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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Wakefield, Va
938 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

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

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

  Nottoway River At Sebrell affecting Southampton County


For the Appomattox Basin...including Mattoax...Minor flooding is
occurring and is expected to continue.For the Chowan Basin...
including Sebrell...Minor flooding is occurring and is expected to
continue.

VAC007-041-145-241337-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-180524T1600Z/
/MTXV2.1.ER.180522T0543Z.180523T0715Z.180524T1000Z.NO/
938 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

...The Flood Warning has been extended until Thursday afternoon...The
Flood Warning continues for
  The Appomattox River At Mattoax
* until Thursday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 08:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 23.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow morning.
* At 25.0 feet...Agricultural and some secondary roads flooded.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 25.2 feet on
Dec 27 2015.

&&

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

$$

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
438 AM EDT WED MAY 23 2018

VAC097-101-240900-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FA.W.0024.000000T0000Z-180524T0900Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
King and Queen VA-King William VA-
438 AM EDT WED MAY 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has extended the

* Flood Warning for Small Streams in...
  Central King and Queen County in east central Virginia...
  Central King William County in east central Virginia...

* Until 500 AM EDT Thursday

* At 433 AM EDT, the river gauge in Beulahville had a water level of
  15.5 feet which is 1.5 feet above flood stage. The crest has moved
  through Beulahville and continues to move down the Mattaponi
  River.  With the elevated water levels on the river, continue to
  exercise caution near the river and do not drive through any roads
  that are still covered by flood waters.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
  King William, West Point, King And Queen Court House, Aylett,
  Beulahville, Mattaponi, Upshaw, Walkerton and Rose Garden.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

&&

LAT...LON 3753 7675 3752 7679 3756 7681 3768 7702
      3776 7713 3787 7719 3792 7716 3783 7709
      3774 7700 3771 7691 3763 7681

$$

BROWN

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