Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1006 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG VA HAS ISSUED
A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN VIRGINIA...

  DAN RIVER AT SOUTH BOSTON AFFECTING HALIFAX COUNTY

RAINFALL ACROSS THE DAN RIVER BASIN HAS RANGED FROM 1 TO 1.5
INCHES THROUGH THIS MORNING WITH AN ADDITIONAL 0.50 INCHES
POSSIBLE BY THIS EVENING. RUNOFF FROM THIS RAIN WILL PUSH
STAGES UP LATER TODAY AND OVERNIGHT WITH MINOR FLOODING
EXPECTED BY TOMORROW ALONG THE LOWER REACHES OF THE DAN TOWARD
SOUTH BOSTON.

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.

&&

VAC083-160206-
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1006 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG VA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE DAN RIVER AT SOUTH BOSTON.
* FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL THURSDAY NIGHT.
* AT 09AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS...9.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW AFTERNOON AND
  CREST NEAR 20.1 FEET BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THE
  RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY 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 APRIL 8 2014.

&&

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


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