Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
554 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

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Mecklenburg VA-
554 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM EDT SATURDAY FOR
SOUTHWESTERN MECKLENBURG COUNTY...

* Runoff from heavy rainfall earlier this week will continue to
  cause minor flooding through this afternoon. Inflow into the John
  H Kerr Reservoir...including from the Dan River...is causing
  increased water levels in the reservoir. VDOT and local law
  enforcement continue to report several road closures due to the
  ongoing flooding. A few of the roads impacted include State Routes
  688...693 and 702.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Clarksville, Boydton, Buffalo Springs, Richardson, Buffalo
  Junction, Finchley, Skipwith and John H Kerr Reservoir.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

&&

LAT...LON 3667 7870 3668 7870 3669 7868 3669 7865
      3664 7858 3664 7856 3670 7865 3676 7860
      3672 7846 3666 7832 3654 7842 3654 7851
      3664 7871

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