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Event Details

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State VIRGINIA
County/Area RAPPAHANNOCK
WFO LWX
Report Source Department of Highways
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-04-28 09:00:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 1NE SMEDLEY
Begin Lat/Lon 38.71/-78.22
End Date 2011-04-28 16:00:00.0 EST-5
End Location 1NNE SMEDLEY
End Lat/Lon 38.72/-78.23
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A strong cold front slowly passed through the region during the morning of the 28th A southerly flow ahead of the front caused deep moisture over the area. The cold front combined with the instability to trigger showers and thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall rates. Slow moving and training convection combined to produce flash flooding in some locations, as rainfall amounts of up to 2.5 inches were observed.
Event Narrative Gidbrown Hollow Road was closed due to water over the roadway.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FLOOD HIGHLAND CO. VA 04/28/2011 01:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MC DOWELL HIGHLAND CO. VA 04/28/2011 01:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MONTEREY HIGHLAND CO. VA 04/28/2011 01:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STUMPTOWN LOUDOUN CO. VA 04/28/2011 06:24 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LEESBURG LOUDOUN CO. VA 04/28/2011 06:59 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HILLSBORO LOUDOUN CO. VA 04/28/2011 08:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LEESBURG MUNI LOUDOUN CO. VA 04/28/2011 09:00 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SLATE MILLS RAPPAHANNOCK CO. VA 04/28/2011 09:00 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SMEDLEY RAPPAHANNOCK CO. VA 04/28/2011 09:00 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FRONT ROYAL ARPT WARREN CO. VA 04/28/2011 12:00 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K