Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1020 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Virginia...North Carolina...

  New River At Radford affecting Montgomery...Pulaski and City of
  Radford Counties
  Dan River Near Danville affecting Caswell...City of Danville and
  Pittsylvania Counties
  Dan River at Paces affecting Halifax County
  Dan River at South Boston affecting Halifax County

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Virginia..
  Roanoke River At Altavista affecting Campbell and Pittsylvania
  Counties
  Roanoke (Staunton) River At Brookneal affecting Campbell...
  Charlotte and Halifax Counties
  Roanoke River at Randolph affecting Charlotte and Halifax Counties



 One to three inches of rain the past couple of days on already
saturated ground will lead to minor to mdoerate flooding along
the Roanoke River from Altavista downstream to Randolph.
Minor flooding is forecast at Altavista and Brookneal,
with moderate flooding at Randolph.

Minor flooding is expected at Radford along the New River.
Minor flooding is expected along the Dan River, from Danville,
downstream to South Boston.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive through flooded areas...the water may be much deeper
than you think.

 Graphical forecast information is available on the internet at
http://www.weather.gov/rnk (lower case). Click on `rivers & lakes`.



The next scheduled statement will be issued by 4pm, or when any
of the rivers reach flood stage.

&&

VAC121-155-750-252220-
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/RDFV2.1.ER.170525T1650Z.170525T1800Z.170525T1912Z.NO/
1020 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the New River At Radford.
* from this afternoon until this evening
* at 09AM Thursday the stage was 13.4 feet and slowly rising.

* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 14.2 feet by this afternoon. The river will fall
  below flood stage by late this afternoon.
* Impact...at 14.0 feet...Riverside parking lots are affected
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 14.4
  feet on Mar 7 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 3708 8062 3723 8065 3727 8053 3722 8049
          3710 8050

$$

VAC031-143-252220-
/O.CON.KRNK.FL.W.0023.170525T1707Z-170526T0720Z/
/ALTV2.1.ER.170525T1707Z.170525T1800Z.170525T1920Z.NO/
1020 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

the Flood Warning continues for
  the Roanoke River At Altavista.
* from this afternoon until late tonight
* at 09AM Thursday the stage was 17.1 feet and rising.

* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 18.2 feet by this afternoon. The river will fall
  below flood stage by late this afternoon.
* Impact...at 18.0 feet...Water begins to flood lowland
  pastures/farmlands.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 17.7
  feet on Dec 8 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 3706 7939 3716 7938 3716 7926 3711 7908
          3700 7911

$$

VAC031-037-083-252220-
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/BROV2.1.ER.170525T2053Z.170526T0600Z.170526T1732Z.NO/
1020 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

the Flood Warning continues for
  the Roanoke (Staunton) River At Brookneal.
* from late this afternoon until late Friday night
* at 09AM Thursday the stage was 20.4 feet and rising.

* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 25.2 feet by after midnight tonight. The
  river will fall below flood stage by early tomorrow afternoon.


&&

LAT...LON 3700 7911 3711 7908 3703 7882 3695 7885


$$

VAC037-083-252220-
/O.CON.KRNK.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-170529T0322Z/
/RNDV2.2.ER.170525T1312Z.170527T0000Z.170528T1522Z.NO/
1020 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

the Flood Warning continues for
  the Roanoke River at Randolph.
* until Sunday evening.
* at 09AM Thursday the stage was 21.2 feet and rising.

* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 26.5 feet by tomorrow
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage late Sunday morning.
* Impact...at 25.0 feet...Water is several feet deep on portions of
  river road and black walnut road.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 26.9
  feet on Jan 27 2010.

&&

LAT...LON 3695 7885 3703 7882 3702 7872 3690 7866
          3680 7863 3680 7870

$$

NCC033-VAC143-590-252220-
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/DVLV2.1.ER.170525T2217Z.170526T0000Z.170526T0742Z.NO/
1020 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Dan River Near Danville.
* from this evening until Friday afternoon
* at 09AM Thursday the stage was 14.6 feet and rising slowly.

* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 17.6 feet by this evening. The river will fall below
  flood stage by early tomorrow.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 17.3
  feet on Feb 17 2016.

&&

LAT...LON 3649 7966 3660 7963 3664 7941 3663 7920
          3648 7923 3650 7949

$$

VAC083-252220-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-170527T0738Z/
/PCEV2.1.ER.170526T0900Z.170526T1200Z.170526T1938Z.NO/
1020 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Dan River at Paces.
* from early tomorrow until late Friday night
* at 09AM Thursday the stage was 18.6 feet and rising.

* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue
  to rise to near 20.3 feet by tomorrow morning. The river will fall
  below flood stage by tomorrow afternoon.
* Impact...at 20.0 feet...Low-lying pasture/agricultural lands are
  flooded.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 20.2
  feet on Feb 18 2016.

&&

LAT...LON 3648 7923 3663 7920 3672 7902 3660 7898
          3656 7911

$$

VAC083-252220-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-170528T0354Z/
/SBNV2.3.ER.170523T1339Z.170524T0015Z.170527T1554Z.NR/
1020 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Dan River at South Boston.
* until Saturday evening.
* at 09AM Thursday the stage was 22.4 feet and rising slowly.

* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 23.0 feet by tomorrow
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage late Saturday
  morning.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 22.0
  feet on Jan 25 2017.

&&

LAT...LON 3660 7898 3672 7902 3675 7884 3668 7879


$$




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