|Giles County, VA|
Canceled 5/24/22 12:28 PM
Flood Warning issued May 24 at 8:16AM EDT until May 24 at 2:15PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg VA
Small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.
A portion of southwest Virginia, including the following county, Giles.
Until 215 PM EDT Tuesday.
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.
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