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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 5:57 AM EDT Jun. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Rapidan river near Culpeper.
* Until late tonight.
* At 6 am Saturday the stage was 20.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity... the maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
6 am Saturday was 23.7 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
late this evening.
* Impact... at 21.0 feet... significant flooding of lowlands near the
river will occur, including significant portions of roads near the
river. Travel will be severely affected. Water is likely
approaching structures.



River flood observed 2pm 8pm 2am 8am crest
location stage stg day time Sat Sat sun sun stg day time

Rapidan river
Culpeper 13.0 20.9 Sat 6 am 17.5 14.4 11.8 10.4

Lat... Lon 3829 7810 3834 7808 3842 7786 3839 7762
      3833 7762 3833 7789 3828 7803




529 am EDT Sat Jun 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Spotsylvania County in central Virginia...

* until 230 PM EDT Saturday.

* At 528 am EDT, Spotsylvania County 911 center reported high water
over roads near North Anna river. Other streams and creeks may be
experiencing flooding.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Massaponax, Spotsylvania, Gatewood, Partlow, Brokenburg, Glenora,
Post Oak, Thornburg, Snell and Alsop.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3803 7774 3805 7775 3805 7777 3808 7779
      3809 7782 3832 7761 3829 7751 3828 7751
      3828 7750 3827 7749 3828 7746 3825 7739
      3825 7737 3801 7762 3799 7766


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414 am EDT Sat Jun 23 2018

... Flood Warning extended until Sunday evening...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Rappahannock River at Fredericksburg.
* Until Sunday evening.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... water reaches the Municipal lot on Sophia
street. Naomi Road is flooded.



River flood observed 2pm 8pm 2am 8am crest
location stage stg day time Sat Sat sun sun stg day time

Rappahannock River
fredericksbur 13.0 24.1 21.5 18.5 15.4 24.1 Sat 2pm

Lat... Lon 3828 7750 3835 7745 3834 7743 3831 7741
      3829 7741 3826 7742 3827 7747




411 am EDT Sat Jun 23 2018

... Flood Warning extended until Sunday morning...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Rappahannock River above Fredericksburg.
* From overnight last night until Sunday morning.
* At 3 am Saturday the stage was 12.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by overnight last night and crest
near 16.4 feet by mid-afternoon today. The river will fall below
flood stage by overnight tonight.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet... water begins to cover River Road upstream
of the city of Fredericksburg. Structures near the Motts run boat
Landing are flooded.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 15.4 feet
on may 1 2014.



River flood observed 2pm 8pm 2am 8am crest
location stage stg day time Sat Sat sun sun stg day time

Rappahannock River
fredericksbur 13.0 12.7 Sat 3 am 16.4 15.0 13.0 11.7 16.4 Sat 2 PM

Lat... Lon 3839 7762 3836 7754 3835 7745 3828 7750
      3829 7754 3831 7761 3833 7762