Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1048 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Virginia...

  Roanoke River at Randolph affecting Charlotte and Halifax Counties
  Dan River at Paces affecting Halifax County
  Dan River at South Boston affecting Halifax County


The Dan River through Halifax County to South Boston is falling. The river
will fall below major flood stage at Paces early this afternoon with South
Boston going below major flood this evening. The river will then begin
falling more rapidly

The lower Roanoke is also past crest and falling and will be below flood
stage at Randolph early tonight.

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.weather.gov/rnk (lower case). Click on `rivers & lakes`.



The next scheduled statement will be issued by 7PM.

&&

VAC037-083-272248-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-170428T1800Z/
/RNDV2.2.ER.170425T1230Z.170426T1845Z.170428T0600Z.NO/
1048 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Roanoke River at Randolph.
* until Friday afternoon.
* at 09AM Thursday the stage was 22.7 feet.

* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to below flood stage after
  midnight.
* Impact...at 22.0 feet...River Road (Route 607) in Charlotte County
  and Black Walnut Road in Halifax County are closed by flooding.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 23.2
  feet on May 7 2016.

&&

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

$$

VAC083-272248-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170428T1818Z/
/PCEV2.3.ER.170424T2241Z.170426T2000Z.170428T0618Z.NO/
1048 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Dan River at Paces.
* until Friday afternoon.
* at 09AM Thursday the stage was 27.4 feet.

* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall and go below flood stage after
  midnight.
* Impact...at 29.0 feet...Water reaches the underside of the Route
  658 bridge over the Dan River.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 27.0
  feet on Nov 14 2009.

&&

LAT...LON 3648 7923 3663 7920 3672 7902 3660 7898
          3656 7911

$$

VAC083-272248-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170429T0815Z/
/SBNV2.3.ER.170424T1616Z.170427T0430Z.170428T2015Z.NO/
1048 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Dan River at South Boston.
* until late Friday night.
* at 10AM Thursday the stage was 29.9 feet.

* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by late tomorrow
  afternoon.
* Impact...at 29.5 feet...Route 501 begins to flood and number of
  businesses in the Riverdale area are affected.

&&

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


$$




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