As of 6 p.m., today Montgomery County has declared a local state of emergency in preparation for anticipated overnight flooding throughout the area.
There are no immediate weather-related emergencies in Montgomery County.
By declaring a local state of emergency, the County can now request additional state and federal resources such as equipment and personnel if they are deemed necessary.
County officials will continue to monitor the forecast closely. If you haven't already, please sign up for the County's alert system, Citizens Alert. To sign up, visit www.montva.com/citizensalert
We will continue to update the County's website with related information at www.montva.com/florence. In addition to the resource page, we will post information via Citizens Alert (sign up), Shentel and Comcast channel 190, Facebook, and Twitter.
For current weather conditions and updates, please visit the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov/blacksburg.