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Appomattox River floods Old Towne Petersburg

Posted at 10:13 PM, Oct 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-24 18:30:04-04

PETERSBURG, Va. — A river flood warning continues Saturday night for the Appomattox River affecting Petersburg as well as Amelia, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie and Powhatan counties.

Photos from Old Towne Petersburg showed flooding outside the Croaker’s Spot and City Table restaurant.

The National Weather Service reports the river crested at 13.86 feet early Sunday.

The river is forecast to fall below moderate flood stage Monday morning, but minor flooding appears likely for the rest of the week.

Flood stage for the Appomattox is 10 feet.

Click here for the latest Appomattox River levels forecast from the National Weather Service.