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Flood Advisory for Northern Summers and Western Greenbrier counties

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...

NORTHERN SUMMERS COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA... WESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT JUNE 4, 2016

* AT 835 PM EDT...THUNDERSTORMS HAVE PRODUCED HEAVY RAINFALL WITHIN THE ADVISORY AREA DURING THE PAST 1 TO 2 HOURS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS ACROSS WESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY HAVE RANGED FROM 1.5 TO 2 INCHES NEAR RAINELLE...QUINWOOD...AS WELL AS ACROSS FAR NORTHERN SUMMERS COUNTY NEAR LAWN AND ELTON. MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS... LOW-LYING...AND NORMALLY FLOOD PRONE AREAS CAN BE EXPECTED.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... RAINELLE... ALDERSON... RUPERT... QUINWOOD... AND SANDSTONE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 1.5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING.

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