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Flood Advisory: Giles, Monroe & Craig counties

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... WESTERN CRAIG COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA... NORTHEASTERN GILES COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA... MONROE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1245 AM EDT

* AT 948 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... UNION... PAINT BANK... SINKING CREEK... AND MOUNTAIN LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING SPOTS.

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