Flooding, tornadoes reported in Valley
The river was at 7.5 feet and rising at 2 p.m. Saturday. Flood stage is 9.5 feet. The river is expected to crest at 10 feet later Saturday.
The river begins to impact downtown and the Club Court residential area at 10.5 feet.
The National Weather Service forecast has the river falling back below flood stage later Saturday night.
The Weather Service is also reporting that a tornadic thunderstorm was reported near Stuarts Draft at 3:11 p.m. Another possible tornado was reported in Free Union in western Albemarle County around the same time.