Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS81 KAKQ 170027
FLSAKQ
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
827 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

FOR THE CHOWAN BASIN...INCLUDING LAWRENCEVILLE...NO FLOODING IS
OBSERVED OR 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...

&&

VAC025-170057-
/O.CAN.KAKQ.FL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-141017T0351Z/
/LAWV2.1.ER.141016T0806Z.141016T1645Z.141016T2117Z.NO/
827 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE MEHERRIN RIVER AT LAWRENCEVILLE
* AT 8 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.3 FEET.
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
* NO FLOODING IS CURRENTLY FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 6.6 FEET BY .
THIS RIVER LEVEL IS COMPARABLE TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 16.1 FEET ON
JAN 13 2014.

&&

LAT...LON 3683 7802 3676 7756 3666 7757 3668 7783
      3666 7793 3672 7803

$$

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