Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS41 KAKQ 161153
FLWAKQ
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
753 AM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD VA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN VIRGINIA...

  MEHERRIN RIVER AT LAWRENCEVILLE AFFECTING BRUNSWICK COUNTY
FOR THE CHOWAN BASIN...INCLUDING LAWRENCEVILLE...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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753 AM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD VA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE MEHERRIN RIVER AT LAWRENCEVILLE.
* UNTIL LATE TONIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 07:30 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.4 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 15.9 FEET BY THIS
  AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THIS EVENING.
THIS RIVER LEVEL IS COMPARABLE TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 15.9 FEET ON
DEC 30 2013.

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

$$



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