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Rivers rising after Monday's rain

Danville sets new daily rainfall record, several towns close to all-time records

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ROANOKE, Va – Danville is breaking records again for all the wrong reasons. Monday, more than 2.5" of rain fell in the River City, smashing another daily rainfall record.

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The heavy, steady rain led to more flooding across Southside and is once again causing rivers to rise.

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Impressive rainfall amounts were observed across much of the region Monday.

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These amounts inch several cities closer to their all-time yearly rainfall records. More heavy rain and even freezing rain will Thursday will get these numbers even closer.

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