Rockingham Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 2:56 AM EDT May. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until this morning...
the Flood Warning continues for
the North Fork Shenandoah River at cootes store.
* Until this morning.
* At 2 am Tuesday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity... the maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
2 am Tuesday was 17.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will crest around 17.5 feet overnight before falling
below flood stage Tuesday morning.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... water reaches buildings near cootes store.



River flood observed 2pm 8pm 2am 8am crest
location stage stg day time Tue Tue Wed Wed stg day time

North Fork Shenandoah River
cootes store 15.0 17.0 Tue 2 am 8.3 7.2 6.9 6.3 15.2 Tue 4 am

Lat... Lon 3864 7889 3866 7885 3868 7873 3874 7868
      3873 7861 3862 7867 3860 7880




137 am EDT Tue may 22 2018

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has extended the

* Flood Warning for small streams in...
north central Rockingham County in western Virginia...

* until 500 am EDT.

* At 135 am EDT, emergency management reported high water over
little dry River Run Road and also Yankeetown Road. The heaviest
rain has moved out the area, but creeks and streams will likely be
out of their banks overnight. Additional rainfall amounts will be
less than a quarter inch.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Broadway, Bergton, Tunis, Yankeetown, Cherry Grove, Fulks Run and
Criders.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3880 7895 3862 7878 3855 7897 3874 7906
      3878 7903 3880 7900


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