Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
852 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

  Roanoke (Staunton) River at Randolph affecting Charlotte and
  Halifax Counties
  Dan River at South Boston affecting Halifax County

  Minor flooding continues along the Dan River at South Boston, but
  the river had crested. The Roanoke River at Randolph was cresting.

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 on Friday morning.

&&

VAC037-083-270851-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-180428T1700Z/
/RNDV2.1.ER.180425T2015Z.180426T2315Z.180428T0500Z.NO/
852 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Roanoke (Staunton) River at Randolph.
* Until Saturday morning.
* At 07PM Thursday the stage was 23.9 feet and cresting.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* The river will fall to below flood stage before daybreak on
  Saturday 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 24.0
  feet on Apr 26 2017.

&&

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

$$

VAC083-270851-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-180427T2141Z/
/SBNV2.1.ER.180425T1354Z.180426T1400Z.180427T0941Z.NO/
852 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Dan River at South Boston.
* Until Friday morning.
* At 08PM Thursday the stage was 21.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by daybreak
  Friday.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 21.6
  feet on May 7 2017.

&&

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

$$

Wert


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