Weather Alerts

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Accomack

WORCESTER MD-SOMERSET MD-WICOMICO MD-ACCOMACK VA-
859 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
WORCESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...
EASTERN SOMERSET COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...
SOUTHEASTERN WICOMICO COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...
NORTHERN ACCOMACK COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 900 AM EDT SATURDAY

* AT 849 PM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLOODING
ALONG THE POCOMOKE RIVER...NASSAWANGO CREEK AND THEIR TRIBUTARIES.
BOTH OF THE STREAMS ARE NEARING THEIR CREST AT WILLARDS ON THE
POCOMOKE RIVER AND AT THE GAGE NEAR MILLVILLE ON NASSAWANGO CREEK.
AS THESE CREST MOVE DOWNSTREAM...ADDITIONAL FLOODING IS
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN SNOW HILL. MOTORIST ARE ADVISED TO AVOID
USING HIGHWAY 12 BETWEEN SNOW HILL AND SALISBURY AS THE HIGH WATER
HAS FORCED PORTIONS OF THE ROAD TO BE CLOSED.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
POCOMOKE CITY...SNOW HILL...NEWARK...WEST POCOMOKE...PITTSVILLE...
WILLARDS...SHELLTOWN...BEAVER DAM...MOUNT WESLEY...REHOBETH...
WHITESBURG...WHALEYVILLE...COKESBURY...WHITON...POWELLVILLE...
LONGRIDGE...GOODWILL AND EDEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3829 7525 3814 7535 3805 7552 3793 7556
3797 7573 3808 7569 3817 7559 3830 7565
3832 7541 3845 7538 3845 7523

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Isle of Wight
  • City of Williamsburg

SURRY-JAMES CITY-ISLE OF WIGHT-
809 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATION: AREAS OF SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA ADJACENT TO THE JAMES RIVER.

* TIMING: WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE ACTION AND / OR
TIDES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE...AND NEAR
TIDAL RIVERS AND CREEKS. BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND
MINOR FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

JAMES RIVER AT SCOTLAND/JAMESTOWN VA
MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/12 AM 4.2 2.3 1.9 1 MINOR
01/01 PM 3.9 2.4 1.5 1 MINOR
02/01 AM 3.2 2.2 1.0 1 NONE
02/01 PM 3.2 2.5 0.7 1 NONE
03/01 AM 2.9 2.2 0.7 1 NONE
03/02 PM 3.1 2.5 0.6 1 NONE

YORKTOWN VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/10 PM 4.5 2.8 1.7 1-2 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.5 2.9 1.6 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 3.7 2.7 1.0 1 NONE
02/11 AM 3.8 2.9 0.9 1 NONE
02/11 PM 3.4 2.6 0.8 1 NONE
03/11 AM 3.6 2.9 0.7 1 NONE

SEWELLS POINT VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/10 PM 4.6 2.9 1.7 1 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.6 3.1 1.5 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 3.8 2.9 0.9 1 NONE
02/11 AM 3.9 3.1 0.8 1 NONE
02/11 PM 3.5 2.8 0.7 1 NONE
03/12 PM 3.7 3.0 0.7 1 NONE

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • City of Norfolk
  • York
  • City of Chesapeake
  • City of Hampton
  • City of Newport News
  • City of Portsmouth
  • City of Suffolk

NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-YORK-NEWPORT NEWS-HAMPTON/POQUOSON-
809 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATION: HAMPTON ROADS AND PENINSULA LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE CHESAPEAKE
BAY AND TIDAL RIVERS.

* TIMING: WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE ACTION AND / OR
TIDES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE...AND NEAR
TIDAL RIVERS AND CREEKS. BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND
MINOR FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

SEWELLS POINT VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/10 PM 4.6 2.9 1.7 1 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.6 3.1 1.5 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 3.8 2.9 0.9 1 NONE
02/11 AM 3.9 3.1 0.8 1 NONE
02/11 PM 3.5 2.8 0.7 1 NONE
03/12 PM 3.7 3.0 0.7 1 NONE

CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA
MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 4.7 3.0 1.7 2-3 NONE
01/09 AM 4.4 3.2 1.2 2 NONE
01/10 PM 3.8 2.9 0.9 2 NONE
02/10 AM 4.1 3.2 0.9 1-2 NONE
02/10 PM 3.6 2.8 0.8 1-2 NONE
03/10 AM 3.9 3.2 0.7 2 NONE

YORKTOWN VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/10 PM 4.5 2.8 1.7 1-2 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.5 2.9 1.6 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 3.7 2.7 1.0 1 NONE
02/11 AM 3.8 2.9 0.9 1 NONE
02/11 PM 3.4 2.6 0.8 1 NONE
03/11 AM 3.6 2.9 0.7 1 NONE

FORT MONROE VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/10 PM 4.7 2.9 1.8 1 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.7 3.1 1.6 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 3.8 2.9 0.9 1 NONE
02/11 AM 4.0 3.1 0.9 1 NONE
02/11 PM 3.5 2.8 0.7 1 NONE
03/12 PM 3.7 3.0 0.7 1 NONE

JAMES RIVER AT SCOTLAND/JAMESTOWN VA
MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/12 AM 4.2 2.3 1.9 1 MINOR
01/01 PM 3.9 2.4 1.5 1 MINOR
02/01 AM 3.2 2.2 1.0 1 NONE
02/01 PM 3.2 2.5 0.7 1 NONE
03/01 AM 2.9 2.2 0.7 1 NONE
03/02 PM 3.1 2.5 0.6 1 NONE

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Gloucester
  • Mathews
  • Middlesex

GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-
809 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATION: MIDDLE PENINSULA LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AND
TIDAL RIVERS.

* TIMING: WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE ACTION AND / OR
TIDES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE...AND NEAR
TIDAL RIVERS AND CREEKS. BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND
MINOR FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

WINDMILL POINT VA
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/12 AM 3.3 1.6 1.7 1 MINOR
01/12 PM 3.2 1.7 1.5 1 MINOR
02/12 AM 2.6 1.6 1.0 1 NONE
02/01 PM 2.7 1.7 1.0 1 NONE
03/01 AM 2.4 1.6 0.8 1 NONE
03/01 PM 2.5 1.7 0.8 1 NONE

MOBJACK BAY VA
MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/10 PM 4.6 2.8 1.8 1 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.6 3.0 1.6 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 3.8 2.8 1.0 1 NONE
02/10 AM 3.9 3.0 0.9 1 NONE
02/11 PM 3.5 2.7 0.8 1 NONE
03/11 AM 3.6 2.9 0.7 1 NONE

YORKTOWN VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/10 PM 4.5 2.8 1.7 1-2 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.5 2.9 1.6 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 3.7 2.7 1.0 1 NONE
02/11 AM 3.8 2.9 0.9 1 NONE
02/11 PM 3.4 2.6 0.8 1 NONE
03/11 AM 3.6 2.9 0.7 1 NONE

$$

Coastal Flood Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Currituck
  • City of Virginia Beach

EASTERN CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-
809 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT HAS EXPIRED...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK HAS EXPIRED...

...NUISANCE FLOODING POSSIBLE UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION: VIRGINIA BEACH LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE OCEAN.

* TIMING: NUISANCE FLOODING IS POSSIBLE THIS EVENING WITHIN A FEW HOURS
OF HIGH TIDE AS WATER RISES JUST SHY OF MINOR FLOODING THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD
LEAD TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

SEWELLS POINT VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/10 PM 4.6 2.9 1.7 1 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.6 3.1 1.5 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 3.8 2.9 0.9 1 NONE
02/11 AM 3.9 3.1 0.8 1 NONE
02/11 PM 3.5 2.8 0.7 1 NONE
03/12 PM 3.7 3.0 0.7 1 NONE

CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA
MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 4.7 3.0 1.7 2-3 NONE
01/09 AM 4.4 3.2 1.2 2 NONE
01/10 PM 3.8 2.9 0.9 2 NONE
02/10 AM 4.1 3.2 0.9 1-2 NONE
02/10 PM 3.6 2.8 0.8 1-2 NONE
03/10 AM 3.9 3.2 0.7 2 NONE

DUCK NC
MINOR 5.5 FT, MODERATE 6.0 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/08 PM 5.0 3.7 1.3 3-5 NONE
01/08 AM 5.0 4.0 1.0 3-4 NONE
01/09 PM 4.3 3.6 0.7 3 NONE
02/09 AM 4.7 4.0 0.7 3 NONE
02/09 PM 4.2 3.5 0.7 3 NONE
03/10 AM 4.5 3.9 0.6 2 NONE

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Accomack
  • Northampton

MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
809 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT HAS EXPIRED...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK HAS EXPIRED...

* LOCATION: OCEAN SIDE OF WORCESTER COUNTY MARYLAND...AND BAY SIDE OF
ACCOMACK AND NORTHAMPTON COUNTIES OF VIRGINIA.

* TIMING: WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE ACTION AND / OR
TIDES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE...AND NEAR
TIDAL RIVERS AND CREEKS. BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND
MINOR FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

OCEAN CITY INLET MD
MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 4.4 2.4 2.0 4 MINOR
01/09 AM 4.3 2.4 1.9 3-4 MINOR
01/09 PM 3.4 2.3 1.1 2-3 NONE
02/10 AM 3.3 2.4 0.9 2-3 NONE
02/10 PM 3.1 2.2 0.9 2 NONE
03/10 AM 3.2 2.4 0.8 2 NONE

SAXIS VA

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/01 AM 4.2 2.7 1.5 1
01/01 PM 4.1 2.8 1.3 1
02/01 AM 3.7 2.6 1.1 1
02/02 PM 3.8 2.8 1.0 1
03/02 AM 3.4 2.5 0.9 1
03/03 PM 3.5 2.8 0.7 1

NASSAWADOX CREEK AT BAYFORD VA
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/12 AM 3.6 1.8 1.8 1 MODERATE
01/12 PM 3.5 1.9 1.6 1 MODERATE
02/12 AM 2.8 1.8 1.0 1 MINOR
02/12 PM 3.0 2.0 1.0 1 MINOR
03/12 AM 2.6 1.8 0.8 1 NONE
03/01 PM 2.7 2.0 0.7 1 NONE

KIPTOPEKE VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 4.6 3.1 1.5 1-2 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.7 3.3 1.4 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 4.0 3.0 1.0 1 NONE
02/10 AM 4.2 3.3 0.9 1 NONE
02/11 PM 3.7 2.9 0.8 1 NONE
03/11 AM 3.9 3.2 0.7 1 NONE

CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 4.1 2.3 1.8 4-5 NONE
01/09 AM 4.1 2.5 1.6 3 NONE
01/09 PM 3.2 2.3 0.9 3 NONE
02/10 AM 3.3 2.5 0.8 2 NONE
02/10 PM 3.0 2.2 0.8 2 NONE
03/10 AM 3.2 2.5 0.7 2 NONE

WACHAPREAGUE VA
MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 6.4 4.7 1.7 3-4 NONE
01/09 AM 6.4 4.9 1.5 3 NONE
01/10 PM 5.5 4.6 0.9 2 NONE
02/10 AM 5.7 4.9 0.8 2 NONE
02/10 PM 5.3 4.5 0.8 2 NONE
03/11 AM 5.5 4.8 0.7 2 NONE

OYSTER VA
MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 6.8 5.2 1.6 1 NONE
01/09 AM 6.8 5.3 1.5 1 NONE
01/10 PM 6.0 5.1 0.9 1 NONE
02/10 AM 6.2 5.4 0.8 1 NONE
02/10 PM 5.8 5.0 0.8 1 NONE
03/11 AM 6.1 5.5 0.6 1 NONE

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Northumberland

WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-
809 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATION: HAMPTON ROADS AND PENINSULA LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE CHESAPEAKE
BAY AND TIDAL RIVERS.

* TIMING: WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE LATE THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE ACTION AND / OR
TIDES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE...AND NEAR
TIDAL RIVERS AND CREEKS. BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND
MINOR FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

LEWISETTA VA
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/02 AM 3.3 1.7 1.6 1-2 MINOR
01/03 PM 3.2 1.7 1.5 1 MINOR
02/03 AM 2.7 1.6 1.1 1 NONE
02/03 PM 2.7 1.7 1.0 1 NONE
03/04 AM 2.4 1.6 0.8 1 NONE

WINDMILL POINT VA
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/12 AM 3.3 1.6 1.7 1 MINOR
01/12 PM 3.2 1.7 1.5 1 MINOR
02/12 AM 2.6 1.6 1.0 1 NONE
02/01 PM 2.7 1.7 1.0 1 NONE
03/01 AM 2.4 1.6 0.8 1 NONE
03/01 PM 2.5 1.7 0.8 1 NONE

$$

Flash Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Charles City
  • New Kent

CAROLINE-WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-PRINCE GEORGE-CHARLES CITY-
NEW KENT-WESTERN HANOVER-EASTERN HANOVER-WESTERN CHESTERFIELD-
EASTERN CHESTERFIELD (INCLUDING COL. HEIGHTS)-
WESTERN HENRICO (INCLUDING THE CITY OF RICHMOND)-EASTERN HENRICO-
WESTERN KING WILLIAM-EASTERN KING WILLIAM-WESTERN KING AND QUEEN-
EASTERN KING AND QUEEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PETERSBURG...HOPEWELL...ASHLAND...
MECHANICSVILLE...BON AIR...MIDLOTHIAN...CHESTERFIELD...CHESTER...
COLONIAL HEIGHTS...RICHMOND...SANDSTON...AYLETT...KING WILLIAM...
WEST POINT...KING AND QUEEN COURT HOUSE...TAPPAHANNOCK...
DUNNSVILLE
322 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA...EAST
CENTRAL VIRGINIA...NORTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND SOUTH CENTRAL
VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL
VIRGINIA...EASTERN CHESTERFIELD (INCLUDING COL. HEIGHTS)...
EASTERN HANOVER...EASTERN HENRICO...WESTERN CHESTERFIELD...
WESTERN HANOVER AND WESTERN HENRICO (INCLUDING THE CITY OF
RICHMOND). IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...CHARLES CITY...EASTERN
ESSEX...EASTERN KING WILLIAM...EASTERN KING AND QUEEN...NEW
KENT...RICHMOND...WESTERN ESSEX...WESTERN KING WILLIAM...
WESTERN KING AND QUEEN AND WESTMORELAND. IN NORTH CENTRAL
VIRGINIA...CAROLINE. IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...PRINCE
GEORGE.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT

* LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL FROM SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS
EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THIS EVENING. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS UP TO 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. THIS WILL OCCUR OVER
AREAS THAT RECEIVED EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WEDNESDAY EVENING.
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAIN INCREASES THE POTENTIAL FOR
FLOODING ACROSS THE AREA ESPECIALLY FOR LOCATIONS THAT HAVE
RECEIVED RECENT HEAVY RAIN, AND FOR 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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