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Tornado Watch

Statement as of 9:03 PM EDT on May 24, 2017


Tornado Watch 266 remains in effect until 1200 am EDT for the
following locations

VA
. Virginia counties included are

Charlotte Halifax Henry
Patrick Pittsylvania


Virginia independent cities included are

Danville Martinsville




Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:02 PM EDT on May 24, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 28, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Dan River at South Boston.
* Until Saturday evening.
* At 8pm Wednesday the stage was 21.5 feet.

* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 23.6 feet by Friday evening.
The river will fall below flood stage late Saturday morning.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 24.5
feet on Oct 10 2016.


Lat... Lon 3660 7898 3672 7902 3675 7884 3668 7879





902 PM EDT Wed may 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Dan River at paces.
* From late Thursday evening until Saturday morning
* at 7pm Wednesday the stage was 17.9 feet.

* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by late Thursday evening and
continue to rise to near 21.3 feet by Friday morning. The river
will fall below flood stage by Friday evening.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... low-lying pasture/agricultural lands are
flooded.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 20.2
feet on Feb 18 2016.


Lat... Lon 3648 7923 3663 7920 3672 7902 3660 7898
          3656 7911




902 PM EDT Wed may 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Roanoke River at Randolph.
* From Friday morning until late Saturday night
* at 7pm Wednesday the stage was 17.1 feet.

* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue
to rise to near 22.0 feet by Friday evening. The river will fall
below flood stage by early Saturday afternoon.
* 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 21.4
feet on Jan 24 2017.


Lat... Lon 3695 7885 3703 7882 3702 7872 3690 7866
          3680 7863 3680 7870




Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 7:19 PM EDT on May 24, 2017

Expires 9:45 PM EDT on May 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight EDT
tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina and Virginia, including the
following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe,
Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, and
Yadkin. In Virginia, Bland, Carroll, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson,
Halifax, Henry, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Smyth,
Tazewell, and Wythe.

* Until midnight EDT tonight

* showers and thunderstorms could produce 1 to 2 inches of rain
or locally more in a short period of time this afternoon and
evening. High rainfall rates combined with wet soil conditions
could lead to flash flooding of creeks and streams.

* Flooding of streams and creeks can lead to impassable roads.
Mudslides are possible which would also impact travel.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Remember... turn around... don't drown!

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




649 PM EDT Wed may 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* flood advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for...
Rockingham County in north central North Carolina...
Caswell County in north central North Carolina...
the city of Danville in south central Virginia...
Charlotte County in south central Virginia...
southwestern Campbell County in central Virginia...
Pittsylvania County in south central Virginia...
Halifax County in south central Virginia...
south central Henry County in south central Virginia...

* until 945 PM EDT

* at 647 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding. Overflowing poor
drainage areas will result in minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Danville...
Eden...
Reidsville...
South Boston...
and Altavista.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Turn around,
don't drown when encountering flooded roads.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of flooding,
including mudslides or flooded roads, to the National Weather
Service by calling toll free at 1... 8 6 6... 2 1 5... 4 3 2 4. Reports
and pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg facebook Page and on twitter.


Lat... Lon 3689 7849 3670 7865 3663 7855 3669 7868
      3654 7873 3654 7914 3624 7916 3626 8004
      3656 8003 3655 7971 3704 7957 3701 7948
      3705 7948 3713 7930 3707 7914 3706 7888
      3721 7882 3724 7868 3719 7868 3708 7844


Mbs


Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 7:19 PM EDT on May 24, 2017

Expires 9:45 PM EDT on May 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight EDT
tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina and Virginia, including the
following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe,
Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, and
Yadkin. In Virginia, Bland, Carroll, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson,
Halifax, Henry, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Smyth,
Tazewell, and Wythe.

* Until midnight EDT tonight

* showers and thunderstorms could produce 1 to 2 inches of rain
or locally more in a short period of time this afternoon and
evening. High rainfall rates combined with wet soil conditions
could lead to flash flooding of creeks and streams.

* Flooding of streams and creeks can lead to impassable roads.
Mudslides are possible which would also impact travel.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Remember... turn around... don't drown!

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




649 PM EDT Wed may 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* flood advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for...
Rockingham County in north central North Carolina...
Caswell County in north central North Carolina...
the city of Danville in south central Virginia...
Charlotte County in south central Virginia...
southwestern Campbell County in central Virginia...
Pittsylvania County in south central Virginia...
Halifax County in south central Virginia...
south central Henry County in south central Virginia...

* until 945 PM EDT

* at 647 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding. Overflowing poor
drainage areas will result in minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Danville...
Eden...
Reidsville...
South Boston...
and Altavista.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Turn around,
don't drown when encountering flooded roads.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of flooding,
including mudslides or flooded roads, to the National Weather
Service by calling toll free at 1... 8 6 6... 2 1 5... 4 3 2 4. Reports
and pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg facebook Page and on twitter.


Lat... Lon 3689 7849 3670 7865 3663 7855 3669 7868
      3654 7873 3654 7914 3624 7916 3626 8004
      3656 8003 3655 7971 3704 7957 3701 7948
      3705 7948 3713 7930 3707 7914 3706 7888
      3721 7882 3724 7868 3719 7868 3708 7844


Mbs


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