Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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WGUS41 KRNK 291513
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1113 AM EDT Fri May 29 2020

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

  the Dan River at South Boston affecting Halifax County


Excessive rainfall from the past couple of weeks continues to result
in above normal runoff into area creeks, streams, and rivers.  Thus,
minor flooding is expected on the Dan River at South Boston during
the next several days.

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.

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VAC083-300313-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0050.200529T1520Z-200530T2113Z/
/SBNV2.1.ER.200529T1520Z.200530T0600Z.200530T0913Z.NO/
1113 AM EDT Fri May 29 2020

* Flood Warning for
  the Dan River at South Boston,
* from noon today until Saturday afternoon.
* At 11 AM EDT this morning the stage was 21.9 feet...and
  rising very slowly.
* Flood Stage is 22.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to rise above flood stage around
  noon today and then continue to rise to near 22.7 feet early
  Saturday morning.
* The river is forecast to fall below flood stage by Saturday
  late morning or early afternoon.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 22.0
  feet on Jan 25 2017.

&&

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

$$

RAB



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