Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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WGUS81 KRNK 161351
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
951 AM 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 LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

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 THIS EVENING.

&&

VAC083-162151-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0006.140416T2145Z-140418T0400Z/
/SBNV2.1.ER.140416T2145Z.140417T0600Z.140417T1600Z.NO/
951 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE DAN RIVER AT SOUTH BOSTON.
* FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
* AT 09AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.1 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.0 FEET.
* FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 20.4 FEET BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THE
  RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY THURSDAY 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 APRIL 8 2014.

&&

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


$$



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