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Greenbrier County Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Tuesday April 16th, 2024 :: 03:36 p.m. EDT


Flood Advisory until 06:45PM

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...A portion of Greenbrier County in southeast West Virginia.

* WHEN...Until 645 PM EDT.

* IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 335 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. Between 0.5 and 1.5 inches of rain have fallen. - This includes the following streams and drainages... Burns Run, Dry Run, Fitzwater Branch, Big Clear Creek, Boggs Run, Greenbrier River, Improvement Branch, Beaver Creek, Big Run, Elijah Branch, Beech Run and Cold Knob Fork. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1 inch are expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Renick... Falling Spring... Trout... Williamsburg... Leonard... Frankford... Maxwelton... -



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.

Greenbrier County Homeland Security and Emergency Management
171 Arbuckle Ln
Maxwelton, WV 24957

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-645-5444

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Alert Details

Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Flood Advisory

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