ROANOKE, Va. – The National Weather Service has issued a second Flash Flood Warning parts of Southwest Virginia.
The first warning includes parts of Bedford, Franklin, Patrick and Roanoke counties and expires at 8:45 p.m.
This includes the following streams and drainages Blackberry Creek, Blackwater River, Boothe Creek, Archies Creek, Big Otter River, Bore Auger Creek, Back Creek and Anglin Branch.
Flash Flood Warning including Lexington VA, Buena Vista VA, East Lexington VA until 8:30 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/OZ28V8f5Cj— NWS Blacksburg (@NWSBlacksburg) September 22, 2021
The second warning, issued at about 5:30 p.m., includes parts of Botetourt, Bedford and Rockbridge counties, as well as the cities of Lexington and Buena Vista.
This warning expires at 8:30 p.m.
This includes the following streams and drainages Buffalo Creek, Cold Run, Broad Creek, Big Hollow Branch, Cornelius Creek, Back Run, Big Otter River, Davidson Run, Alone Mill Creek and Dry Branch.
Expected rainfall in both warned areas is 4 inches in an hour.