Last Updated on July 10, 2022 1:29 pm
Alert for Alleghany; Ashe (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Flood Advisory issued July 10 at 1:06PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON…
* WHAT…Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues.
* WHERE…In northwest North Carolina, Alleghany NC and Ashe.
* WHEN…Until 300 PM EDT.
* IMPACTS…Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…
– At 104 PM EDT, An area of light to moderate rain continued to
spread southeast into Alleghany County NC from southwest
Virginia. Much of Alleghany County experienced 2 to 4 inches
of rainfall on Saturday. Additional rainfall of 1 to 1.5
inches is possible over the next couple of hours. This
additional rainfall combined with saturated ground from
previous rainfall could result in minor flooding within the
advisory area. Ponding of water can also be expected,
especially in low-lying areas on roadways.
– This includes the following streams and drainages…
Brush Creek, Elk Creek, Grassy Creek, Elkin Creek, East Prong
Roaring River, Gully Creek, Crab Fork, Glade Creek, Basin
Creek, Big Pine Creek, Cove Creek and Little River.
Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 1.5 inches are expected
over the area. This additional rain will result in minor
– Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Whitehead… Twin Oaks…
Glade Valley… Stratford…
In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.
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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