This is the latest from Chief Holt (Director of Emergency Services for the City of Franklin). Based on this forecast the Blackwater River should not present any major flooding issues. But since we are dealing with Mother Nature, things can change. We will keep you updated as we get more information.
Depending on Hurricane Joaquin’s future track, strength and condition …
• Inland flooding from heavy rainfall is the greatest potential impact to North Carolina and Virginia…with the possibility of South Carolina being effected.
• The most vulnerable areas are in the western portions of North Carolina and Virginia near the mountains due to recent rainfall in the area.
If you have any questions, please contact Chief Holt at 757-562-8581 or the DFA Office at 757-562-6900.