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FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA 552 PM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018 ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in West Virginia... Greenbrier River at Alderson affecting Greenbrier...Monroe and Summers Counties The forecast for the Greenbrier River at Alderson has been revised upward about 1 foot based on continued rises upstream. The rate of rise has slowed somehwat and the river is still expected to crest this evening in the minor flood category at around 15 feet. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Do not drive through flooded areas...the water may be much deeper than you think. Graphical forecast information is available on the internet at http://www.weather.gov/rnk (lower case). Click on 'rivers & lakes'. The next scheduled statement will be issued late this evening. && WVC025-063-089-170551- /O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-180417T1930Z/ /ALDW2.1.ER.180416T1953Z.180417T0000Z.180417T0730Z.NO/ 552 PM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018 The Flood Warning continues for the Greenbrier River At Alderson. * until Tuesday afternoon. * at 05PM Monday the stage was 14.6 feet. * Flood stage is 14.0 feet. * The river will continue rising to near 15.0 feet by this evening. The river will fall below flood stage early tomorrow. * Impact...at 15.0 feet...Farm land along river bank near gage is flooded. * Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 15.7 feet on Jan 31 2013. && LAT...LON 3758 8081 3764 8086 3769 8084 3777 8067 3781 8043 3776 8035