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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State VIRGINIA
County/Area BEDFORD
WFO RNK
Begin Date 12/01/2010 06:00:00 EST-5
Begin Range 3
Begin Azimuth S
Begin Location IRVING
Begin Lat/Lon 37.31/-79.66
End Date 12/01/2010 06:30:00 EST-5
End Range 2
End Azimuth S
End Location IRVING
End Lat/Lon 37.32/-79.66
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 10.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A major storm affected the eastern U.S. during the period of November 30 - December 1 as a powerful upper low and surface system moved into the Great Lakes proving an extended period of deep southerly flow across the region. Precipitable water values were extremely high for very early December, running from 1.3 to 1.6 inches or nearly 200 percent of normal. Precipitation developed late on the 29th and produced moderate rains (0.25 to 0.50���) across the western portion of the NWS Blacksburg forecast area|ending at 7 AM on the 30th. Heavier and more widespread precipitation developed on the evening of the 30th into the early morning hours of December 1st.
Event Narrative Flash flooding prompted the closure of Thaxton Mountain Road between Union Church Road and Rocky Ford Road. Damage values are estimated.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 260.00K 0.00K
RICHLANDS TAZEWELL CO. VA 12/01/2010 00:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DUBLIN PULASKI CO. VA 12/01/2010 00:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BELSPRING PULASKI CO. VA 12/01/2010 00:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GALAX GALAX (C) CO. VA 12/01/2010 00:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
BLACKSBURG MONTGOMERY CO. VA 12/01/2010 01:21 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
PEACHY BOTTOM GRAYSON CO. VA 12/01/2010 01:45 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
LAUREL FORK CARROLL CO. VA 12/01/2010 02:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
SOWERS FLOYD CO. VA 12/01/2010 02:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
GLADEVILLE CARROLL CO. VA 12/01/2010 02:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
GALAX CITY CARROLL CO. VA 12/01/2010 02:15 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
FRINGER BOTETOURT CO. VA 12/01/2010 02:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
VINTON ROANOKE CO. VA 12/01/2010 02:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
FINCASTLE BOTETOURT CO. VA 12/01/2010 02:45 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
DALEVILLE BOTETOURT CO. VA 12/01/2010 02:45 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
PIZARRO FLOYD CO. VA 12/01/2010 02:50 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
CLIFTON FORGE CITY ALLEGHANY CO. VA 12/01/2010 03:10 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
CLIFTON FORGE CITY ALLEGHANY CO. VA 12/01/2010 03:15 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
LEXINGTON LEXINGTON (C) CO. VA 12/01/2010 04:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
NEWTOWN ROCKBRIDGE CO. VA 12/01/2010 04:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
HENRY FORK FRANKLIN CO. VA 12/01/2010 04:05 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
IRVING BEDFORD CO. VA 12/01/2010 06:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
IRVING BEDFORD CO. VA 12/01/2010 06:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
LOWESVILLE AMHERST CO. VA 12/01/2010 06:15 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
MOUNTAIN GROVE BATH CO. VA 12/01/2010 07:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 260.00K 0.00K