Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
346 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

NCC033-157-260415-
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Rockingham NC-Caswell NC-
346 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1215 AM EDT WEDNESDAY FOR
CENTRAL ROCKINGHAM AND NORTHERN CASWELL COUNTIES...

At 341 PM EDT, emergency management officials continue to report
numerous roads closed around the Dan river and nearby streams and
creeks. The Dan river at Wentworth remains near moderate flood stage
but will be gradually falling through tonight.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Eden...
Wentworth...
Mayodan...
Madison...
and Stoneville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will continue to cause flooding of
the Dan river as well as nearby small creeks and streams, and other low
spots and water crossings.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of flooding,
including mudslides or flooded roads, to the National Weather Service
by calling toll free at 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Reports and
pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg Facebook page and on Twitter.

&&

LAT...LON 3630 8003 3641 8003 3646 7990 3654 7981
      3654 7965 3649 7966 3650 7949 3648 7923
      3654 7922 3654 7914 3648 7914 3646 7922
      3648 7949 3647 7965 3639 7975

$$

MBS


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