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Posted on: November 12, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Citizen Advisory: Public Safety Update on Local Flooding


Please be aware that the National Weather Service reports that the Staunton River in Brookneal will be at MAJOR flood level by 1 PM today, and will remain at that level until midnight tonight. It is likely that the Staunton River in Brookneal will remain at flood levels through Saturday. 
It is also reported that the Water Plant in Brookneal is flooded. There are no public water contamination issues. However, citizens are advised to use water sparingly.
Most county roads appear to be passable, however drivers should exercise caution if traveling as surface water may pool on roadways over the next 24 hours.  Do not cross flooded roadways! 
Monitor local media for weather related updates and take precautions as needed. 
Please consider signing up for emergency weather alerts through CodeRED at
For more information on flood safety, please visit:

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