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Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water depth and road condition may be unsafe. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio... or your local radio and TV stations.

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 20 at 7:14PM EDT until May 22 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Virginia... Nottoway River At Sebrell affecting Southampton and Sussex Counties. For the Chowan Basin...including Rawlings, Stony Creek, Sebrell, Lawrenceville, Emporia, Franklin...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Nottoway River at Sebrell. * WHEN...Until early Wednesday morning. * IMPACTS...At 16.0 feet, Peters Bridge boat landing and portions of the Chub Sandhill Natural Area Preserve begin to flood, approximately 5 miles upstream of gage. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 6:15 PM EDT Monday the stage was 16.7 feet. - Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 6:15 PM EDT Monday was 16.7 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage tomorrow evening and continue falling to 11.2 feet Saturday morning. - Flood stage is 16.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.7 feet on 03/11/1944. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Southampton, VA; Sussex, VA
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