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Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 21 at 8:56PM EDT until May 22 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Virginia... Nottoway River At Sebrell affecting Sussex and Southampton 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 tomorrow 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 8:15 PM EDT Tuesday the stage was 16.2 feet. - Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:15 PM EDT Tuesday was 16.7 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage by early Wednesday morning and continue falling to 9.9 feet Sunday evening. - Flood stage is 16.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.2 feet on 04/06/1970. -

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Southampton, VA; Sussex, VA

Coastal Flood Statement

Coastal Flood Statement issued May 21 at 7:47PM EDT until May 22 at 4:00AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

* WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE...In Maryland, Dorchester, Wicomico and Somerset Counties. In Virginia, Westmoreland, Northumberland and Accomack Counties. * WHEN...Until 4 AM EDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Shallow flooding is possible in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline.

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Dorchester; Wicomico; Somerset; Westmoreland; Northumberland; Accomack


Fair 63°F
Southwest 5.8mph

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