924  
WGUS81 KAKQ 241402  
FLSAKQ  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
902 AM EST WED FEB 24 2021  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
VIRGINIA...  
 
BLACKWATER RIVER ABOVE FRANKLIN AFFECTING SOUTHAMPTON, CITY OF  
FRANKLIN, ISLE OF WIGHT AND CITY OF SUFFOLK INDEPENDENT CITIES.  
 
NOTTOWAY RIVER AT SEBRELL AFFECTING SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY.  
 
FOR THE CHOWAN BASIN...INCLUDING LAWRENCEVILLE, SEBRELL, EMPORIA,  
RAWLINGS, STONY CREEK, FRANKLIN...MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOTORISTS SHOULD NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES OR DRIVE  
CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV.  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED THIS EVENING AT 915 PM EST.  
 

 
 
VAC093-175-620-800-250215-  
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-210225T1800Z/  
/FKNV2.1.ER.210216T1045Z.210221T0845Z.210225T1200Z.NO/  
902 AM EST WED FEB 24 2021  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY TOMORROW  
AFTERNOON...  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE BLACKWATER RIVER ABOVE FRANKLIN.  
* UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 7:45 AM EST WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.8 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* RECENT ACTIVITY...THE MAXIMUM RIVER STAGE IN THE 24 HOURS ENDING  
AT 7:45 AM EST WEDNESDAY WAS 11.6 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE  
TOMORROW MORNING AND CONTINUE FALLING TO 8.9 FEET MONDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 10.8 FEET, A PORTION OF BARRETTS LANDING RIVER WALK IS  
INNUNDATED IN DOWNTOWN FRANKLIN AREA.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 11.0  
FEET ON 06/08/2016.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3672 7698 3686 7692 3689 7684 3686 7680  
3670 7687 3661 7684 3661 7700  
 

 
 
VAC175-250215-  
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-210226T1500Z/  
/SEBV2.1.ER.210215T1200Z.210221T0130Z.210226T0900Z.NO/  
902 AM EST WED FEB 24 2021  
   
..THE FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE FRIDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE NOTTOWAY RIVER AT SEBRELL.  
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.  
* AT 8:15 AM EST WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* RECENT ACTIVITY...THE MAXIMUM RIVER STAGE IN THE 24 HOURS ENDING  
AT 8:15 AM EST WEDNESDAY WAS 18.4 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY  
FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE FALLING TO 13.5 FEET MONDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 18.5 FEET, HANCOCK PEANUT MILL IS AFFECTED IN  
COURTLAND.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 17.7  
FEET ON 08/09/1969.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3672 7720 3682 7720 3686 7709 3664 7695  
3660 7702  
 

 
 
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