Danville, VA (24540)

8:54 PM EDT on May 24, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Brentwood Community | | Change Station

Elev 548 ft 36.62 °N, 79.40 °W | Updated 18 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
64.4 °F
Feels Like 64.4 °F
N
2.7
Wind Variable Wind from SSW

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.56 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Few 1200 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3400 ft
Overcast 10000 ft
Dew Point 63 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 0.64 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 8:25 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
SPECI KDAN 250023Z AUTO 18006KT 9SM -RA FEW012 BKN034 OVC100 18/18 A2956 RMK AO2 P0009 T01830183
Pressure 29.56 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Few 1200 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3400 ft
Overcast 10000 ft
Dew Point 63 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 0.64 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 8:25 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
SPECI KDAN 250023Z AUTO 18006KT 9SM -RA FEW012 BKN034 OVC100 18/18 A2956 RMK AO2 P0009 T01830183

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Tornado Watch
Issued: 8:43 PM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

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




Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 7:19 PM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... 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.


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