582  
WGUS41 KAKQ 140340  
FLWAKQ  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA  
1040 PM EST THU FEB 13 2020  
 
...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 ICON BENEATH THE  
POINT AND CLICK FORECAST MAP.  
 
STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER UPDATES...  
 

 
 
VAC093-175-620-800-141540-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.FL.W.0011.200214T1000Z-200218T0900Z/  
/FKNV2.1.ER.200214T1000Z.200216T1800Z.200218T0300Z.NO/  
1040 PM EST THU FEB 13 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD VA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE BLACKWATER RIVER ABOVE FRANKLIN.  
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO LATE MONDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 09:45 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.6 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.8 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY  
FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 11.3 FEET BY  
SUNDAY.  
THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY BEFORE MIDNIGHT.  
* AT 11.8 FEET...A PORTION OF STATE ROUTE 611 IN SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY,  
JOYNERS BRIDGE ROAD, IS INNUNDATED. A PORTION OF STATE ROUTE 619,  
IN ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, IS FLOODED.  
THIS RIVER LEVEL IS COMPARABLE TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 11.3 FEET ON  
MAY 2 2014.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3673 7698 3686 7692 3689 7685 3686 7680  
3670 7687 3661 7685 3661 7700  
 

 
 
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