Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1002 PM EST Thu Dec 3 2020

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in
Virginia...

  Appomattox River At Mattoax affecting Amelia, Chesterfield and
  Powhatan Counties.

For the Appomattox Basin...including Farmville, Mattoax, Matoaca...
Minor flooding is forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.

The next statement will be issued Friday morning at 1000 AM EST.

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VAC007-041-145-041500-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0050.201204T1300Z-201205T0820Z/
/MTXV2.1.ER.201204T1300Z.201204T1800Z.201205T0220Z.NO/
1002 PM EST Thu Dec 3 2020

...The Flood Warning is now in effect until early Saturday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Appomattox River At Mattoax.
* From Friday morning to late Friday night.
* At 9:30 PM EST Thursday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage Friday
  morning to a crest of 21.9 feet early Friday afternoon. It will
  then fall below flood stage late Friday evening.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet, Agricultural and pasture land flooded.
* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 21.9
  feet on 02/26/2003.


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LAT...LON 3721 7776 3743 7802 3742 7814 3751 7812
      3752 7791 3733 7767

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