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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:53 PM EDT on September 28, 2016

Expires 6:00 AM EDT on September 30, 2016


The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Middlesex County in eastern Virginia...
central Northumberland County in eastern Virginia...
western Gloucester County in southeastern Virginia...
Lancaster County in eastern Virginia...
eastern Richmond County in east central Virginia...
eastern King And Queen County in east central Virginia...

* until 1145 PM EDT

* at 952 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause Urban and Small Stream flooding in
the advisory area. Up to three inches of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Kilmarnock... Urbanna... Robley... Lancaster... White Stone... Glenns...
Morattico... Church View... Jamaica... Little Plymouth... Saluda...
Harcum... Healys... Water View... Lara... Adner... Warner...
Nuttsville... Weems and Ark.

Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected over
the area. This additional rain will make minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas.

In rural areas... runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of
small creeks and streams... country roads... farmland... and other low
lying spots.


Lat... Lon 3772 7630 3744 7657 3741 7669 3742 7671
      3764 7659 3757 7680 3759 7679 3759 7682
      3764 7680 3780 7663 3781 7661 3781 7663
      3792 7652


Wrs


900 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2016

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late Thursday night...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia...
including the following areas... in the lower Eastern Shore of
Maryland... Dorchester... Somerset and Wicomico. In Virginia...
eastern Essex... eastern King William... eastern King And
Queen... Lancaster... Middlesex... New Kent... Northumberland...
Richmond... western Essex... western King William... western King
And Queen and Westmoreland.

* Through late Thursday night

* locally heavy rainfall from showers and thunderstorms will
persist across the region overnight and continue through
Thursday night. Total rainfall amounts are expected to range
from 2 to 6 inches with locally higher amounts possible.
Excessive runoff from heavy rain increases the potential for
flooding across the area especially in low lying and poor
drainage areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





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