Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1037 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...The National Weather Service Blacksburg Va has issued
a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Virginia...

  New River At Radford affecting Montgomery...Pulaski and City of
  Radford Counties

Rainfall of 2 to 4 inches over mainly the past 48 hours will push stages along the New River above Minor Flood Stage in the Radford area later today.

Flooding is already occurring along the New River upstream of Claytor Lake with the gage at Allisonia at 9.2 feet and still rising. Minor Flood Stage is 8 feet at this gage.

At the Glen Lyn forecast point downstream on the New, the river is expected to crest just below Minor Flood Stage by early tomorrow morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Listen to noaa weather radio or your favorite media outlet for later
statements or warnings.

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1037 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the New River At Radford
* from this evening until Tuesday afternoon
* At 10AM Monday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near 14.8 feet by around midnight. The river will fall
  below flood stage by tomorrow late morning.
* Impact...at 14.0 feet...Riverside parking lots at Radford University 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

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