Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1106 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...The National Weather Service Blacksburg Va has issued
a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Virginia...

  James River At Lick Run affecting Botetourt County
  James River At Buchanan affecting Botetourt County

Rainfall of about 2 to 3 inches in the past 24 hours will produce
minor flooding along the upper James River today and tonight.

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.

&&

VAC023-170305-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FL.W.0006.180416T1506Z-180417T1200Z/
/LIRV2.1.ER.180416T1346Z.180416T1800Z.180417T0000Z.NO/
1106 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the James River At Lick Run
* from this morning until Tuesday morning
* At 10AM Monday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring AND Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue rising to near 17.5 feet
* Impact...at 16.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs in low-lying areas
  in Eagle Rock.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 17.3
  feet on May 8 2013.

&&

LAT...LON 3751 7976 3771 7989 3779 7982 3776 7970
          3766 7971 3756 7967

$$

VAC023-170305-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FL.W.0007.180416T2200Z-180417T1340Z/
/BNNV2.1.ER.180416T2200Z.180417T0000Z.180417T0140Z.NO/
1106 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the James River At Buchanan
* from this evening until Tuesday morning
* At 10AM Monday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 17.5 feet by this evening.The river will fall below
  flood stage by tonight.
* Impact...at 17.0 feet...Right bank above gage and flats above town
  on left bank are inundated. Mostly agricultural lands affected.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 17.4
  feet on May 25 2017.

&&

LAT...LON 3748 7968 3751 7976 3765 7950 3760 7936
          3753 7938 3754 7940

$$

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