Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS81 KAKQ 072053
FLSAKQ
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
453 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

For the Chowan Basin...including Franklin...Minor flooding is
forecast.

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 ahps link on the
left hand side menu.

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


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VAC093-175-620-800-080853-
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/FKNV2.1.ER.150707T2225Z.150708T0000Z.150708T1200Z.NO/
453 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Blackwater River Above Franklin
* until Wednesday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 03:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 10.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.8 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 10.9 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow morning.
* At 10.8 feet...A portion of Barretts Landing River Walk is
  innundated in Downtown Franklin area.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 11.3 feet on
May 2 2014.

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

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