That night, the National Weather Service reported the College Lake Dam could fail, and if it does, "the water depth at Lynchburg could exceed 17 feet in 7 minutes".
The following is a list of block ranges that would be affected in the event of a dam break.
The Lynchburg Sheriff's Office says the E.C. Glass High School auditorium is available for any residents who are evacuating their homes.
Engineers have been assessing the situation at College Lake Dam.
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A flash-flood watch is in effect through 6 pm Friday in Lynchburg, with 1 to 3 more inches of rain expected.
On Thursday night (Friday NZ Time), the National Weather Service issued a flash-flood warning for the area around College Lake Dam near Lynchburg, which has a population of more than 80,000.
The dam doesn't meet current regulations and the city is making it a priority to find a solution.
A deluge of rain in Virginia has prompted evacuations below an overflowing dam. It is located in a critical position, according to the university, for capturing surface waters from multiple sources of the Blackwater Creek watershed just before emptying into the James River.
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City crews inspect the dam weekly because of its age.
"We are developing a plan to stabilize the dam which may include opening the sluice gate at the dam to reduce the water levels", the city said in a statement, adding those downstream should not see significant flooding if that occurs. If you are in low lying areas below the College Lake Dam, you should move to higher ground immediately.
The dam was inspected last week, and they didn't find any cause for concern.
It's a problem with fresh urgency. City officials posted pictures Thursday of rescuers using a raft to take families from a flood-threatened apartment complex as well as the partial collapse of one road into an adjacent creek.
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He said that they were now focused on evacuations and road closures near and around the dam, warning that more could be on the way.
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