Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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WGUS81 KRNK 062105
FLSRNK
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
505 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Virginia..
  Roanoke River at Randolph affecting Charlotte and Halifax Counties

  Dan River at South Boston affecting Halifax County


...Heavy rainfall from earlier in the week...and additional rainfall
Thursday...has resulted in considerable runoff of water into area
creeks...streams...and rivers.  Minor flooding will continue in
some areas for next couple of days...

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 around 10 pm EDT today.

&&

VAC037-083-070505-
/O.CON.KRNK.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-160509T0020Z/
/RNDV2.1.ER.160506T1013Z.160507T0000Z.160508T1220Z.NO/
505 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

the Flood Warning continues for
  the Roanoke River at Randolph.
* until Sunday evening.
* at 5 PM Friday the stage was 23.0 feet...and rising slowly.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 23.8 feet this evening.
  The river is then forecast to fall below flood stage Sunday morning.
* Impact...at 24.0 feet...widespread lowland flooding in fields on
  left bank and woods on right bank.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 23.7
  feet on Feb 26 2016.

&&

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

$$

VAC083-070505-
/O.CON.KRNK.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-160508T1945Z/
/SBNV2.1.ER.160506T0755Z.160507T0600Z.160508T0745Z.NO/
505 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

the Flood Warning continues for
  the Dan River at South Boston.
* until Sunday afternoon.
* at 5 PM Friday the stage was 21.2 feet...and rising.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 21.8 feet after midnight
  tonight...then is forecast to fall below flood stage Sunday morning.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 21.6
  feet on May 4 2016.

&&

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

$$

RAB



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