Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
610 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

  Roanoke River at Randolph affecting Charlotte and Halifax Counties


 Another 1 to 1.5 inches of rain fell across the  middle portion of
 the Roanoke River basins. since Thursday morning.
 An additional quarter inch with locally higher amounts today will cause
minor flooding at Randolph.

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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610 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Roanoke River at Randolph
* from this morning until Sunday evening
* At 05AM Friday the stage was 20.9 feet rising.
* Flood Stage is 21.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by 7am today and continue to
  rise to near 23.0 feet by early Saturday morning.The river will
  fall below flood stage by Sunday 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 23.7
  feet on Feb 26 2016.

&&

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

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