Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1057 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...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
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 ahps link on the
left hand side menu.

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


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1057 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

The National Weather Service in Wakefield Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Blackwater River Above Franklin.
* from late tonight to Monday evening...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 09:45 AM Friday the stage was 9.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.8 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage after
  midnight tonight and continue to rise to near 11.1 feet by
  early Saturday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage by
  Monday afternoon.
* 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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