Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1146 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...The National Weather Service in Wakefield Va has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Virginia...

  Blackwater River Above Franklin affecting City of Franklin...City
  of Suffolk...Isle of Wight and Southampton Counties

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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1146 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

The National Weather Service in Wakefield Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Blackwater River Above Franklin.
* from this evening to Wednesday afternoon...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 10:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 10.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.8 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by this
  evening and continue to rise to near 10.9 feet after midnight
  tonight. The river will fall below flood stage by late Wednesday
  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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