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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Our weather greatly improvest, with Partly cloudy skie and mild temperatures.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the complete outlook, coming up.




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People across the region are still recovering from yesterday's flooding. The waters may be receding, but Governor Mark Warner has issued a state wide state of emergency.
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The Roanoke River flooded much of Eastern Montgomery County including Elliston, Shawsville and Alleghany Springs. There were downed power lines and trees and several car accidents. Dozens of roads were closed and numerous people had to be evacuated from mobile home parks in the region.
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((TRACY GRAHAM: I DON'T HAVE FLOOD INSURANCE. AND IT'S JUST GETTING INTO MY HOUSE. IT'S NOT FUN. THIS IS WHY I'M MOVING IN THE SPRING. I'M SELLING IT AND MOVING IN THE SPRING TO HIGHER LAND.))
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Sheriffs officials spent most of last night keeping a close eye on the Roanoke River. Many folks in the region are expecting to spend the rest of the week cleaning up.
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The high water forced several people in Roanoke to stay at one of the Red Cross shelters set up at the Salem Civic Center. Steve Pardon went there this morning and has more on what the Red Cross is facing.

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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Much drier today, with a mixture of clouds and sunshine.
Look for highs in the mid 70s.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your full forecast, up next.

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Residents of Ramey's and Salem Mobile Home parks are being allowed back to the their homes.
But, residents of Riverland Trailer Park and Willow River Apartments though are still not allowed back in.


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Heavy rain yesterday morning brought rivers and creeks over their banks and flooded roadways. Roads in downtown Salem were closed and neighborhoods throughout the area were evacuated.
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((DEE STEWART/FLOODING VICTIM: WE GRABBED A WEEK'S WORTH OF CLOTHES, NECESSITIES AND STACKED EVERYTHING AS HIGH AS IT COULD GO IN THE APARTMENT. WE GOT BREAKFAST AND WE'RE JUST WAITING.))
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((BETTY ATKINS/FLOODING VICTIM:WE'RE LOSING EVERYTHING EXCEPT WHAT WE HAVE ON OUR BACK.))
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There were some tense moments for some folks in Salem as the highwaters got the best of them. Home video shows a man at the Ramey Trailer Park being swept away. Some neighbors were able to get him before he went under. Salem's swift water rescue team was called to the Willow River Apartments after a family ignored the mandatory evacuation order. Everyone was rescued and returned to safe ground.
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VDOT will start surveying road damage from the flooding later today. Officials say many secondary roads have reopened, but there are still some roads that are closed.
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For more detailed information on a road that you normally travel, you can call VDOT's highway helpline at 1-800-367-ROAD.
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All of yesterday's rain had to go somewhere, and from the Roanoke River it heads into Smith Mountain Lake.
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The work was just beginning for many boat owners as the sun set. Run off from the Roanoke River and it's tributarires turned what is typically a calm cove into a whirlpool of swirling water. Docks that once provided a pathway above the lake, are now underwater. Smith Mountain Lake is expected to rise more than 2 feet above full pond.
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Thanks to record rainfall from Jeanne, there's 4 times as much water rushing into the Smith Mountain Lake than their was before the storm. Once the water does finally recede, debris will be the next obstacle boaters will face as they travel the lake.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
A pleasant day on the way, as we watch the floodwaters recede.
Look for partly cloudy skies.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the mid- week forecast, coming up.





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The Roanoke River is on the way down, but Governor Mark Warner has still declared a state of emergency.
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Once flood waters began to recede, many people ventured out, some even went into the water.
Several people had to be rescued throughout the night including three people near Victory Stadium.
Rescue personnel say the water is still not safe.
Because many roadways remain closed, some people can't get home.
Many of them spent the night at shelters at the Salem Civic Center and the Roanoke Civic Center.
Nearly a hundred people used the shelters during and after the storm.
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Some residents in the Roanoke Valley, especially those from Willow River Apartments and Riverland Trailer Park, still don't have a place to stay. To help out, the Red Cross set up shelters.
Steve Pardon visited one this morning and talked to a couple of people still displaced from their homes.

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