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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
835 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

VAC185-WVC055-242100-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-220524T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Tazewell VA-Mercer WV-
835 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall
  continues.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest Virginia and southeast West
  Virginia, including the following counties, in southwest Virginia,
  Tazewell. In southeast West Virginia, Mercer.

* WHEN...Until 500 PM EDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying
  and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. Low-water
  crossings are inundated with water and may not be passable.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 833 AM EDT, gauge reports indicated an area of very heavy
    rainfall across the warned area. Between 2 and 4 inches of
    rain have fallen.
  - Flooding continues along the Bluestone River near Falls
    Mills.  At 800 AM EDT this morning, the stage was 7.1 feet
    and flood stage is 7.0 feet.  The river is beginning to fall
    and should fall below flood stage later this morning.
  - Some locations that will experience flooding include...
    Pinnacle Rock State Park.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3730 8130 3731 8128 3728 8129 3728 8127
      3727 8127 3726 8128 3727 8130 3728 8132
      3729 8131


$$

RAB

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
821 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

VAC071-WVC055-242015-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-220524T2015Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Giles VA-Mercer WV-
821 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall
  continues.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest Virginia and southeast West
  Virginia, including the following counties, in southwest Virginia,
  Giles. In southeast West Virginia, Mercer.

* WHEN...Until 415 PM EDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...It will take several hours for all the water from
  earlier overnight excessive rainfall to work through local
  drainage systems in urban areas.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 819 AM EDT, Minor flooding continues along the East River
    at Willowton or near Glen Lyn.  At 800 AM EDT, the East River
    at Willowton was at the flood stage of 9.0 feet and slowly
    falling. The river is expected to fall below flood stage this
    morning.
  - Some locations that will experience flooding include...
    Glen Lyn and Willowton.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3736 8086 3737 8087 3738 8086 3737 8085
      3736 8085 3735 8087 3735 8088 3735 8089
      3735 8091 3733 8095 3734 8095 3736 8089
      3736 8087


$$

RAB

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
816 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

.Several hours of rain occurred overnight producing rainfall amounts
of 2 to 4 inches across the region, impacting Wolf Creek and Mill
Creek as well as the general area around Narrows where these two
creeks flow into the New River.  Low lying, poor drainage, and
normally flood prone areas may be flooded for the next several hours
as a result.  Along the Wolf Creek at Narrows, the stage at 8 AM EDT
was 9.6 feet and still rising.  Flood stage is 10.0 ft. The river
will likely reach flood stage by 10 AM EDT this morning and remain
in flood through early afternoon.

VAC071-241815-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FA.W.0003.220524T1216Z-220524T1815Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Giles VA-
816 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

...FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is
  expected.

* WHERE...A portion of southwest Virginia, including the following
  county, Giles.

* WHEN...Until 215 PM EDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Streams continue to rise due to excess runoff from
  earlier rainfall. Low-water crossings are inundated with water and
  may not be passable.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 812 AM EDT, Several hours of rain occurred overnight
    producing rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches across the
    region, impacting Wolf Creek and Mill Creek as well as the
    general area around Narrows where these two creeks flow into
    the New River.  Low lying, poor drainage, and normally flood
    prone areas may be flooded for the next several hours as a
    result.  Along the Wolf Creek at Narrows, the stage at 8 AM
    EDT was 9.6 feet and still rising.  Flood stage is 10.0 ft.
    The river will likely reach flood stage by 10 AM EDT this
    morning and remain in flood through early afternoon.
  - This includes the following streams and drainages...
    Wolf Creek, Mill Creek, and the New River near Narrows.
  - Some locations that will experience flooding include...
    Narrows and Chapel.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3729 8093 3735 8081 3734 8080 3734 8079
      3733 8078 3730 8085 3727 8093 3728 8094


$$

RAB


Flood Advisory


Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
854 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

VAC770-241645-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FA.Y.0019.220524T1254Z-220524T1645Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
City of Roanoke VA-
854 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

...FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1245 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Minor flooding as a result of 2 to 3 inches of rain that
  fell across the Roanoke area and upstream basins overnight and
  early this morning.

* WHERE...City of Roanoke, especially the downtown area and areas
  adjacent to the Roanoke River and its tributaries.

* WHEN...Until 1245 PM EDT.

* IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.
  River or stream flows are elevated. Ponding of water in urban or
  other areas is occurring or is imminent.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 849 AM EDT, At 900 AM EDT this morning, the Roanoke River
    at Roanoke had reached 6.1 feet and was rising slowly. Action
    stage at this location is 6.0 feet.  Flood stage is 10.0
    feet.  The river is expected to crest below flood stage.  The
    river is not expected to reach flood stage with this rainfall
    event. However, the elevated level of the river may result in
    minor flooding near the river and along its tributaries
    within Roanoke City.
  - Roanoke River in Downtown Roanoke is the most likely place to
    experience minor flooding.
    This includes the following streams and drainages...
    Roanoke River.
  - Some locations that will experience flooding include...
    Roanoke...
  - 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3726 7994 3726 7993 3725 7994 3726 7995


$$

RAB


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston WV
542 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

KYZ101>103-105-OHZ066-067-075-076-083>087-VAZ003-004-WVZ005>011-
013>019-024>026-250945-
Greenup-Carter-Boyd-Lawrence KY-Perry-Morgan-Athens-Washington-
Jackson OH-Vinton-Meigs-Gallia-Lawrence OH-Dickenson-Buchanan-Wayne-
Cabell-Mason-Jackson WV-Wood-Pleasants-Tyler-Lincoln-Putnam-Kanawha-
Roane-Wirt-Calhoun-Ritchie-Mingo-Logan-Boone-
542 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeast Kentucky, southeast
Ohio, southwest Virginia, and portions of central West Virginia,
northern West Virginia, southern West Virginia and western West
Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

There is a marginal risk for excessive rainfall Thursday and
Thursday night. Localized flooding may be possible. In addition,
there is a marginal risk for severe thunderstorms Thursday and
Thursday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston WV
542 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

WVZ020-027>031-033-034-515>520-250945-
Doddridge-Clay-Braxton-Gilmer-Lewis-Harrison-McDowell-Wyoming-
Northwest Raleigh-Southeast Raleigh-Northwest Fayette-
Southeast Fayette-Northwest Nicholas-Southeast Nicholas-
542 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central West
Virginia, northern West Virginia, southeast West Virginia and
southern West Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

There is a marginal risk for excessive rainfall Thursday and
Thursday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
420 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

NCZ011-027-028-042-043-077-078-085-086-088-089-250830-
Halifax-Nash-Edgecombe-Johnston-Wilson-Harnett-Wayne-Scotland-Hoke-
Cumberland-Sampson-
420 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

There is a Marginal (Level 1) Risk of severe thunderstorms this
afternoon and evening, generally for areas along and east of
Interstate 95. Damaging wind gusts are the primary hazard. An
isolated tornado will be possible along the track of low pressure.

In addition, heavy rainfall with localized areas of up to 1.50
inches can be expected this afternoon and tonight. Minor flooding of
urban areas and small streams can be expected. Isolated flash
flooding is possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Locally heavy rain is possible again Friday into Friday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

pwb

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson KY
400 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-251100-
Fleming-Montgomery-Bath-Rowan-Estill-Powell-Menifee-Rockcastle-
Jackson-Pulaski-Laurel-Wayne-McCreary-Whitley-Knox-Bell-Harlan-
Elliott-Morgan-Johnson-Wolfe-Magoffin-Floyd-Lee-Breathitt-Knott-
Owsley-Perry-Clay-Leslie-Letcher-Martin-Pike-
Including the cities of Flemingsburg, Camargo, Jeffersonville,
Mount Sterling, Owingsville, Morehead, Irvine, Ravenna,
Clay City, Stanton, Frenchburg, Brodhead, Mount Vernon, McKee,
Annville, Burnside, Somerset, London, Monticello, Stearns,
Whitley City, Corbin, Williamsburg, Barbourville, Middlesboro,
Pineville, Cumberland, Harlan, Sandy Hook, West Liberty,
Paintsville, Campton, Salyersville, Prestonsburg, Wheelwright,
Beattyville, Jackson, Hindman, Pippa Passes, Booneville, Hazard,
Manchester, Hyden, Jenkins, Whitesburg, Inez, Coal Run,
Elkhorn City, Pikeville, and South Williamson
400 AM EDT Tue May 24 2022

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern Kentucky.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Areas of fog will be around this morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Thunderstorms will be possible, at times, Wednesday through
Friday, especially during the afternoon and evening hours.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

GREIF/HAS

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
1002 AM EDT Mon May 23 2022

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-241415-
Person-Granville-Vance-Warren-Halifax-Forsyth-Guilford-Alamance-
Orange-Durham-Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-Davidson-Randolph-Chatham-Wake-
Johnston-Wilson-Stanly-Montgomery-Moore-Lee-Harnett-Wayne-Anson-
Richmond-Scotland-Hoke-Cumberland-Sampson-
1002 AM EDT Mon May 23 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

There is a Marginal (Level 1) Risk of severe thunderstorms this
afternoon and evening, generally for areas south of Interstate 85.
Damaging wind gusts are the primary hazard. An isolated tornado will
be possible along the track of low pressure later today into the
evening.

In addition, heavy rainfall with localized areas of up to 3
inches can be expected this afternoon and tonight. Minor flooding of
urban areas and small streams can be expected. Isolated flash
flooding is possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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