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Virginia, Mecklenburg

Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 2:58 AM EDT on May 06, 2016

Expires 6:45 AM EDT on May 06, 2016

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Flood Advisory for rapid rises for...
Lunenburg County in south central Virginia...
Mecklenburg County in south central Virginia...

* until 645 am EDT

* at 248 am EDT... moderate to heavy rain will continue over
Lunenburg and Mecklenburg County this morning after receiving 2 to
3 inches of rainfall since Thursday afternoon as indicated by
Doppler radar. Rapid rises of streams and creeks will result in
minor flooding in the advisory area.

As a Point of reference... Allen creek just east of Boydton on
Highway 58 has reached a minor flooding level of 16.1 feet as of 230
am. Minor flooding begins at 15.0 feet.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include... South
Hill... Chase City... Victoria... Kenbridge... Brodnax...
Lunenburg... La Crosse... Boydton... Kells Corner...
Rehoboth... Dundas... Baskerville... simplicity... Palmer
Springs... Bacons Fork... Wightman... Spanish Grove...
rubermount... Forksville and Arvins Store.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... country roads... farmland... and other low lying

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If you see water over a
roadway... turnaround... don't drown. Most flood deaths occur in

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated... or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

Lat... Lon 3689 7849 3708 7844 3710 7835 3710 7828
      3712 7824 3709 7822 3708 7817 3705 7816
      3701 7808 3702 7800 3655 7804 3654 7854
      3677 7858


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