Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
934 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

  Roanoke River At Altavista affecting Campbell and Pittsylvania
  Counties
  Roanoke River at Randolph affecting Charlotte and Halifax Counties


2 to as much as 5 inches of rain has fallen since Thursday
across portions of the Roanoke River basin. This will lead
to minor flooding at Altavista and Randolph as early as
Saturday 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.

The next scheduled statement will be issued by 6am Saturday.

&&

VAC031-143-011334-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FL.W.0019.161001T1424Z-161002T0733Z/
/ALTV2.1.ER.161001T1424Z.161001T1800Z.161001T1933Z.NO/
934 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Roanoke River At Altavista
* from Saturday morning until late Saturday night
* At 09PM Friday the stage was 14.4 feet and rising.
* Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late Saturday morning and
  continue to rise to near 18.6 feet by early Saturday afternoon.The
  river will fall below flood stage by late tomorrow afternoon.
* Impact...at 18.0 feet...Water begins to flood lowland
  pastures/farmlands.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 19.3
  feet on Jan 31 2013.

&&

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

$$

VAC037-083-011334-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FL.W.0020.161002T0000Z-161003T1138Z/
/RNDV2.1.ER.161002T0000Z.161002T1200Z.161002T2338Z.NO/
934 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Roanoke River at Randolph
* from Saturday evening until Monday morning
* At 08PM Friday the stage was 14.6 feet and rising.
* Flood Stage is 21.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Saturday evening and continue
  to rise to near 22.6 feet by Sunday morning.The river will fall
  below flood stage by Sunday evening.
* Impact...at 22.0 feet...River Road (Route 607) in Charlotte County
  and Black Walnut Road in Halifax County are closed by flooding.
* 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

$$




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