Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
317 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Virginia...

  Meherrin River At Lawrenceville affecting Brunswick County


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

VAC025-070717-
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/LAWV2.1.ER.160506T1910Z.160507T1200Z.160508T0840Z.NO/
317 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...The Flood Warning has been extended until Sunday morning...The
Flood Warning continues for
  The Meherrin River At Lawrenceville
* until Sunday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 02:30 PM Friday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.7 feet by
  Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday
  morning.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 18.8 feet on
Dec 4 2009.

&&

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

$$




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