The area is under a flash flood watch until late tonight. Heavy rains have flooded many low-lying roads in the region, making some of the impassable. Click here for the latest VDOT road reports.
Appalachian Power crews are busy today handling a lot of weather-related outages. Most of the work today is concentrated in Bedford County. WFIR’s Evan Jones has more.
Roanoke’s Emergency Management Coordinator reminds residents to take the potential of flooding in the next couple of days very seriously. Mike Guzo says to have a plan to protect you and your family, have a battery operated radio and flashlight and stay tuned to local media.