NWS issues flood warning

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
 Pulaski County in southwestern Virginia...
 Giles County in southwestern Virginia...
 Greenbrier County in southeastern West Virginia...
 Monroe County in southeastern West Virginia...

* Until 1000 PM EST Thursday

* At 957 AM EST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
 flooding. Two to localized three inches of rain have already
 fallen, with up to an additional two inches possible over the next
 12 hours. Expect rapid rises on area creeks and streams,
 especially Walker Creek in Giles and Peak Creek in Pulaski.
 Landslides, rockslides, and flooded low-lying roadways will be
 possible.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
 Radford...
 Alleghany...
 Pulaski...
 Lewisburg...
 and Pearisburg.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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.