-063-089-052245-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T2245Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-
454 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545
PM EST THURSDAY FOR
SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 449 PM EST...RIVER AND STREAM GAUGES CONTINUE TO INDICATED
PORTIONS OF THE BLUESTONE RIVER ARE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AT SPANISHBURG
AND PIPESTEM...AS WELL AS AT INDIAN CREEK AT RED SULPHUR SPRINGS.
SMALLER CREEKS ARE STARTING TO COME DOWN...HOWEVER LARGE RIVERS SUCH
AS THE BLUESTONE WILL STAY IN FLOOD. IN ADDITION...THE GREENBRIER
RIVER CONTINUES TO RISE BUT REMAINS BELOW FLOOD STAGE.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
BLUEFIELD...
PRINCETON...
LEWISBURG...
HINTON...
AND WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS.

THIS INCLUDES THE WEST VIRGINIA STATE FAIRGROUNDS.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3734 8135 3772 8097 3768 8088 3779 8092
      3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

WP





000
WGUS81 KRNK 052154
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
454 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC185-052159-
/O.CAN.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T2245Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-

454 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...THE FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT IN
TAZEWELL COUNTY IS CANCELLED...

THE FLOOD WATERS ARE RECEDING. THEREFORE...THE FLOODING THREAT HAS
ENDED. HOWEVER...LOW WATER CROSSINGS COULD STILL BE FLOODED...SO
HEED ANY ROAD CLOSURE SIGNS.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3734 8135 3772 8097 3768 8088 3779 8092
      3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

WVC025-055-063-089-052245-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T2245Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-
454 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545
PM EST THURSDAY FOR
SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 449 PM EST...RIVER AND STREAM GAUGES CONTINUE TO INDICATED
PORTIONS OF THE BLUESTONE RIVER ARE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AT SPANISHBURG
AND PIPESTEM...AS WELL AS AT INDIAN CREEK AT RED SULPHUR SPRINGS.
SMALLER CREEKS ARE STARTING TO COME DOWN...HOWEVER LARGE RIVERS SUCH
AS THE BLUESTONE WILL STAY IN FLOOD. IN ADDITION...THE GREENBRIER
RIVER CONTINUES TO RISE BUT REMAINS BELOW FLOOD STAGE.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
BLUEFIELD...
PRINCETON...
LEWISBURG...
HINTON...
AND WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS.

THIS INCLUDES THE WEST VIRGINIA STATE FAIRGROUNDS.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3734 8135 3772 8097 3768 8088 3779 8092
      3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

WP





000
WGUS81 KRNK 052131
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
431 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC071-052139-
/O.CAN.KRNK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2300Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GILES VA-

431 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...THE FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT IN
GILES COUNTY IS CANCELLED...

FLOOD WATERS HAVE RECEDED...AND ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED TO POSE A
THREAT TO LIFE OR PROPERTY. COUNTY DISPATCH ALSO REPORTED NO
FLOODING ISSUES. HOWEVER...LOW WATER CROSSINGS IN THE COUNTY COULD
STAY FLOODED THROUGH EARLY EVENING...SO PLEASE CONTINUE TO HEED ANY
ROAD CLOSURES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3731 8090 3735 8085 3736 8087 3740 8085
      3737 8075 3748 8055 3748 8052 3737 8047
      3718 8086 3719 8087 3719 8088 3727 8101

$$

PC




000
WGUS81 KRNK 052131
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
431 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC071-052139-
/O.CAN.KRNK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2300Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GILES VA-

431 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...THE FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT IN
GILES COUNTY IS CANCELLED...

FLOOD WATERS HAVE RECEDED...AND ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED TO POSE A
THREAT TO LIFE OR PROPERTY. COUNTY DISPATCH ALSO REPORTED NO
FLOODING ISSUES. HOWEVER...LOW WATER CROSSINGS IN THE COUNTY COULD
STAY FLOODED THROUGH EARLY EVENING...SO PLEASE CONTINUE TO HEED ANY
ROAD CLOSURES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3731 8090 3735 8085 3736 8087 3740 8085
      3737 8075 3748 8055 3748 8052 3737 8047
      3718 8086 3719 8087 3719 8088 3727 8101

$$

PC





000
WGUS81 KRNK 051948
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
248 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-052245-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T2245Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

248 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
545 PM EST THURSDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND
MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 237 PM EST...STREAM GAGES ACROSS THE WARNED AREA WERE SHOWING
FALLING STAGES BUT NUMEROUS CREEKS AND STREAMS REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE AND SOME MAY REMAIN ABOVE INTO TONIGHT.

THERE ARE NUMEROUS SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS THAT ARE EITHER IN
FLOOD...OR EXPERIENCING HIGH WATER LEVELS.  HERE ARE SOME OF THE
LARGER ONES...

ON THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY...MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES
WITH THE RIVER GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS AT 10.1 FEET AND FALLING. FLOOD
STAGE IS 10 FEET. THE RIVER WILL FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE IN
THE NEXT HOUR OR SO.

ON THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY...MODERATE FLOODING
CONTINUES WITH THE LATEST GAGE READING FOR THE RIVER AT SPANISHBURG
AT 16.2 FEET JUST BEFORE 2 PM. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET.
STAGES WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY BUT
EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND
SIGNIFICANT PORTIONS OF ROUTE 19 WILL LIKELY REMAIN CLOSED NEAR
SPANISHBURG.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY HAS DROPPED
BELOW MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. AT 200 PM...THE STREAM LEVEL WAS AROUND
9.4 FEET AND FALLING RAPIDLY. FLOOD STAGE IS 8 FEET. LOWLAND
FLOODING IS LIKELY AND SOME ROADS MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDING COUNTY
ROAD 23.

THE MEADOW RIVER IN WESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY IS ALSO RUNNING VERY
HIGH PER THE NEWLY ESTABLISHED STREAM GAGE NEAR HINES. THE STAGE WAS
10.8 FEET AT 815 AM AND STILL RISING...BUT THE GAGE HAS CEASED
REPORTING SINCE THAT TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC





000
WGUS81 KRNK 051948
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
248 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-052245-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T2245Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

248 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
545 PM EST THURSDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND
MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 237 PM EST...STREAM GAGES ACROSS THE WARNED AREA WERE SHOWING
FALLING STAGES BUT NUMEROUS CREEKS AND STREAMS REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE AND SOME MAY REMAIN ABOVE INTO TONIGHT.

THERE ARE NUMEROUS SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS THAT ARE EITHER IN
FLOOD...OR EXPERIENCING HIGH WATER LEVELS.  HERE ARE SOME OF THE
LARGER ONES...

ON THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY...MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES
WITH THE RIVER GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS AT 10.1 FEET AND FALLING. FLOOD
STAGE IS 10 FEET. THE RIVER WILL FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE IN
THE NEXT HOUR OR SO.

ON THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY...MODERATE FLOODING
CONTINUES WITH THE LATEST GAGE READING FOR THE RIVER AT SPANISHBURG
AT 16.2 FEET JUST BEFORE 2 PM. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET.
STAGES WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY BUT
EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND
SIGNIFICANT PORTIONS OF ROUTE 19 WILL LIKELY REMAIN CLOSED NEAR
SPANISHBURG.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY HAS DROPPED
BELOW MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. AT 200 PM...THE STREAM LEVEL WAS AROUND
9.4 FEET AND FALLING RAPIDLY. FLOOD STAGE IS 8 FEET. LOWLAND
FLOODING IS LIKELY AND SOME ROADS MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDING COUNTY
ROAD 23.

THE MEADOW RIVER IN WESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY IS ALSO RUNNING VERY
HIGH PER THE NEWLY ESTABLISHED STREAM GAGE NEAR HINES. THE STAGE WAS
10.8 FEET AT 815 AM AND STILL RISING...BUT THE GAGE HAS CEASED
REPORTING SINCE THAT TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC




000
WGUS81 KRNK 051948
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
248 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-052245-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T2245Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

248 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
545 PM EST THURSDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND
MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 237 PM EST...STREAM GAGES ACROSS THE WARNED AREA WERE SHOWING
FALLING STAGES BUT NUMEROUS CREEKS AND STREAMS REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE AND SOME MAY REMAIN ABOVE INTO TONIGHT.

THERE ARE NUMEROUS SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS THAT ARE EITHER IN
FLOOD...OR EXPERIENCING HIGH WATER LEVELS.  HERE ARE SOME OF THE
LARGER ONES...

ON THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY...MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES
WITH THE RIVER GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS AT 10.1 FEET AND FALLING. FLOOD
STAGE IS 10 FEET. THE RIVER WILL FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE IN
THE NEXT HOUR OR SO.

ON THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY...MODERATE FLOODING
CONTINUES WITH THE LATEST GAGE READING FOR THE RIVER AT SPANISHBURG
AT 16.2 FEET JUST BEFORE 2 PM. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET.
STAGES WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY BUT
EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND
SIGNIFICANT PORTIONS OF ROUTE 19 WILL LIKELY REMAIN CLOSED NEAR
SPANISHBURG.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY HAS DROPPED
BELOW MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. AT 200 PM...THE STREAM LEVEL WAS AROUND
9.4 FEET AND FALLING RAPIDLY. FLOOD STAGE IS 8 FEET. LOWLAND
FLOODING IS LIKELY AND SOME ROADS MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDING COUNTY
ROAD 23.

THE MEADOW RIVER IN WESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY IS ALSO RUNNING VERY
HIGH PER THE NEWLY ESTABLISHED STREAM GAGE NEAR HINES. THE STAGE WAS
10.8 FEET AT 815 AM AND STILL RISING...BUT THE GAGE HAS CEASED
REPORTING SINCE THAT TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC





000
WGUS81 KRNK 051948
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
248 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-052245-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T2245Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

248 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
545 PM EST THURSDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND
MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 237 PM EST...STREAM GAGES ACROSS THE WARNED AREA WERE SHOWING
FALLING STAGES BUT NUMEROUS CREEKS AND STREAMS REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE AND SOME MAY REMAIN ABOVE INTO TONIGHT.

THERE ARE NUMEROUS SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS THAT ARE EITHER IN
FLOOD...OR EXPERIENCING HIGH WATER LEVELS.  HERE ARE SOME OF THE
LARGER ONES...

ON THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY...MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES
WITH THE RIVER GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS AT 10.1 FEET AND FALLING. FLOOD
STAGE IS 10 FEET. THE RIVER WILL FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE IN
THE NEXT HOUR OR SO.

ON THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY...MODERATE FLOODING
CONTINUES WITH THE LATEST GAGE READING FOR THE RIVER AT SPANISHBURG
AT 16.2 FEET JUST BEFORE 2 PM. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET.
STAGES WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY BUT
EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND
SIGNIFICANT PORTIONS OF ROUTE 19 WILL LIKELY REMAIN CLOSED NEAR
SPANISHBURG.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY HAS DROPPED
BELOW MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. AT 200 PM...THE STREAM LEVEL WAS AROUND
9.4 FEET AND FALLING RAPIDLY. FLOOD STAGE IS 8 FEET. LOWLAND
FLOODING IS LIKELY AND SOME ROADS MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDING COUNTY
ROAD 23.

THE MEADOW RIVER IN WESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY IS ALSO RUNNING VERY
HIGH PER THE NEWLY ESTABLISHED STREAM GAGE NEAR HINES. THE STAGE WAS
10.8 FEET AT 815 AM AND STILL RISING...BUT THE GAGE HAS CEASED
REPORTING SINCE THAT TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC




000
WGUS81 KRNK 051920
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
220 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC071-052300-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2300Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GILES VA-

220 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600
PM EST THURSDAY FOR GILES COUNTY...

AT 208 PM EST...STREAM GAGES IN THE COUNTY SHOW THAT FLOOD WATERS
ARE NEAR PEAK OR FALLING BUT THE HIGH WATER WILL REMAIN A THREAT FOR
SEVERAL MORE HOURS.

AT 130 PM...THE WOLF CREEK STREAM GAGE NEAR NARROWS REPORTED A STAGE
OF 9.64 FEET AND FALLING...WHICH IS JUST BELOW THE 10 FOOT FLOOD
STAGE. THE STREAM CRESTED AROUND 615 AM AT 10.42 FEET WHICH IS JUST
BELOW THE LEVEL REACHED ON JANUARY 31 2010. THE STREAM IS EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE FALLING TODAY AS THE SNOW AND COLDER TEMPERATURES IMPEDE
ADDITIONAL RUNOFF.

WALKER CREEK IS ALSO RUNNING VERY HIGH AND IS CLOSE TO CRESTING AT A
STAGE OF 9.36 FEET AT 130 PM. FLOOD STAGE IS 11 FEET. THIS CREEK
SHOULD BEGIN TO FALL IN THE NEXT FEW HOURS AS WELL.

GILES COUNTY 911 CENTER REPORTS THAT THERE HAVE BEEN NUMEROUS ROADS
WASHED OUT IN THE COUNTY AND OTHER UNGAGED STREAMS ACROSS THE COUNTY
ARE LIKELY TO BE RUNNING HIGH AND POSSIBLY STILL FLOODING. CAUTION
IS ADVISED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3731 8090 3735 8085 3736 8087 3740 8085
      3737 8075 3748 8055 3748 8052 3737 8047
      3718 8086 3719 8087 3719 8088 3727 8101

$$

PC




000
WGUS81 KRNK 051920
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
220 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC071-052300-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2300Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GILES VA-

220 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600
PM EST THURSDAY FOR GILES COUNTY...

AT 208 PM EST...STREAM GAGES IN THE COUNTY SHOW THAT FLOOD WATERS
ARE NEAR PEAK OR FALLING BUT THE HIGH WATER WILL REMAIN A THREAT FOR
SEVERAL MORE HOURS.

AT 130 PM...THE WOLF CREEK STREAM GAGE NEAR NARROWS REPORTED A STAGE
OF 9.64 FEET AND FALLING...WHICH IS JUST BELOW THE 10 FOOT FLOOD
STAGE. THE STREAM CRESTED AROUND 615 AM AT 10.42 FEET WHICH IS JUST
BELOW THE LEVEL REACHED ON JANUARY 31 2010. THE STREAM IS EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE FALLING TODAY AS THE SNOW AND COLDER TEMPERATURES IMPEDE
ADDITIONAL RUNOFF.

WALKER CREEK IS ALSO RUNNING VERY HIGH AND IS CLOSE TO CRESTING AT A
STAGE OF 9.36 FEET AT 130 PM. FLOOD STAGE IS 11 FEET. THIS CREEK
SHOULD BEGIN TO FALL IN THE NEXT FEW HOURS AS WELL.

GILES COUNTY 911 CENTER REPORTS THAT THERE HAVE BEEN NUMEROUS ROADS
WASHED OUT IN THE COUNTY AND OTHER UNGAGED STREAMS ACROSS THE COUNTY
ARE LIKELY TO BE RUNNING HIGH AND POSSIBLY STILL FLOODING. CAUTION
IS ADVISED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3731 8090 3735 8085 3736 8087 3740 8085
      3737 8075 3748 8055 3748 8052 3737 8047
      3718 8086 3719 8087 3719 8088 3727 8101

$$

PC





000
WGUS81 KRNK 051920
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
220 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC071-052300-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2300Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GILES VA-

220 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600
PM EST THURSDAY FOR GILES COUNTY...

AT 208 PM EST...STREAM GAGES IN THE COUNTY SHOW THAT FLOOD WATERS
ARE NEAR PEAK OR FALLING BUT THE HIGH WATER WILL REMAIN A THREAT FOR
SEVERAL MORE HOURS.

AT 130 PM...THE WOLF CREEK STREAM GAGE NEAR NARROWS REPORTED A STAGE
OF 9.64 FEET AND FALLING...WHICH IS JUST BELOW THE 10 FOOT FLOOD
STAGE. THE STREAM CRESTED AROUND 615 AM AT 10.42 FEET WHICH IS JUST
BELOW THE LEVEL REACHED ON JANUARY 31 2010. THE STREAM IS EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE FALLING TODAY AS THE SNOW AND COLDER TEMPERATURES IMPEDE
ADDITIONAL RUNOFF.

WALKER CREEK IS ALSO RUNNING VERY HIGH AND IS CLOSE TO CRESTING AT A
STAGE OF 9.36 FEET AT 130 PM. FLOOD STAGE IS 11 FEET. THIS CREEK
SHOULD BEGIN TO FALL IN THE NEXT FEW HOURS AS WELL.

GILES COUNTY 911 CENTER REPORTS THAT THERE HAVE BEEN NUMEROUS ROADS
WASHED OUT IN THE COUNTY AND OTHER UNGAGED STREAMS ACROSS THE COUNTY
ARE LIKELY TO BE RUNNING HIGH AND POSSIBLY STILL FLOODING. CAUTION
IS ADVISED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3731 8090 3735 8085 3736 8087 3740 8085
      3737 8075 3748 8055 3748 8052 3737 8047
      3718 8086 3719 8087 3719 8088 3727 8101

$$

PC




000
WGUS81 KRNK 051920
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
220 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC071-052300-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2300Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GILES VA-

220 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600
PM EST THURSDAY FOR GILES COUNTY...

AT 208 PM EST...STREAM GAGES IN THE COUNTY SHOW THAT FLOOD WATERS
ARE NEAR PEAK OR FALLING BUT THE HIGH WATER WILL REMAIN A THREAT FOR
SEVERAL MORE HOURS.

AT 130 PM...THE WOLF CREEK STREAM GAGE NEAR NARROWS REPORTED A STAGE
OF 9.64 FEET AND FALLING...WHICH IS JUST BELOW THE 10 FOOT FLOOD
STAGE. THE STREAM CRESTED AROUND 615 AM AT 10.42 FEET WHICH IS JUST
BELOW THE LEVEL REACHED ON JANUARY 31 2010. THE STREAM IS EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE FALLING TODAY AS THE SNOW AND COLDER TEMPERATURES IMPEDE
ADDITIONAL RUNOFF.

WALKER CREEK IS ALSO RUNNING VERY HIGH AND IS CLOSE TO CRESTING AT A
STAGE OF 9.36 FEET AT 130 PM. FLOOD STAGE IS 11 FEET. THIS CREEK
SHOULD BEGIN TO FALL IN THE NEXT FEW HOURS AS WELL.

GILES COUNTY 911 CENTER REPORTS THAT THERE HAVE BEEN NUMEROUS ROADS
WASHED OUT IN THE COUNTY AND OTHER UNGAGED STREAMS ACROSS THE COUNTY
ARE LIKELY TO BE RUNNING HIGH AND POSSIBLY STILL FLOODING. CAUTION
IS ADVISED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3731 8090 3735 8085 3736 8087 3740 8085
      3737 8075 3748 8055 3748 8052 3737 8047
      3718 8086 3719 8087 3719 8088 3727 8101

$$

PC





000
WGUS81 KRNK 051532
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1032 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-052245-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T2245Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

1032 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
545 PM EST THURSDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND
MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 1014 AM EST...STREAM GAGES IN THE WARNED AREA CONTINUE TO
INDICATE VERY HIGH WATER LEVELS...ALTHOUGH MOST STAGES ARE NOW
FALLING. WIDESPREAD FLOODING CONTINUES TO BE REPORTED ON NUMEROUS
STREAMS AND CREEKS MAINLY IN TAZEWELL AND MERCER COUNTIES BUT ALSO
IN PARTS OF THE GREENBRIER VALLEY.

RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY INTO THIS MORNING RANGED FROM ONE
/1.00/ TO ONE AND A HALF /1.50/ INCHES. THIS RAINFALL...COMBINED
WITH EXISTING SNOWMELT...TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD FLOODING. THE RAIN
HAS NOW CHANGED TO FROZEN PRECIPITATION ACROSS MOST OF THE WARNED
AREA WHICH WILL REDUCE ANY ADDITIONAL RUNOFF DURING THE REMAINDER OF
THE DAY.

THERE ARE NUMEROUS SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS THAT ARE EITHER IN
FLOOD...OR EXPERIENCING HIGH WATER LEVELS.  HERE ARE SOME OF THE
LARGER ONES...

ON THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY...MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES
WITH THE RIVER GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS AT 11.1 FEET AND FALLING. FLOOD
STAGE IS 10 FEET. THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD
STAGE BY LATER TODAY.

ON THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY...THE RIVER CONTINUES TO
RUN VERY HIGH...WITH MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING BETWEEN SPANISHBURG
AND PIPESTEM. THE LATEST GAGE READING FOR THE RIVER AT SPANISHBURG
WAS 16.8 FEET AT 10 AM...WHICH IS A DROP FROM THE 17.1 FOOT CREST
WHICH OCCURRED EARLIER THIS MORNING. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET
AND MAJOR FLOOD STAGE IS 18 FEET. FALLING STAGES ARE LIKELY ALONG
THE ENTIRE RIVER TODAY BUT IT WILL REMAIN VERY HIGH AND DANGEROUS.
UNTIL THE RIVER RECEDES LATER TODAY...EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING
WILL CONTINUE ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND SIGNIFICANT PORTIONS OF
ROUTE 19 WILL LIKELY REMAIN CLOSED NEAR SPANISHBURG.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY HAS DROPPED
BELOW MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. AT 900 AM...THE STREAM LEVEL WAS AROUND
10.0 FEET AND FALLING RAPIDLY. FLOOD STAGE IS 8 FEET. LOWLAND
FLOODING IS LIKELY AND SOME ROADS MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDING COUNTY
ROAD 23.

THE MEADOW RIVER IN WESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY IS ALSO RUNNING VERY
HIGH PER THE NEWLY ESTABLISHED STREAM GAGE NEAR HINES. THE STAGE WAS
10.8 FEET AT 815 AM AND STILL RISING.

IN ADDITION TO THE FLOOD THREAT...WATCH OUT FOR MUDSLIDES. THE
GROUND IS SO MOIST THAT ROCKS...MUD AND DEBRIS MAY FALL FROM
HILLSIDES RESULTING IN BLOCKED ROADS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC




000
WGUS81 KRNK 051532
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1032 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-052245-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T2245Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

1032 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
545 PM EST THURSDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND
MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 1014 AM EST...STREAM GAGES IN THE WARNED AREA CONTINUE TO
INDICATE VERY HIGH WATER LEVELS...ALTHOUGH MOST STAGES ARE NOW
FALLING. WIDESPREAD FLOODING CONTINUES TO BE REPORTED ON NUMEROUS
STREAMS AND CREEKS MAINLY IN TAZEWELL AND MERCER COUNTIES BUT ALSO
IN PARTS OF THE GREENBRIER VALLEY.

RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY INTO THIS MORNING RANGED FROM ONE
/1.00/ TO ONE AND A HALF /1.50/ INCHES. THIS RAINFALL...COMBINED
WITH EXISTING SNOWMELT...TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD FLOODING. THE RAIN
HAS NOW CHANGED TO FROZEN PRECIPITATION ACROSS MOST OF THE WARNED
AREA WHICH WILL REDUCE ANY ADDITIONAL RUNOFF DURING THE REMAINDER OF
THE DAY.

THERE ARE NUMEROUS SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS THAT ARE EITHER IN
FLOOD...OR EXPERIENCING HIGH WATER LEVELS.  HERE ARE SOME OF THE
LARGER ONES...

ON THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY...MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES
WITH THE RIVER GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS AT 11.1 FEET AND FALLING. FLOOD
STAGE IS 10 FEET. THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD
STAGE BY LATER TODAY.

ON THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY...THE RIVER CONTINUES TO
RUN VERY HIGH...WITH MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING BETWEEN SPANISHBURG
AND PIPESTEM. THE LATEST GAGE READING FOR THE RIVER AT SPANISHBURG
WAS 16.8 FEET AT 10 AM...WHICH IS A DROP FROM THE 17.1 FOOT CREST
WHICH OCCURRED EARLIER THIS MORNING. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET
AND MAJOR FLOOD STAGE IS 18 FEET. FALLING STAGES ARE LIKELY ALONG
THE ENTIRE RIVER TODAY BUT IT WILL REMAIN VERY HIGH AND DANGEROUS.
UNTIL THE RIVER RECEDES LATER TODAY...EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING
WILL CONTINUE ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND SIGNIFICANT PORTIONS OF
ROUTE 19 WILL LIKELY REMAIN CLOSED NEAR SPANISHBURG.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY HAS DROPPED
BELOW MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. AT 900 AM...THE STREAM LEVEL WAS AROUND
10.0 FEET AND FALLING RAPIDLY. FLOOD STAGE IS 8 FEET. LOWLAND
FLOODING IS LIKELY AND SOME ROADS MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDING COUNTY
ROAD 23.

THE MEADOW RIVER IN WESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY IS ALSO RUNNING VERY
HIGH PER THE NEWLY ESTABLISHED STREAM GAGE NEAR HINES. THE STAGE WAS
10.8 FEET AT 815 AM AND STILL RISING.

IN ADDITION TO THE FLOOD THREAT...WATCH OUT FOR MUDSLIDES. THE
GROUND IS SO MOIST THAT ROCKS...MUD AND DEBRIS MAY FALL FROM
HILLSIDES RESULTING IN BLOCKED ROADS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC





000
WGUS81 KRNK 051504
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1004 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC071-052300-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2300Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GILES VA-

1004 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600
PM EST THURSDAY FOR GILES COUNTY...

AT 952 AM EST...WOLF CREEK NEAR NARROWS VIRGINIA WAS STILL ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE RESULTING IN MINOR FLOODING. FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS
HAS BEEN REPORTED...AND THIS WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM THROUGH
THE EARLY PART OF TODAY.

AT 930 AM...THE WOLF CREEK STREAM GAGE REPORTED A STAGE OF 10.1 FEET
AND FALLING...WHICH IS JUST ABOVE THE 10 FOOT FLOOD STAGE. THE
STREAM CRESTED AROUND 615 AM AT 10.42 FEET WHICH IS JUST BELOW THE
LEVEL REACHED ON JANUARY 31 2010. THE STREAM IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
FALLING TODAY AS THE RAINFALL CHANGES TO SLEET...FREEZING RAIN AND
SNOW REDUCING THE RUNOFF.

WALKER CREEK IS ALSO RUNNING VERY HIGH AND STILL RISING...THE LATEST
READING FOR THE WALKER CREEK GAGE NEAR BANE WAS 9.1 FEET AT 930 AM
AND STILL RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 11 FEET. THIS CREEK MAY APPROACH
FLOOD STAGE LATER TODAY.

OTHER UNGAGED STREAMS ACROSS THE COUNTY MAY STILL BE FLOODING OR
RUNNING HIGH AND CONTINUED CAUTION IS ADVISED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS...MAKE THE SMART CHOICE. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3731 8090 3735 8085 3736 8087 3740 8085
      3737 8075 3748 8055 3748 8052 3737 8047
      3718 8086 3719 8087 3719 8088 3727 8101

$$

PC




000
WGUS81 KRNK 051504
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1004 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC071-052300-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2300Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GILES VA-

1004 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600
PM EST THURSDAY FOR GILES COUNTY...

AT 952 AM EST...WOLF CREEK NEAR NARROWS VIRGINIA WAS STILL ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE RESULTING IN MINOR FLOODING. FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS
HAS BEEN REPORTED...AND THIS WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM THROUGH
THE EARLY PART OF TODAY.

AT 930 AM...THE WOLF CREEK STREAM GAGE REPORTED A STAGE OF 10.1 FEET
AND FALLING...WHICH IS JUST ABOVE THE 10 FOOT FLOOD STAGE. THE
STREAM CRESTED AROUND 615 AM AT 10.42 FEET WHICH IS JUST BELOW THE
LEVEL REACHED ON JANUARY 31 2010. THE STREAM IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
FALLING TODAY AS THE RAINFALL CHANGES TO SLEET...FREEZING RAIN AND
SNOW REDUCING THE RUNOFF.

WALKER CREEK IS ALSO RUNNING VERY HIGH AND STILL RISING...THE LATEST
READING FOR THE WALKER CREEK GAGE NEAR BANE WAS 9.1 FEET AT 930 AM
AND STILL RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 11 FEET. THIS CREEK MAY APPROACH
FLOOD STAGE LATER TODAY.

OTHER UNGAGED STREAMS ACROSS THE COUNTY MAY STILL BE FLOODING OR
RUNNING HIGH AND CONTINUED CAUTION IS ADVISED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS...MAKE THE SMART CHOICE. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3731 8090 3735 8085 3736 8087 3740 8085
      3737 8075 3748 8055 3748 8052 3737 8047
      3718 8086 3719 8087 3719 8088 3727 8101

$$

PC




000
WGUS81 KRNK 051504
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1004 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC071-052300-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2300Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GILES VA-

1004 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600
PM EST THURSDAY FOR GILES COUNTY...

AT 952 AM EST...WOLF CREEK NEAR NARROWS VIRGINIA WAS STILL ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE RESULTING IN MINOR FLOODING. FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS
HAS BEEN REPORTED...AND THIS WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM THROUGH
THE EARLY PART OF TODAY.

AT 930 AM...THE WOLF CREEK STREAM GAGE REPORTED A STAGE OF 10.1 FEET
AND FALLING...WHICH IS JUST ABOVE THE 10 FOOT FLOOD STAGE. THE
STREAM CRESTED AROUND 615 AM AT 10.42 FEET WHICH IS JUST BELOW THE
LEVEL REACHED ON JANUARY 31 2010. THE STREAM IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
FALLING TODAY AS THE RAINFALL CHANGES TO SLEET...FREEZING RAIN AND
SNOW REDUCING THE RUNOFF.

WALKER CREEK IS ALSO RUNNING VERY HIGH AND STILL RISING...THE LATEST
READING FOR THE WALKER CREEK GAGE NEAR BANE WAS 9.1 FEET AT 930 AM
AND STILL RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 11 FEET. THIS CREEK MAY APPROACH
FLOOD STAGE LATER TODAY.

OTHER UNGAGED STREAMS ACROSS THE COUNTY MAY STILL BE FLOODING OR
RUNNING HIGH AND CONTINUED CAUTION IS ADVISED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS...MAKE THE SMART CHOICE. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3731 8090 3735 8085 3736 8087 3740 8085
      3737 8075 3748 8055 3748 8052 3737 8047
      3718 8086 3719 8087 3719 8088 3727 8101

$$

PC





000
WGUS81 KRNK 051504
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1004 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC071-052300-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2300Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GILES VA-

1004 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600
PM EST THURSDAY FOR GILES COUNTY...

AT 952 AM EST...WOLF CREEK NEAR NARROWS VIRGINIA WAS STILL ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE RESULTING IN MINOR FLOODING. FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS
HAS BEEN REPORTED...AND THIS WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM THROUGH
THE EARLY PART OF TODAY.

AT 930 AM...THE WOLF CREEK STREAM GAGE REPORTED A STAGE OF 10.1 FEET
AND FALLING...WHICH IS JUST ABOVE THE 10 FOOT FLOOD STAGE. THE
STREAM CRESTED AROUND 615 AM AT 10.42 FEET WHICH IS JUST BELOW THE
LEVEL REACHED ON JANUARY 31 2010. THE STREAM IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
FALLING TODAY AS THE RAINFALL CHANGES TO SLEET...FREEZING RAIN AND
SNOW REDUCING THE RUNOFF.

WALKER CREEK IS ALSO RUNNING VERY HIGH AND STILL RISING...THE LATEST
READING FOR THE WALKER CREEK GAGE NEAR BANE WAS 9.1 FEET AT 930 AM
AND STILL RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 11 FEET. THIS CREEK MAY APPROACH
FLOOD STAGE LATER TODAY.

OTHER UNGAGED STREAMS ACROSS THE COUNTY MAY STILL BE FLOODING OR
RUNNING HIGH AND CONTINUED CAUTION IS ADVISED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS...MAKE THE SMART CHOICE. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3731 8090 3735 8085 3736 8087 3740 8085
      3737 8075 3748 8055 3748 8052 3737 8047
      3718 8086 3719 8087 3719 8088 3727 8101

$$

PC





000
WGUS81 KRNK 050648
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
148 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-051345-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T1345Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

148 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845
AM EST THURSDAY FOR
TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 100 AM EST...STREAM GAGES IN THE WARNED AREA CONTINUE TO INDICATE
VERY HIGH WATER LEVELS. WIDESPREAD FLOODING CONTINUES TO BE REPORTED
ON NUMEROUS STREAMS AND CREEKS MAINLY IN TAZEWELL AND MERCER
COUNTIES BUT ALSO IN PARTS OF THE GREENBRIER VALLEY.

RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY RANGED FROM ONE /1.00/ TO ONE AND
A HALF /1.50/ INCHES. THIS RAINFALL...COMBINED WITH EXISTING
SNOWMELT...TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD FLOODING.  AN ADDITIONAL HALF-INCH
/0.50/ OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE BETWEEN NOW AND DAYBREAK...WHICH COULD
PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS.  TEMPERATURES AFTER
DAYBREAK ARE EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FREEZING...CHANGING THE RAIN TO
FROZEN PRECIPITATION...AND REDUCING ANY ADDITIONAL RUNOFF DURING THE
DAY THURSDAY. UNTIL THIS TAKES PLACE...FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.

THERE ARE NUMEROUS SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS THAT ARE EITHER IN
FLOOD...OR EXPERIENCING HIGH WATER LEVELS.  HERE ARE SOME OF THE
LARGER ONES...

ON THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY...MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING
NEAR THE RIVER GAGE IN RICHLANDS. THE RIVER APPEARS THAT IT HAS
CRESTED...AT AROUND 12.3 FEET.  BETWEEN 8PM AND 1AM THE RIVER LEVEL
HAS REMAINED AT AROUND 12 FEET.  FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET.   RAIN
CONTINUES TO FALL IN THIS AREA...SO THE RIVER COULD BRIEFLY RISE
AGAIN DURING THE OVERNIGHT...POSSIBLY ABOVE THE EARLIER CREST.

ON THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY...THE RIVER IS RUNNING
EXTREMELY HIGH...WITH MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING BETWEEN
SPANISHBURG AND PIPESTEM.  THE RIVER APPEARS THAT IT HAS CRESTED AT
SPANISHBURG...REACHING AS HIGH AS 16.8 FEET.  FLOOD STAGE IS 12
FEET. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET.  MAJOR FLOOD STAGE IS 18
FEET.  THE RIVER LEVEL HAS TRENDED DOWN A BIT...UPSTREAM OF
SPANISHBURG.  THE RIVER IS STILL RISING DOWNSTREAM TOWARD PIPESTEM.
UNTIL THE RIVER RECEDES ON THURSDAY...EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING
WILL CONTINUE ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND SIGNIFICANT PORTIONS OF
ROUTE 19 WILL LIKELY REMAIN CLOSED NEAR SPANISHBURG.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY IS ALSO ABOVE
ITS MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF 8 FEET...AND WILL LIKELY REACH ITS MODERATE
FLOOD STAGE WHICH IS 11 FEET.  AT 1AM...INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED
SULPHUR SPRINGS WAS 10.7 FEET AND RISING. LOWLAND FLOODING IS LIKELY
AND SOME ROADS MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDING COUNTY ROAD 23.

IN ADDITION TO THE FLOOD THREAT OVERNIGHT...MUDSLIDES MAY ALSO
BECOME A PROBLEM IN STEEP HILLY TERRAIN.  THE GROUND IS SO MOIST
THAT ROCKS...MUD AND DEBRIS MAY FALL FROM HILLSIDES RESULTING
IN BLOCKED ROADS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR SAFETY...BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER
TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT
QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT
STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PM




000
WGUS81 KRNK 050648
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
148 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-051345-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T1345Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

148 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845
AM EST THURSDAY FOR
TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 100 AM EST...STREAM GAGES IN THE WARNED AREA CONTINUE TO INDICATE
VERY HIGH WATER LEVELS. WIDESPREAD FLOODING CONTINUES TO BE REPORTED
ON NUMEROUS STREAMS AND CREEKS MAINLY IN TAZEWELL AND MERCER
COUNTIES BUT ALSO IN PARTS OF THE GREENBRIER VALLEY.

RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY RANGED FROM ONE /1.00/ TO ONE AND
A HALF /1.50/ INCHES. THIS RAINFALL...COMBINED WITH EXISTING
SNOWMELT...TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD FLOODING.  AN ADDITIONAL HALF-INCH
/0.50/ OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE BETWEEN NOW AND DAYBREAK...WHICH COULD
PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS.  TEMPERATURES AFTER
DAYBREAK ARE EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FREEZING...CHANGING THE RAIN TO
FROZEN PRECIPITATION...AND REDUCING ANY ADDITIONAL RUNOFF DURING THE
DAY THURSDAY. UNTIL THIS TAKES PLACE...FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.

THERE ARE NUMEROUS SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS THAT ARE EITHER IN
FLOOD...OR EXPERIENCING HIGH WATER LEVELS.  HERE ARE SOME OF THE
LARGER ONES...

ON THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY...MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING
NEAR THE RIVER GAGE IN RICHLANDS. THE RIVER APPEARS THAT IT HAS
CRESTED...AT AROUND 12.3 FEET.  BETWEEN 8PM AND 1AM THE RIVER LEVEL
HAS REMAINED AT AROUND 12 FEET.  FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET.   RAIN
CONTINUES TO FALL IN THIS AREA...SO THE RIVER COULD BRIEFLY RISE
AGAIN DURING THE OVERNIGHT...POSSIBLY ABOVE THE EARLIER CREST.

ON THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY...THE RIVER IS RUNNING
EXTREMELY HIGH...WITH MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING BETWEEN
SPANISHBURG AND PIPESTEM.  THE RIVER APPEARS THAT IT HAS CRESTED AT
SPANISHBURG...REACHING AS HIGH AS 16.8 FEET.  FLOOD STAGE IS 12
FEET. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET.  MAJOR FLOOD STAGE IS 18
FEET.  THE RIVER LEVEL HAS TRENDED DOWN A BIT...UPSTREAM OF
SPANISHBURG.  THE RIVER IS STILL RISING DOWNSTREAM TOWARD PIPESTEM.
UNTIL THE RIVER RECEDES ON THURSDAY...EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING
WILL CONTINUE ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND SIGNIFICANT PORTIONS OF
ROUTE 19 WILL LIKELY REMAIN CLOSED NEAR SPANISHBURG.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY IS ALSO ABOVE
ITS MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF 8 FEET...AND WILL LIKELY REACH ITS MODERATE
FLOOD STAGE WHICH IS 11 FEET.  AT 1AM...INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED
SULPHUR SPRINGS WAS 10.7 FEET AND RISING. LOWLAND FLOODING IS LIKELY
AND SOME ROADS MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDING COUNTY ROAD 23.

IN ADDITION TO THE FLOOD THREAT OVERNIGHT...MUDSLIDES MAY ALSO
BECOME A PROBLEM IN STEEP HILLY TERRAIN.  THE GROUND IS SO MOIST
THAT ROCKS...MUD AND DEBRIS MAY FALL FROM HILLSIDES RESULTING
IN BLOCKED ROADS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR SAFETY...BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER
TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT
QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT
STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PM





000
WGUS81 KRNK 050648
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
148 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-051345-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T1345Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

148 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845
AM EST THURSDAY FOR
TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 100 AM EST...STREAM GAGES IN THE WARNED AREA CONTINUE TO INDICATE
VERY HIGH WATER LEVELS. WIDESPREAD FLOODING CONTINUES TO BE REPORTED
ON NUMEROUS STREAMS AND CREEKS MAINLY IN TAZEWELL AND MERCER
COUNTIES BUT ALSO IN PARTS OF THE GREENBRIER VALLEY.

RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY RANGED FROM ONE /1.00/ TO ONE AND
A HALF /1.50/ INCHES. THIS RAINFALL...COMBINED WITH EXISTING
SNOWMELT...TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD FLOODING.  AN ADDITIONAL HALF-INCH
/0.50/ OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE BETWEEN NOW AND DAYBREAK...WHICH COULD
PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS.  TEMPERATURES AFTER
DAYBREAK ARE EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FREEZING...CHANGING THE RAIN TO
FROZEN PRECIPITATION...AND REDUCING ANY ADDITIONAL RUNOFF DURING THE
DAY THURSDAY. UNTIL THIS TAKES PLACE...FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.

THERE ARE NUMEROUS SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS THAT ARE EITHER IN
FLOOD...OR EXPERIENCING HIGH WATER LEVELS.  HERE ARE SOME OF THE
LARGER ONES...

ON THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY...MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING
NEAR THE RIVER GAGE IN RICHLANDS. THE RIVER APPEARS THAT IT HAS
CRESTED...AT AROUND 12.3 FEET.  BETWEEN 8PM AND 1AM THE RIVER LEVEL
HAS REMAINED AT AROUND 12 FEET.  FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET.   RAIN
CONTINUES TO FALL IN THIS AREA...SO THE RIVER COULD BRIEFLY RISE
AGAIN DURING THE OVERNIGHT...POSSIBLY ABOVE THE EARLIER CREST.

ON THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY...THE RIVER IS RUNNING
EXTREMELY HIGH...WITH MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING BETWEEN
SPANISHBURG AND PIPESTEM.  THE RIVER APPEARS THAT IT HAS CRESTED AT
SPANISHBURG...REACHING AS HIGH AS 16.8 FEET.  FLOOD STAGE IS 12
FEET. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET.  MAJOR FLOOD STAGE IS 18
FEET.  THE RIVER LEVEL HAS TRENDED DOWN A BIT...UPSTREAM OF
SPANISHBURG.  THE RIVER IS STILL RISING DOWNSTREAM TOWARD PIPESTEM.
UNTIL THE RIVER RECEDES ON THURSDAY...EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING
WILL CONTINUE ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND SIGNIFICANT PORTIONS OF
ROUTE 19 WILL LIKELY REMAIN CLOSED NEAR SPANISHBURG.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY IS ALSO ABOVE
ITS MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF 8 FEET...AND WILL LIKELY REACH ITS MODERATE
FLOOD STAGE WHICH IS 11 FEET.  AT 1AM...INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED
SULPHUR SPRINGS WAS 10.7 FEET AND RISING. LOWLAND FLOODING IS LIKELY
AND SOME ROADS MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDING COUNTY ROAD 23.

IN ADDITION TO THE FLOOD THREAT OVERNIGHT...MUDSLIDES MAY ALSO
BECOME A PROBLEM IN STEEP HILLY TERRAIN.  THE GROUND IS SO MOIST
THAT ROCKS...MUD AND DEBRIS MAY FALL FROM HILLSIDES RESULTING
IN BLOCKED ROADS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR SAFETY...BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER
TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT
QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT
STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PM




000
WGUS81 KRNK 050648
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
148 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-051345-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T1345Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

148 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845
AM EST THURSDAY FOR
TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 100 AM EST...STREAM GAGES IN THE WARNED AREA CONTINUE TO INDICATE
VERY HIGH WATER LEVELS. WIDESPREAD FLOODING CONTINUES TO BE REPORTED
ON NUMEROUS STREAMS AND CREEKS MAINLY IN TAZEWELL AND MERCER
COUNTIES BUT ALSO IN PARTS OF THE GREENBRIER VALLEY.

RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY RANGED FROM ONE /1.00/ TO ONE AND
A HALF /1.50/ INCHES. THIS RAINFALL...COMBINED WITH EXISTING
SNOWMELT...TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD FLOODING.  AN ADDITIONAL HALF-INCH
/0.50/ OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE BETWEEN NOW AND DAYBREAK...WHICH COULD
PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS.  TEMPERATURES AFTER
DAYBREAK ARE EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FREEZING...CHANGING THE RAIN TO
FROZEN PRECIPITATION...AND REDUCING ANY ADDITIONAL RUNOFF DURING THE
DAY THURSDAY. UNTIL THIS TAKES PLACE...FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.

THERE ARE NUMEROUS SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS THAT ARE EITHER IN
FLOOD...OR EXPERIENCING HIGH WATER LEVELS.  HERE ARE SOME OF THE
LARGER ONES...

ON THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY...MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING
NEAR THE RIVER GAGE IN RICHLANDS. THE RIVER APPEARS THAT IT HAS
CRESTED...AT AROUND 12.3 FEET.  BETWEEN 8PM AND 1AM THE RIVER LEVEL
HAS REMAINED AT AROUND 12 FEET.  FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET.   RAIN
CONTINUES TO FALL IN THIS AREA...SO THE RIVER COULD BRIEFLY RISE
AGAIN DURING THE OVERNIGHT...POSSIBLY ABOVE THE EARLIER CREST.

ON THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY...THE RIVER IS RUNNING
EXTREMELY HIGH...WITH MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING BETWEEN
SPANISHBURG AND PIPESTEM.  THE RIVER APPEARS THAT IT HAS CRESTED AT
SPANISHBURG...REACHING AS HIGH AS 16.8 FEET.  FLOOD STAGE IS 12
FEET. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET.  MAJOR FLOOD STAGE IS 18
FEET.  THE RIVER LEVEL HAS TRENDED DOWN A BIT...UPSTREAM OF
SPANISHBURG.  THE RIVER IS STILL RISING DOWNSTREAM TOWARD PIPESTEM.
UNTIL THE RIVER RECEDES ON THURSDAY...EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING
WILL CONTINUE ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND SIGNIFICANT PORTIONS OF
ROUTE 19 WILL LIKELY REMAIN CLOSED NEAR SPANISHBURG.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY IS ALSO ABOVE
ITS MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF 8 FEET...AND WILL LIKELY REACH ITS MODERATE
FLOOD STAGE WHICH IS 11 FEET.  AT 1AM...INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED
SULPHUR SPRINGS WAS 10.7 FEET AND RISING. LOWLAND FLOODING IS LIKELY
AND SOME ROADS MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDING COUNTY ROAD 23.

IN ADDITION TO THE FLOOD THREAT OVERNIGHT...MUDSLIDES MAY ALSO
BECOME A PROBLEM IN STEEP HILLY TERRAIN.  THE GROUND IS SO MOIST
THAT ROCKS...MUD AND DEBRIS MAY FALL FROM HILLSIDES RESULTING
IN BLOCKED ROADS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR SAFETY...BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER
TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT
QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT
STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PM





000
WGUS81 KRNK 050557
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1257 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC071-051100-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T1100Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GILES VA-

1257 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600
AM EST THURSDAY FOR GILES COUNTY...

AT 1238 AM EST....WOLF CREEK NEAR NARROWS VIRGINIA WAS ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE RESULTING IN MINOR FLOODING. FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS HAS
BEEN REPORTED...AND THIS WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS.

AT MIDNIGHT...THE WOLF CREEK STREAM GAGE REPORTED A LEVEL OF 10.2
FEET...WHICH IS JUST ABOVE THE 10 FOOT FLOOD STAGE. THE LEVEL OF THE
CREEK MAY RISE ANOTHER FOOT DURING THE OVERNIGHT PENDING ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL.  THROUGH MIDNIGHT...AROUND THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH OF
RAIN HAD FALLEN ACROSS GILES COUNTY.  ANOTHER QUARTER OF AN INCH IS
LIKELY BETWEEN NOW AND DAYBREAK. THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL...IN
ADDITION TO ANY REMAINING SNOW MELT...WILL KEEP STREAMS ACROSS THE
COUNTY RUNNING HIGH WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR LOWLAND FLOODING.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT RESPONSIBLY. DO NOT
DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY.
MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR ABOUT FLOODING IN YOUR AREA. PLEASE SEND YOUR
REPORTS OF FLOODING... INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3731 8090 3735 8085 3736 8087 3740 8085
      3737 8075 3748 8055 3748 8052 3737 8047
      3718 8086 3719 8087 3719 8088 3727 8101

$$

PM




000
WGUS81 KRNK 050557
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1257 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC071-051100-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T1100Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GILES VA-

1257 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600
AM EST THURSDAY FOR GILES COUNTY...

AT 1238 AM EST....WOLF CREEK NEAR NARROWS VIRGINIA WAS ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE RESULTING IN MINOR FLOODING. FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS HAS
BEEN REPORTED...AND THIS WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS.

AT MIDNIGHT...THE WOLF CREEK STREAM GAGE REPORTED A LEVEL OF 10.2
FEET...WHICH IS JUST ABOVE THE 10 FOOT FLOOD STAGE. THE LEVEL OF THE
CREEK MAY RISE ANOTHER FOOT DURING THE OVERNIGHT PENDING ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL.  THROUGH MIDNIGHT...AROUND THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH OF
RAIN HAD FALLEN ACROSS GILES COUNTY.  ANOTHER QUARTER OF AN INCH IS
LIKELY BETWEEN NOW AND DAYBREAK. THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL...IN
ADDITION TO ANY REMAINING SNOW MELT...WILL KEEP STREAMS ACROSS THE
COUNTY RUNNING HIGH WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR LOWLAND FLOODING.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT RESPONSIBLY. DO NOT
DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY.
MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR ABOUT FLOODING IN YOUR AREA. PLEASE SEND YOUR
REPORTS OF FLOODING... INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3731 8090 3735 8085 3736 8087 3740 8085
      3737 8075 3748 8055 3748 8052 3737 8047
      3718 8086 3719 8087 3719 8088 3727 8101

$$

PM





000
WGUS81 KRNK 050557
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1257 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

VAC071-051100-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T1100Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GILES VA-

1257 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600
AM EST THURSDAY FOR GILES COUNTY...

AT 1238 AM EST....WOLF CREEK NEAR NARROWS VIRGINIA WAS ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE RESULTING IN MINOR FLOODING. FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS HAS
BEEN REPORTED...AND THIS WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS.

AT MIDNIGHT...THE WOLF CREEK STREAM GAGE REPORTED A LEVEL OF 10.2
FEET...WHICH IS JUST ABOVE THE 10 FOOT FLOOD STAGE. THE LEVEL OF THE
CREEK MAY RISE ANOTHER FOOT DURING THE OVERNIGHT PENDING ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL.  THROUGH MIDNIGHT...AROUND THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH OF
RAIN HAD FALLEN ACROSS GILES COUNTY.  ANOTHER QUARTER OF AN INCH IS
LIKELY BETWEEN NOW AND DAYBREAK. THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL...IN
ADDITION TO ANY REMAINING SNOW MELT...WILL KEEP STREAMS ACROSS THE
COUNTY RUNNING HIGH WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR LOWLAND FLOODING.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT RESPONSIBLY. DO NOT
DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY.
MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR ABOUT FLOODING IN YOUR AREA. PLEASE SEND YOUR
REPORTS OF FLOODING... INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3731 8090 3735 8085 3736 8087 3740 8085
      3737 8075 3748 8055 3748 8052 3737 8047
      3718 8086 3719 8087 3719 8088 3727 8101

$$

PM





000
WGUS81 KRNK 042325
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
625 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-050145-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T0145Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

625 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845
PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 613 PM EST...STREAM GAGES CONTINUE TO INDICATE FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED
AREA AND THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF CREEKS
AND STREAMS IN BOTH TAZEWELL AND MERCER COUNTIES AND ISOLATED REPORTS FROM
GREENBRIER COUNTY.

THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL TODAY HAS REMAINED WEST OF THE WARNED AREA BUT
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL UP TO A HALF-INCH /0.50/ IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT WHICH
COULD PRODUCE RENEWED RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS...BEFORE A CHANGE
TO FROZEN PRECIPITATION OCCURS.

THE CLINCH RIVER AT RICHLANDS WAS NEARING CREST AT 6 PM THIS EVENING AT
AROUND 12.25 FEET. MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET AND MODERATE FLOOD
STAGE 13 FEET. THIS CREST IS THE HIGHEST AT THIS GAGE LOCATION SINCE MARCH
21 1998.

THE BLUESTONE RIVER GAGE NEAR SPANISHBURG IN MERCER COUNTY WAS AT 15.20
FEET JUST BEFORE 6 PM AND STILL RISING. THE RATE OF RISE HAS SLOWED
BUT IT MAY YET REACH 16 TO 17 FEET BY LATER THIS EVENING BEFORE CRESTING.
MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 12 FEET AND MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET. IN
MARCH 2010 THIS GAGE REACHED 17.50 FEET WHICH IS THE HIGHEST IN THE
FIVE YEARS SINCE THE GAGE WAS INSTALLED.

EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING IS OCCURRING ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND
SIGNIFICANT PORTIONS OF ROUTE 19 ARE CLOSED NEAR SPANISHBURG.

BRUSH CREEK IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO STILL RISING AND COULD PRODUCE
FLOODING NEAR AND WEST OF PRINCETON.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY IS ALSO ABOVE ITS
MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF 8 FEET AND IS STILL RISING. LOWLAND FLOODING
IS LIKELY AND SOME ROADS MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDING COUNTY ROAD 23.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC




000
WGUS81 KRNK 042325
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
625 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-050145-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T0145Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

625 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845
PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 613 PM EST...STREAM GAGES CONTINUE TO INDICATE FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED
AREA AND THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF CREEKS
AND STREAMS IN BOTH TAZEWELL AND MERCER COUNTIES AND ISOLATED REPORTS FROM
GREENBRIER COUNTY.

THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL TODAY HAS REMAINED WEST OF THE WARNED AREA BUT
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL UP TO A HALF-INCH /0.50/ IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT WHICH
COULD PRODUCE RENEWED RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS...BEFORE A CHANGE
TO FROZEN PRECIPITATION OCCURS.

THE CLINCH RIVER AT RICHLANDS WAS NEARING CREST AT 6 PM THIS EVENING AT
AROUND 12.25 FEET. MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET AND MODERATE FLOOD
STAGE 13 FEET. THIS CREST IS THE HIGHEST AT THIS GAGE LOCATION SINCE MARCH
21 1998.

THE BLUESTONE RIVER GAGE NEAR SPANISHBURG IN MERCER COUNTY WAS AT 15.20
FEET JUST BEFORE 6 PM AND STILL RISING. THE RATE OF RISE HAS SLOWED
BUT IT MAY YET REACH 16 TO 17 FEET BY LATER THIS EVENING BEFORE CRESTING.
MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 12 FEET AND MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET. IN
MARCH 2010 THIS GAGE REACHED 17.50 FEET WHICH IS THE HIGHEST IN THE
FIVE YEARS SINCE THE GAGE WAS INSTALLED.

EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING IS OCCURRING ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND
SIGNIFICANT PORTIONS OF ROUTE 19 ARE CLOSED NEAR SPANISHBURG.

BRUSH CREEK IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO STILL RISING AND COULD PRODUCE
FLOODING NEAR AND WEST OF PRINCETON.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY IS ALSO ABOVE ITS
MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF 8 FEET AND IS STILL RISING. LOWLAND FLOODING
IS LIKELY AND SOME ROADS MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDING COUNTY ROAD 23.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC





000
WGUS81 KRNK 042115
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
415 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-050145-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T0145Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

415 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845
PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 402 PM EST...STREAM GAGES CONTINUE TO INDICATE FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED
AREA AND THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF CREEKS
AND STREAMS IN BOTH TAZEWELL AND MERCER COUNTIES AND ISOLATED REPORTS FROM
GREENBRIER COUNTY.

THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL TODAY HAS REMAINED WEST OF THE WARNED AREA BUT
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL UP TO A HALF-INCH /0.50/ IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT WHICH
COULD PRODUCE RENEWED RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS...BEFORE A CHANGE
TO FROZEN PRECIPITATION OCCURS.

FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY. THE
RIVER GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS WAS AT 12.17 FEET JUST BEFORE 4 PM AND
STILL RISING SLOWLY. MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET AND MODERATE FLOOD
STAGE 13 FEET. THE RIVER APPEARS TO BE NEARING CREST BUT WILL CONTINUE
TO RISE SLOWLY FOR A FEW MORE HOURS WITH A CREST NEAR 13 FEET EARLY
THIS EVENING.

THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY WAS AT 14.40 FEET JUST BEFORE
4 PM AND STILL RISING BUT THE RATE OF RISE HAS SLOWED AND IT SHOULD
CREST NEAR 15 FEET BY THIS EVENING. MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 12 FEET
AND MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET. EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING IS
LIKELY ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND SEVERAL ROADS WILL BE AFFECTED...
INCLUDING PARTS OF ROUTE 19 NEAR SPANISHBURG.

BRUSH CREEK IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO STILL RISING AND COULD PRODUCE
FLOODING NEAR AND WEST OF PRINCETON.

THE EAST RIVER NEAR WILLOWTON IN MERCER COUNTY HAS CRESTED JUST BELOW
FLOOD STAGE OF 9 FEET AND IS BEGINNING TO FALL.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY IS ALSO ABOVE ITS
MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF 8 FEET AND IS STILL RISING. LOWLAND FLOODING
IS LIKELY AND SOME ROADS MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDING COUNTY ROAD 23.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC





000
WGUS81 KRNK 042115
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
415 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-050145-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T0145Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

415 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845
PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 402 PM EST...STREAM GAGES CONTINUE TO INDICATE FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED
AREA AND THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF CREEKS
AND STREAMS IN BOTH TAZEWELL AND MERCER COUNTIES AND ISOLATED REPORTS FROM
GREENBRIER COUNTY.

THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL TODAY HAS REMAINED WEST OF THE WARNED AREA BUT
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL UP TO A HALF-INCH /0.50/ IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT WHICH
COULD PRODUCE RENEWED RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS...BEFORE A CHANGE
TO FROZEN PRECIPITATION OCCURS.

FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY. THE
RIVER GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS WAS AT 12.17 FEET JUST BEFORE 4 PM AND
STILL RISING SLOWLY. MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET AND MODERATE FLOOD
STAGE 13 FEET. THE RIVER APPEARS TO BE NEARING CREST BUT WILL CONTINUE
TO RISE SLOWLY FOR A FEW MORE HOURS WITH A CREST NEAR 13 FEET EARLY
THIS EVENING.

THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY WAS AT 14.40 FEET JUST BEFORE
4 PM AND STILL RISING BUT THE RATE OF RISE HAS SLOWED AND IT SHOULD
CREST NEAR 15 FEET BY THIS EVENING. MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 12 FEET
AND MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET. EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING IS
LIKELY ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND SEVERAL ROADS WILL BE AFFECTED...
INCLUDING PARTS OF ROUTE 19 NEAR SPANISHBURG.

BRUSH CREEK IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO STILL RISING AND COULD PRODUCE
FLOODING NEAR AND WEST OF PRINCETON.

THE EAST RIVER NEAR WILLOWTON IN MERCER COUNTY HAS CRESTED JUST BELOW
FLOOD STAGE OF 9 FEET AND IS BEGINNING TO FALL.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY IS ALSO ABOVE ITS
MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF 8 FEET AND IS STILL RISING. LOWLAND FLOODING
IS LIKELY AND SOME ROADS MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDING COUNTY ROAD 23.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC




000
WGUS81 KRNK 041916
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
216 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-050145-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T0145Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

216 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845
PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 200 PM EST...SEVERAL STREAM GAGES CONTINUE TO INDICATE FLOODING
ACROSS THE WARNED AREA AND THERE HAVE REPORTS OF WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF CREEKS
AND STREAMS IN BOTH TAZEWELL AND MERCER COUNTIES.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 0.50 TO 0.75 INCHES OF RAIN FELL OVERNIGHT AND EARLY
TODAY ALONG WITH RAPID SNOW MELT WHICH ADDED TO THE FLOODING. THE SNOW
IS MOSTLY GONE ACROSS TAZEWELL AND MERCER BUT PLENTY OF SNOW REMAINS
ACROSS GREENBRIER COUNTY.

THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL TODAY HAS REMAINED WEST OF THE WARNED AREA BUT
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL UP TO A HALF-INCH /0.50/ IS LIKELY LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING WHICH COULD PRODUCE RENEWED RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS...BEFORE
A CHANGE TO FROZEN PRECIPITATION OCCURS.

FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY. THE
RIVER GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS WAS AT 11.71 FEET JUST BEFORE 2 PM AND
STILL RISING SLOWLY. MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET AND MODERATE FLOOD
STAGE 13 FEET. THE RIVER APPEARS TO BE NEARING CREST BUT WILL CONTINUE
TO RISE THIS AFTERNOON WITH A CREST OF 12 TO 13 FEET LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY WAS AT 13.50 FEET JUST BEFORE
2 PM AND STILL RISING BUT THE RATE OF RISE HAS SLOWED AND IT SHOULD
CREST BETWEEN 14 AND 15 FEET LATER TODAY. MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 12 FEET AND
MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET. EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING IS
LIKELY ALONG MUCH OF THE RIVER AND SEVERAL ROADS WILL BE AFFECTED...
INCLUDING PARTS OF ROUTE 19 NEAR SPANISHBURG.

BRUSH CREEK IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO STILL RISING AND COULD PRODUCE
FLOODING NEAR AND WEST OF PRINCETON.

THE EAST RIVER NEAR WILLOWTON IN MERCER COUNTY HAS CRESTED JUST BELOW
FLOOD STAGE OF 9 FEET AND IS BEGINING TO FALL.

INDIAN CREEK NEAR RED SULPHUR SPRINGS IN MONROE COUNTY IS NEARING ITS
MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF 8 FEET AND SHOULD EXCEED THAT LEVEL IN THE NEXT HOUR
OR SO. LOWLAND FLOODING IS LIKELY.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC




000
WGUS81 KRNK 041719
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1219 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-050145-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T0145Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

1219 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
845 PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER
AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 1205 PM EST...SEVERAL STREAM GAGES INDICATE FLOODING ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 0.50 TO 0.75 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
FALLEN ALONG WITH RAPID SNOW MELT WHICH IS ADDING TO THE FLOODING.
THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL REMAINS WEST OF THE WARNED AREA AT THIS TIME
BUT ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS LIKELY LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
WHICH COULD PRODUCE MORE RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS.

FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY. THE
RIVER GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS WAS AT 11.0 FEET AT 12 NOON TODAY AND
STILL RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET. THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO
RISE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH A CREST OF 12 TO 13 FEET LATER THIS
AFTERNOON. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 13 FEET.

THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY HAS ALSO EXCEEDED ITS FLOOD
STAGE OF 12 FEET AND WAS AT 12.40 FEET JUST BEFORE 12 NOON AND STILL
RISING. EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING AND IS LIKELY AND SEVERAL ROADS
WILL BE AFFECTED.

BRUSH CREEK IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO STILL RISING AND COULD PRODUCE
FLOODING NEAR AND WEST OF PRINCETON.

THE EAST RIVER NEAR WILLOWTON IN MERCER COUNTY IS JUST BELOW THE
FLOOD STAGE OF 9 FEET AND APPEARS TO BE NEARING ITS CREST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC





000
WGUS81 KRNK 041719
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1219 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-050145-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T0145Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

1219 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
845 PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER
AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 1205 PM EST...SEVERAL STREAM GAGES INDICATE FLOODING ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 0.50 TO 0.75 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
FALLEN ALONG WITH RAPID SNOW MELT WHICH IS ADDING TO THE FLOODING.
THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL REMAINS WEST OF THE WARNED AREA AT THIS TIME
BUT ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS LIKELY LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
WHICH COULD PRODUCE MORE RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS.

FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY. THE
RIVER GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS WAS AT 11.0 FEET AT 12 NOON TODAY AND
STILL RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET. THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO
RISE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH A CREST OF 12 TO 13 FEET LATER THIS
AFTERNOON. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 13 FEET.

THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY HAS ALSO EXCEEDED ITS FLOOD
STAGE OF 12 FEET AND WAS AT 12.40 FEET JUST BEFORE 12 NOON AND STILL
RISING. EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING AND IS LIKELY AND SEVERAL ROADS
WILL BE AFFECTED.

BRUSH CREEK IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO STILL RISING AND COULD PRODUCE
FLOODING NEAR AND WEST OF PRINCETON.

THE EAST RIVER NEAR WILLOWTON IN MERCER COUNTY IS JUST BELOW THE
FLOOD STAGE OF 9 FEET AND APPEARS TO BE NEARING ITS CREST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

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000
WGUS81 KRNK 041719
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1219 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-050145-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T0145Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

1219 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
845 PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER
AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 1205 PM EST...SEVERAL STREAM GAGES INDICATE FLOODING ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 0.50 TO 0.75 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
FALLEN ALONG WITH RAPID SNOW MELT WHICH IS ADDING TO THE FLOODING.
THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL REMAINS WEST OF THE WARNED AREA AT THIS TIME
BUT ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS LIKELY LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
WHICH COULD PRODUCE MORE RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS.

FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY. THE
RIVER GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS WAS AT 11.0 FEET AT 12 NOON TODAY AND
STILL RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET. THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO
RISE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH A CREST OF 12 TO 13 FEET LATER THIS
AFTERNOON. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 13 FEET.

THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY HAS ALSO EXCEEDED ITS FLOOD
STAGE OF 12 FEET AND WAS AT 12.40 FEET JUST BEFORE 12 NOON AND STILL
RISING. EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING AND IS LIKELY AND SEVERAL ROADS
WILL BE AFFECTED.

BRUSH CREEK IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO STILL RISING AND COULD PRODUCE
FLOODING NEAR AND WEST OF PRINCETON.

THE EAST RIVER NEAR WILLOWTON IN MERCER COUNTY IS JUST BELOW THE
FLOOD STAGE OF 9 FEET AND APPEARS TO BE NEARING ITS CREST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC




000
WGUS81 KRNK 041719
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1219 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-050145-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T0145Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

1219 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
845 PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER
AND MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 1205 PM EST...SEVERAL STREAM GAGES INDICATE FLOODING ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 0.50 TO 0.75 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
FALLEN ALONG WITH RAPID SNOW MELT WHICH IS ADDING TO THE FLOODING.
THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL REMAINS WEST OF THE WARNED AREA AT THIS TIME
BUT ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS LIKELY LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
WHICH COULD PRODUCE MORE RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS.

FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY. THE
RIVER GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS WAS AT 11.0 FEET AT 12 NOON TODAY AND
STILL RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET. THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO
RISE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH A CREST OF 12 TO 13 FEET LATER THIS
AFTERNOON. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 13 FEET.

THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY HAS ALSO EXCEEDED ITS FLOOD
STAGE OF 12 FEET AND WAS AT 12.40 FEET JUST BEFORE 12 NOON AND STILL
RISING. EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING AND IS LIKELY AND SEVERAL ROADS
WILL BE AFFECTED.

BRUSH CREEK IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO STILL RISING AND COULD PRODUCE
FLOODING NEAR AND WEST OF PRINCETON.

THE EAST RIVER NEAR WILLOWTON IN MERCER COUNTY IS JUST BELOW THE
FLOOD STAGE OF 9 FEET AND APPEARS TO BE NEARING ITS CREST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC




000
WGUS81 KRNK 041516
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1016 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-050145-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T0145Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

1016 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845
PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND
MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 1001 AM EST...SEVERAL STREAM GAGES INDICATED FLOODING ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA. RAPID SNOW MELT IS ALSO OCCURRING AND WILL ADD TO THE
FLOODING.

FLOOD WATERS ARE MOVING DOWN CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY. THE RIVER
GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS WAS AT 9.75 FEET JUST BEFORE 10 AM THIS MORNING AND
STILL RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET. THE RIVER SHOULD EXCEED FLOOD
STAGE SOON AND WILL CONTINUE TO RISE SLOWLY DURING THE DAY. THE HEAVIEST
RAINFALL REMAINS WEST OF THE CLINCH BASIN AT THIS TIME AND IF THIS
RAIN ENTERS THE BASIN ADDITIONAL RISES ARE LIKELY.

THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO RISING RAPIDLY AND WAS AT 11.0
FEET JUST BEFORE 10 AM AND APPROACHING THE FLOOD STAGE OF 12 FEET AT
SPANISHBURG. EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING IS LIKELY.

BRUSH CREEK IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO RISING RAPIDLY AND COULD PRODUCE FLOODING
NEAR AND WEST OF PRINCETON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC




000
WGUS81 KRNK 041516
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1016 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-050145-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T0145Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

1016 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845
PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND
MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 1001 AM EST...SEVERAL STREAM GAGES INDICATED FLOODING ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA. RAPID SNOW MELT IS ALSO OCCURRING AND WILL ADD TO THE
FLOODING.

FLOOD WATERS ARE MOVING DOWN CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY. THE RIVER
GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS WAS AT 9.75 FEET JUST BEFORE 10 AM THIS MORNING AND
STILL RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET. THE RIVER SHOULD EXCEED FLOOD
STAGE SOON AND WILL CONTINUE TO RISE SLOWLY DURING THE DAY. THE HEAVIEST
RAINFALL REMAINS WEST OF THE CLINCH BASIN AT THIS TIME AND IF THIS
RAIN ENTERS THE BASIN ADDITIONAL RISES ARE LIKELY.

THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO RISING RAPIDLY AND WAS AT 11.0
FEET JUST BEFORE 10 AM AND APPROACHING THE FLOOD STAGE OF 12 FEET AT
SPANISHBURG. EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING IS LIKELY.

BRUSH CREEK IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO RISING RAPIDLY AND COULD PRODUCE FLOODING
NEAR AND WEST OF PRINCETON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC





000
WGUS81 KRNK 041516
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1016 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-050145-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T0145Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

1016 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845
PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND
MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 1001 AM EST...SEVERAL STREAM GAGES INDICATED FLOODING ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA. RAPID SNOW MELT IS ALSO OCCURRING AND WILL ADD TO THE
FLOODING.

FLOOD WATERS ARE MOVING DOWN CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY. THE RIVER
GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS WAS AT 9.75 FEET JUST BEFORE 10 AM THIS MORNING AND
STILL RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET. THE RIVER SHOULD EXCEED FLOOD
STAGE SOON AND WILL CONTINUE TO RISE SLOWLY DURING THE DAY. THE HEAVIEST
RAINFALL REMAINS WEST OF THE CLINCH BASIN AT THIS TIME AND IF THIS
RAIN ENTERS THE BASIN ADDITIONAL RISES ARE LIKELY.

THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO RISING RAPIDLY AND WAS AT 11.0
FEET JUST BEFORE 10 AM AND APPROACHING THE FLOOD STAGE OF 12 FEET AT
SPANISHBURG. EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING IS LIKELY.

BRUSH CREEK IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO RISING RAPIDLY AND COULD PRODUCE FLOODING
NEAR AND WEST OF PRINCETON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC





000
WGUS81 KRNK 041516
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1016 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAC185-WVC025-055-063-089-050145-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T0145Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAZEWELL VA-SUMMERS WV-GREENBRIER WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-

1016 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845
PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR TAZEWELL...SUMMERS...GREENBRIER...MERCER AND
MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 1001 AM EST...SEVERAL STREAM GAGES INDICATED FLOODING ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA. RAPID SNOW MELT IS ALSO OCCURRING AND WILL ADD TO THE
FLOODING.

FLOOD WATERS ARE MOVING DOWN CLINCH RIVER IN TAZEWELL COUNTY. THE RIVER
GAGE NEAR RICHLANDS WAS AT 9.75 FEET JUST BEFORE 10 AM THIS MORNING AND
STILL RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET. THE RIVER SHOULD EXCEED FLOOD
STAGE SOON AND WILL CONTINUE TO RISE SLOWLY DURING THE DAY. THE HEAVIEST
RAINFALL REMAINS WEST OF THE CLINCH BASIN AT THIS TIME AND IF THIS
RAIN ENTERS THE BASIN ADDITIONAL RISES ARE LIKELY.

THE BLUESTONE RIVER IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO RISING RAPIDLY AND WAS AT 11.0
FEET JUST BEFORE 10 AM AND APPROACHING THE FLOOD STAGE OF 12 FEET AT
SPANISHBURG. EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING IS LIKELY.

BRUSH CREEK IN MERCER COUNTY IS ALSO RISING RAPIDLY AND COULD PRODUCE FLOODING
NEAR AND WEST OF PRINCETON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF FLOODING...
INCLUDING MUDSLIDES OR ROAD CLOSURES...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 3826 8043 3805 8026 3803 7999 3771 8033
      3761 8024 3743 8086 3735 8089 3727 8124
      3711 8131 3696 8177 3697 8177 3715 8186
      3723 8171 3721 8156 3727 8142 3772 8097
      3768 8088 3779 8092 3787 8075 3807 8081

$$

PC




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