Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS81 KAKQ 090303
FLSAKQ
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1003 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

For the Chowan Basin...including Sebrell...Franklin...Minor flooding
is occurring and is expected to continue.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please use extreme caution if venturing near riverbanks. Move to
higher ground immediately should rising water threaten your safety.

Graphical forecast information is available on the internet at
www.weather.gov/akq.  Click on the Rivers and Lakes icon beneath the
point and click forecast map.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio for further updates...


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VAC175-091503-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160211T0300Z/
/SEBV2.1.ER.160206T1545Z.160208T2130Z.160210T2100Z.NO/
1003 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...The Flood Warning has been extended until Wednesday evening...The
Flood Warning continues for
  The Nottoway River At Sebrell
* until Wednesday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 09:15 PM Monday the stage was 17.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 17.9 feet by &
  after midnight tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage
  Wednesday afternoon.
* At 18.5 feet...Hancock Peanut Mill is affected in Courtland.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 17.9 feet on
Dec 29 2015.

&&

LAT...LON  3672 7720 3682 7720 3687 7709 3664 7695
      3660 7702

$$

VAC093-175-620-800-091503-
/O.CON.KAKQ.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160210T1200Z/
/FKNV2.1.ER.160206T0030Z.160207T1045Z.160210T0600Z.NO/
1003 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Blackwater River Above Franklin
* until Wednesday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 09:45 PM Monday the stage was 11.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 10.8 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Wednesday morning.
* At 10.8 feet...A portion of Barretts Landing River Walk is
  innundated in Downtown Franklin area.

&&

LAT...LON  3673 7698 3686 7692 3689 7685 3686 7680
      3670 7687 3661 7685 3661 7700

$$



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