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Flood Advisory until 2:15pm – Nov 11, 2020

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Last Updated on November 11, 2020 12:30 pm

Alleghany NC NC-Ashe NC-Stokes NC-Surry NC-Watauga NC-Wilkes NC-
Yadkin NC-Carroll VA-Grayson VA-
1113 AM EST Wed Nov 11 2020

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

  • Flood Advisory for…
    Western Stokes County in north central North Carolina…
    Alleghany NC County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Southeastern Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Surry County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Southeastern Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Yadkin County in northwestern North Carolina…
    South Central Carroll County in southwestern Virginia…
    Southeastern Grayson County in southwestern Virginia…
  • Until 215 PM EST.
  • At 1113 AM EST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
    heavy rain. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly
    in the advisory area. Between 1.5 and 3.5 inches of rain have
    fallen, with new, heavy showers entering from the south.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Boone, Mount Airy, North Wilkesboro, Elkin, Wilkesboro, Fairview
and Flat Rock.

Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected over the area. This
additional rain will result in minor flooding.

This includes the following streams and drainages…
Basin Creek, Ararat River, Archies Creek and Arnold Branch.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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

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