Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
354 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Virginia..
  Dan River at South Boston affecting Halifax County


Rainfall across the Dan River basin over the past few days has ranged from
2 to 4 inches with isolated higher amounts in thunderstorms. Runoff from
this rain will cause the Dan River to continue above Minor flood stage in
the South Boston area. The river will crest by early Wednesday afternoon
between 21 and 22 feet.

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.erh.noaa.gov/rnk (lower case). Click on `rivers & lakes
ahps`.



The next scheduled statement will be issued by noon today.

&&

VAC083-041554-
/O.CON.KRNK.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-160506T0400Z/
/SBNV2.1.ER.160503T1313Z.160504T1800Z.160505T1600Z.NO/
354 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

the Flood Warning continues for
  the Dan River at South Boston.
* until late Thursday night.
* at 03AM Wednesday the stage was 20.6 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 21.8 feet by this afternoon.
  The river will fall below flood stage Thursday afternoon.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 22.4
  feet on Feb 26 2016.

&&

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


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