Flood warnings issued for Pulaski County, Radford, Wythe County

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
 Roanoke County in west central Virginia...
 Pulaski County in southwestern Virginia...
 The City of Radford in southwestern Virginia...
 The City of Salem in west central Virginia...
 Floyd County in southwestern Virginia...
 The City of Roanoke in west central Virginia...
 Carroll County in southwestern Virginia...
 Western Henry County in south central Virginia...
 The City of Galax in southwestern Virginia...
 Western Franklin County in west central Virginia...
 Patrick County in southwestern Virginia...
 Montgomery County in southwestern Virginia...

* Until 315 AM EDT Thursday.

* At 320 PM EDT, several agencies reported flooding of creeks and
 streams along with road closures across the area today. Even
 though some of the flooding has receded this afternoon, another
 band of moderate to heavy rain will move over the area tonight.
 Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches is possible tonight.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
 Roanoke...
 Blacksburg...
 Salem...
 Christiansburg...
 Radford...
 Pulaski...
 and Vinton.

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.
The National Weather Service Blacksburg Va has issued
a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Virginia...West
Virginia... New River near Galax affecting Carroll...City of Galax and Grayson
 Counties
 New River at Allisonia affecting Pulaski and Wythe Counties
 New River at Radford affecting City of Radford...Montgomery and
 Pulaski Counties
 New River At Glen Lyn affecting Giles...Mercer...Monroe and Summers
 Counties

 An additional two to five inches of rainfall is expected through Friday morning.
 These forecasts are based on that expected rainfall. If the amount that falls in
 the New River basin is less, the river crests will be lower.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive through flooded areas...the water may be much deeper
than you think.

Listen to noaa weather radio or your favorite media outlet for later
statements or warnings.