Weather Alert
Wythe County, VA
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 5/24/22 5:40 AM
End: 5/24/22 7:00 AM
Dur: 01:20
Canceled 5/24/22 7:00 AM

Flood Advisory issued May 24 at 5:40AM EDT until May 24 at 7:00AM EDT by NWS Blacksburg VA

* WHAT...
Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues.

* WHERE...
Portions of southwest Virginia and southeast West Virginia, including the following counties, in southwest Virginia, Bland, Giles, Pulaski, Tazewell and Wythe. In southeast West Virginia, Mercer and Monroe.

* WHEN...
Until 700 AM EDT.

* IMPACTS...
Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.
Water over roadways. Some low-water crossings may be impassable.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 540 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain earlier.
Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. Between 1.5 and 4.5 inches of rain have fallen.
- This includes the following streams and drainages...
Blue Lick Creek, Bluestone River, Brush Creek, Big Spring Branch, Adair Run, Bratton Branch, Blue Spring Creek, Bentley Branch, Altoona Branch, Back Creek and Broad Hollow Creek.
- Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Bluefield... Bland...
Princeton... Tazewell...
Pearisburg... Narrows...
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood



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