FLOOD WARNING: Portions of Rockingham and Augusta Counties

posted by Steve Knupp -

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for...   Southwestern Rockingham County in western Virginia...   Northeastern Augusta County in western Virginia...

* Until 230 PM EDT

* At 1023 AM EDT, the river gauge on the North River near Burketown   indicated rising water. Flooding is likely ocurring or will begin   shortly. Other small stream in the area may be flooding as well.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...   Bridgewater, Grottoes, Weyers Cave, Mount Sidney, Mount Crawford,   Montezuma, Port Republic, Mount Solon, Sangerville, and Moscow.

Flooding will occur on Fairview Road at these river levels.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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