River flooding a concern into middle part of this week
This, according to the National Weather Service in Blacksburg
ROANOKE, Va. – River flooding has been a concern across parts of the NRV and Roanoke Valley Monday. That concern is lessening, as river levels recede. Moderate flooding is anticipated for parts of the Dan River through Tuesday and Wednesday.
We have links below to each river gauge, so that you can monitor the latest levels and forecasts from National Weather Service hydrologists. Seek higher ground, if river levels begin to rise. There are also impacts as to what floods when the rivers reach certain levels. All data from the National Weather Service.
CURRENT RIVER LEVELS FOR ALL
|14'||Riverside parking lots are affected|
|12.5'||Water begins to affect parts of Parrott River Road several miles downstream from Radford on left bank of the river.|
|24'||Low spots along routes 658 and 671 begin to flood.|
|20'||Low-lying pasture/agricultural lands are flooded.|
|27'||Water approaches route 501.|
|19'||Flooding begins in low-lying agricultural land and woods.|
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