Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1018 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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

  Roanoke River at Randolph affecting Charlotte and Halifax 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


Major flooding continues along the Dan River from Paces downstream to
South Boston, with moderate flooding at Danville. The Dan River is falling
at Danville and Paces, but is still slowly rising at South Boston.

Meanwhile, minor flooding is occurring along the Roanoke River at Randolph.
The river is falling though.

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 600 AM.

&&

VAC037-083-271018-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-170428T1708Z/
/RNDV2.2.ER.170425T1230Z.170426T1845Z.170428T0508Z.NO/
1018 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Roanoke River at Randolph.
* until Friday afternoon.
* at 09PM Wednesday the stage was 23.8 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by early
  Friday morning.
* Impact...at 24.0 feet...Widespread lowland flooding in fields on
  left bank and woods on right bank.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 23.2
  feet on May 7 2016.

&&

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

$$

NCC033-VAC143-590-271018-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170428T0618Z/
/DVLV2.2.ER.170424T1508Z.170425T1946Z.170427T1818Z.NO/
1018 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Dan River Near Danville.
* until late Thursday night.
* at 09PM Wednesday the stage was 22.7 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by early
  Thursday afternoon.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 23.5
  feet on Jan 26 2010.

&&

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

$$

VAC083-271018-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170429T0442Z/
/PCEV2.3.ER.170424T2241Z.170426T2000Z.170428T1642Z.NO/
1018 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Dan River at Paces.
* until late Friday night.
* at 09PM Wednesday the stage was 28.9 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by early
  Friday afternoon.
* Impact...at 30.0 feet...Water begins to reach the bottom of the
  bridge deck of Highway 658.

&&

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

$$

VAC083-271018-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170430T0234Z/
/SBNV2.3.ER.170424T1616Z.170427T0600Z.170429T1434Z.NO/
1018 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Dan River at South Boston.
* until Saturday evening.
* at 09PM Wednesday the stage was 30.1 feet and slowly rising.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 30.2 feet shortly after midnight
  tonight. The river will fall below flood stage late Saturday
  morning.
* Impact...at 29.5 feet...Route 501 begins to flood and number of
  businesses in the Riverdale area are affected.

&&

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


$$



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