Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
120 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

  Dan River at South Boston affecting Halifax County

The Dan River continues to experience minor flooding in the South
Boston area due to the rain that fell earlier this week. The river
is still rising slowly but will crest this evening.

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.erh.noaa.gov/rnk (lower case). Click on `rivers & lakes
ahps`.

The next scheduled statement will be issued this evening.

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VAC083-050120-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-160505T2344Z/
/SBNV2.1.ER.160503T1313Z.160505T0000Z.160505T1144Z.NO/
120 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Dan River at South Boston.
* until Thursday evening.
* at 12PM Wednesday the stage was 21.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 22.0 feet by this evening.
  The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow morning.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 22.4
  feet on Feb 26 2016.

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


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