120  
WGUS41 KRNK 121318  
FLWRNK  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
818 AM EST MON FEB 12 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA HAS ISSUED  
A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN VIRGINIA...  
 
DAN RIVER AT SOUTH BOSTON AFFECTING HALIFAX COUNTY  
 
1 TO 3 INCHES IN THE HEADWATERS OF THE DAN RIVER BASIN WILL CAUSE  
THE RIVER TO CREST ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AT SOUTH BOSTON THIS AFTERNOON.  
THE RIVER WILL DROP BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE TUESDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
VAC083-130118-  
/O.NEW.KRNK.FL.W.0004.180212T2030Z-180214T0733Z/  
/SBNV2.1.ER.180212T2030Z.180213T1200Z.180213T1933Z.NO/  
818 AM EST MON FEB 12 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG VA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE DAN RIVER AT SOUTH BOSTON  
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT  
* AT 07AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.5 FEET AND RISING.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 20.5 FEET BY TOMORROW MORNING.THE RIVER  
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY AFTERNOON TUESDAY.  
* IMPACT...AT 19.0 FEET...FLOODING BEGINS IN LOW-LYING AGRICULTURAL  
LAND AND WOODS.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 21.4  
FEET ON MAY 7 2016.  
 

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

 
 
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