Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1013 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

...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 (Staunton) River At Brookneal affecting Campbell...
  Charlotte and Halifax Counties


...Observed Flooding Changed from Minor to
Minor Severity for the following rivers in Virginia...
...Forecast Flooding Changed from Minor to
Moderate Severity for the following rivers in Virginia...
  Roanoke River at Randolph affecting Charlotte and Halifax Counties


One to three inches of rain the past couple of days on already
saturated ground will lead to minor to mdoerate flooding along
the Roanoke River from Altavist downstream to Randolph.
Minor flooding is forecast at Altavista and Brookneal,
with moderate 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.

&&

VAC031-143-260213-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FL.W.0023.170525T1707Z-170526T0720Z/
/ALTV2.1.ER.170525T1707Z.170525T1800Z.170525T1920Z.NO/
1013 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Roanoke River At Altavista
* from this afternoon until late tonight
* At 09AM Thursday the stage was 17.1 feet and rising.
* Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 18.2 feet this afternoon.The river will fall below
  flood stage by late this afternoon.
* Impact...at 18.0 feet...Water begins to flood lowland
  pastures/farmlands.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 17.7
  feet on Dec 8 2011.

&&

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

$$

VAC031-037-083-260213-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FL.W.0024.170525T2053Z-170527T0532Z/
/BROV2.1.ER.170525T2053Z.170526T0600Z.170526T1732Z.NO/
1013 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Roanoke (Staunton) River At Brookneal
* from this afternoon until late Friday night
* At 0945AM Thursday the stage was 20.4 feet and rising.
* Flood Stage is 23.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 25.2 feet by after midnight tonight.The
  river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow afternoon.

&&

LAT...LON 3700 7911 3711 7908 3703 7882 3695 7885


$$

VAC037-083-260213-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-170529T0322Z/
/RNDV2.2.ER.170525T1312Z.170527T0000Z.170528T1522Z.NO/
1013 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017


* until Sunday evening
* At 0945AM Thursday the stage was 21.2 feet and rising.
* Flood Stage is 21.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring AND Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue rising to near 26.5 feet, by late Friday
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage late Sunday morning.
* Impact...at 25.0 feet...Water is several feet deep on portions of
  river road and black walnut road.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 26.9
  feet on Jan 27 2010.

&&

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

$$




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