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Flood Advisory for Ashe County, NC at 250 pm EDT, May 22nd 2022

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Last Updated on May 22, 2022 2:57 pm

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Ashe NC-
250 PM EDT Sun May 22 2022

…FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM EDT THIS EVENING…

  • WHAT…Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.
  • WHERE…A portion of northwest North Carolina, including the
    following county, Ashe.
  • WHEN…Until 645 PM EDT.
  • IMPACTS…Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.
    Water over roadways.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…
  • At 250 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
    thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin
    shortly in the advisory area. Between 1.5 and 2 inches of
    rain have fallen.
  • This includes the following streams and drainages…
    South Fork New River, Osborn Creek, Piney Branch, Little Peak
    Creek, Meadow Fork, Darnell Creek, Peak Creek, Roten Creek,
    Mulberry Creek, North Fork Reddies River and Prathers Creek.
    Additional rainfall amounts up to 0.5 inches are expected
    over the area. This additional rain will result in minor
    flooding.
  • Some locations that will experience flooding include…
    Laurel Springs…
  • http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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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