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WGUS41 KAKQ 221535
FLWAKQ

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1135 AM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018

VAC117-231530-


Mecklenburg VA-
1135 AM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Southwestern Mecklenburg County in south central Virginia...

* Until 1130 AM EDT Wednesday

* At 1126 AM EDT, The lake level at John Kerr Dam was 308.3 FT and
was still rising as water from last weeks rain over the Roanoke
and Dan River Basins continues to flow into the lake. As a
result, numerous roads in the vicinity of the lake are closed due
to flooding. The lake level should peak later today with a slow
decrease in water level over the next couple of days.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.

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LAT...LON 3669 7867 3669 7865 3667 7862 3664 7858
3664 7856 3667 7861 3670 7864 3670 7865
3672 7862 3664 7839 3663 7827 3655 7826
3654 7842 3667 7870




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