Lynchburg officials say College Lake Dam is not near failing
LYNCHBURG, Va. – UPDATEThe Flash Flood Warning for College Lake Dam in parts of Lynchburg has been canceled by the National Weather Service. UPDATEContrary to the National Weather Service’s warning, Lynchburg officials said College Lake Dam is not in danger. Director of Water Resources for the City of Lynchburg, Tim Mitchell, told 10 News the dam is not beginning to fail. The National Weather Service has mistakenly reported that there has been a break in the College Lake... Posted by City of Lynchburg, Virginia Government on Wednesday, November 11, 2020ORIGINAL STORYThe National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning in effect for the potential failure of the College Lake Dam in Lynchburg Wednesday afternoon. According to the official warning, dam operators reported the potential failure and life-threatening flash flooding at 1:09 p.m.Officials say if the dam does fail, the water depth would rise 17 feet in seven minutes.
Cold front to send chills down your spine this Halloween
As any leftover rain continues to clear the area, the wind will become the main factor throughout the day Friday. Drive thru trick or treat forecast for Friday, 10/30/2020As the wind calms, temperatures Saturday morning start in the 30s. Weather pattern for Halloween 2020Come Sunday, another cold front will move through the area, producing a few showers mainly east of the Parkway early in the afternoon. Cold front #2 arrives Sunday-MondayIt’s likely that we’ll see snow develop on our favored west-facing slopes. Temperatures struggle to get out of the 40s Monday with freezing temperatures possible by Tuesday morning (if the wind calms down).
Flash Flood Warning issued for Roanoke, Franklin, Bedford counties
BLACKSBURG, Va. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Roanoke, Bedford and Franklin counties until 2:15 p.m.Roanoke and Salem are also included in the warning. Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas is expected. Stay with 10 News for updates.
Flash Flood Warning issued for areas across southwest Virginia
Published: May 21, 2020, 7:10 amBLACKSBURG, Va. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for parts of southwest Virginia. The following areas are under a Flash Flood Warning:Floyd CountyCarroll CountyNorthwestern part of Henry CountyGalaxWestern part of Franklin CountyPatrick CountyFlooding of small creeks and streams, highways, streets and underpasses and other drainage and low lying areas are expected to be impacted.
Southwest Virginia’s severe weather threat is over, but flood waters remain
Flash Flood Warnings remain in effect in parts of the New River Valley, Roanoke Valley, Southside, and Lynchburg areas until around 10 a.m. The Flash Flood Warning issued for Lynchburg, Martinsville, Forest and other areas remains in effect until 10 a.m. The Flash Flood Warning issued for Madison Heights, Lexington, Buena Vista and other remains in effect until 10:15 a.m. The Flash Flood Warning for Saltville, Chilhowie and other nearby areas continues until 10:30 a.m.UPDATE, 6:30 A.M. Flash Flood Warning including Madison Heights VA, Lexington VA, Buena Vista VA until 10:15 AM EDT pic.twitter.com/NUAOtTpdXJ — NWS Blacksburg (@NWSBlacksburg) April 13, 2020The Flash Flood Warning for Saltville, Chilhowie and other nearby areas continues until 10:30 a.m.