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  • Flood Warning for Powhatan County, Virginia
  • Flood Warning issued October 15 at 11:21AM EDT until October 17 at 5:00AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11:21 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 5 a.m.
  • ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
    Virginia...
    Meherrin River At Emporia affecting City of Emporia...Greensville
    and Southampton Counties
    Meherrin River At Lawrenceville affecting Brunswick County
    ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Virginia..
    Appomattox River At Mattoax affecting Amelia...Chesterfield and
    Powhatan Counties
    Appomattox River At Matoaca affecting Chesterfield...City of
    Petersburg and Dinwiddie Counties
    Nottoway River Near Stony Creek affecting Sussex County
    For the Appomattox Basin...including Mattoax...Matoaca...Moderate
    flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.For the Chowan
    Basin...including Emporia...Lawrenceville...Stony Creek...Moderate
    flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.
    The Flood Warning continues for
    The Appomattox River At Mattoax
    * until late Tuesday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
    * At 10:30 AM Monday the stage was 25.8 feet.
    * Moderate flooding is occurring.
    * Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
    * Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 27.6 feet by this
    evening. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow late
    evening.
    * At 28.0 feet...Secondary roads closed due to flooding.
    This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 27.3 feet on
    Sep 23 2003.
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