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Areal Flood Advisory In Effect Until 7:45pm – Tuesday June 18, 2019

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Last Updated on June 18, 2019 4:51 pm

Alleghany NC-Wilkes NC-Watauga NC-Ashe NC-Wythe VA-Carroll VA-
City of Galax VA-Grayson VA-
444 PM EDT Tue Jun 18 2019

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

Flood Advisory for…
Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina…
Northwestern Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina…
Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…
South central Wythe County in southwestern Virginia…
Southwestern Carroll County in southwestern Virginia…
The City of Galax in southwestern Virginia…
Grayson County in southwestern Virginia…

Until 745 PM EDT

At 443 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area
and rises on creeks and streams. Up to two inches of rain have
already fallen in parts of the Advisory area, with an additional
up to 2 inches possible.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of flooding,
including mudslides or flooded roads, to the National Weather Service
by calling toll free at 1…8 6 6…2 1 5…4 3 2 4. Reports and
pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg Facebook page and on Twitter.

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