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North Carolina, Caswell

Flood Warning

Statement as of 1:02 AM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 3:00 PM EDT on April 26, 2017


The National Weather Service in Blacksburg VA has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Dan River near Danville
* from this afternoon until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 12 am EDT Monday... the stage was 9.5 feet... and rising sharply.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
continue to rise to near 19.2 feet by early afternoon Tuesday.The
river is forecast to fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 18.9
feet on Oct 9 2016.


Lat... Lon 3649 7966 3660 7963 3664 7941 3663 7920
          3648 7923 3650 7949




Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:59 PM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina, Virginia, and southeast West
Virginia, including the following areas, in North Carolina,
Alleghany NC, Ashe, Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry,
Watauga, Wilkes, and Yadkin. In Virginia, Appomattox, Bedford,
Bland, Botetourt, Campbell, Carroll, Charlotte, Craig, Floyd,
Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Halifax, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick,
Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Roanoke, Smyth, Tazewell, and Wythe. In
southeast West Virginia, Mercer.

* Through Monday evening

* moderate to heavy rain will take place, with 1.5 to almost 4
inches likely through Monday night. Locally higher amounts
likely near the Blue Ridge, south of Roanoke, and east into the
North Carolina Piedmont and neighboring Southside Virginia.

* The duration and widespread nature of the heavy rainfall is
expected to result in rises and potential flooding on area
streams, while flooding may also be possible along some main
Stem rivers on Monday or Tuesday. Additionally, heavier short
term rainfall rates associated with bands of heavy rain
showers could result in localized flash flooding along small
streams and in urban areas. Saturated ground may also result
in downed trees and rock or mud slides.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:59 PM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina, Virginia, and southeast West
Virginia, including the following areas, in North Carolina,
Alleghany NC, Ashe, Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry,
Watauga, Wilkes, and Yadkin. In Virginia, Appomattox, Bedford,
Bland, Botetourt, Campbell, Carroll, Charlotte, Craig, Floyd,
Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Halifax, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick,
Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Roanoke, Smyth, Tazewell, and Wythe. In
southeast West Virginia, Mercer.

* Through Monday evening

* moderate to heavy rain will take place, with 1.5 to almost 4
inches likely through Monday night. Locally higher amounts
likely near the Blue Ridge, south of Roanoke, and east into the
North Carolina Piedmont and neighboring Southside Virginia.

* The duration and widespread nature of the heavy rainfall is
expected to result in rises and potential flooding on area
streams, while flooding may also be possible along some main
Stem rivers on Monday or Tuesday. Additionally, heavier short
term rainfall rates associated with bands of heavy rain
showers could result in localized flash flooding along small
streams and in urban areas. Saturated ground may also result
in downed trees and rock or mud slides.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




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Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning
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