Danville, VA

2:44 AM EDT on April 24, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Pleasant Gap Subdivision | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Areal Flood Watch Active Notice: Areal Flood Watch

Elev 827 ft 36.69 °N, 79.45 °W | Updated 23 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
48.4 °F
Feels Like 48 °F
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0.0
Wind Variable Wind from NNW

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 500 ft
Overcast 900 ft
Windchill 48 °F
Dew Point 45 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.36 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:31 AM 8:00 PM
Waning Crescent, 7% visible
METAR KDAN 240553Z AUTO 03007KT 6SM -RA BR BKN005 OVC009 10/10 A2997 RMK AO2 CIG 004V008 SLP143 P0015 60050 T01000100 10100 20100 56017
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 500 ft
Overcast 900 ft
Windchill 48 °F
Dew Point 45 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.36 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:31 AM 8:00 PM
Waning Crescent, 7% visible
METAR KDAN 240553Z AUTO 03007KT 6SM -RA BR BKN005 OVC009 10/10 A2997 RMK AO2 CIG 004V008 SLP143 P0015 60050 T01000100 10100 20100 56017

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Flood Warning
Issued: 1:02 AM EDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

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
Issued: 9:59 PM EDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... 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.