Danville, VA

8:17 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 1 second ago

Rain
Rain
48.0 °F
Feels Like 48 °F
N
2.0
Wind Variable Wind from SE

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1400 ft
Overcast 2200 ft
Windchill 48 °F
Dew Point 45 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.59 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:31 AM 8:00 PM
Waning Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KDAN 241153Z AUTO 05012KT 5SM RA BR BKN008 BKN014 OVC022 09/09 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP135 P0017 60030 70155 T00940094 10100 20094 53004
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1400 ft
Overcast 2200 ft
Windchill 48 °F
Dew Point 45 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.59 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:31 AM 8:00 PM
Waning Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KDAN 241153Z AUTO 05012KT 5SM RA BR BKN008 BKN014 OVC022 09/09 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP135 P0017 60030 70155 T00940094 10100 20094 53004

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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: 5:20 AM EDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this 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, Amherst, Appomattox,
Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Campbell, Carroll, Charlotte,
Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Halifax, Henry,
Montgomery, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Roanoke,
Rockbridge, Smyth, Tazewell, and Wythe. In southeast West
Virginia, Mercer.

* Through this evening.

* Moderate to heavy rain will take place, with an additional 1 to
2 inches of rain likely through Monday night, in some cases this
rain falling on-top of the 2 to 4 inches of rain that has
already occurred. The heaviest rain thus far has fallen south of
Roanoke along the Blue Ridge and into North Carolina. This
particular region will be most susceptive to flooding.

* The duration and widespread nature of the heavy rainfall is
expected to result in significant rises and potential flooding
on area streams, with flooding also possible along some main
Stem rivers Monday and 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. Water will likely inundate poor drainage
areas.

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.