Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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WGUS81 KRNK 170016
FLSRNK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
816 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN VIRGINIA..
  DAN RIVER AT SOUTH BOSTON AFFECTING HALIFAX COUNTY


 ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN FELL ACROSS THE DAN RIVER BASIN.
THIS CAUSED THE DAN RIVER TO RISE...WHICH WILL LEAD
TO MINOR FLOODING AT SOUTH BOSTON.

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 10 AM THURSDAY.

&&

VAC083-170816-
/O.CON.KRNK.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-140418T0400Z/
/SBNV2.1.ER.140416T2031Z.140417T0600Z.140417T1600Z.NO/
816 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE DAN RIVER AT SOUTH BOSTON.
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.
* AT 07PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.0 FEET.
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 20.4 FEET BY 1 AM THURSDAY.
  THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY EARLY
  AFTERNOON.
* AT 19.0 FEET...THERE IS FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AGRICULTURAL LAND
  AND WOODS.
* THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 20.7 FEET ON APR 8 2014.

&&

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


$$

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