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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 9:00 AM EDT Oct. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
northwestern King And Queen County in east central Virginia...
southeastern Caroline County in north central Virginia...
northwestern King William County in east central Virginia...

* until 915 PM EDT Tuesday.

* At 857 am EDT, the reporting gauge on the Mattaponi river at
Beulahville continues to indicate water levels above minor flood
stage. This indicates that the river is out of its banks and some
roads in the area near the river may be impacted with flood
waters. Motorists are urged to heed and any high water or Road
closed signs.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Saint Stephens church, Beulahville, Newtown, Aylett, central
garage, Owenton, Upshaw, Biscoe, Gether, Pollards Corner, Globe,
Turpin and Duane Fork.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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