Weather Alerts

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Northumberland

WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-
1155 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATION: WESTERN SHORE OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...INCLUDING TIDAL RIVERS OF
THE NORTHERN NECK.

* TIMING: WIDESPREAD MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITH THE HIGH TIDE
CYCLE LATE THIS EVENING INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. A FEW
LOCATIONS MAY BRIEFLY APPROACH MODERATE FLOOD THRESHOLDS.
CONTINUED MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITHIN A FEW HOURS ON
EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE LATE FRIDAY MORNING/EARLY
AFTERNOON...AND AGAIN LATE FRIDAY NIGHT/EARLY 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.

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
06/02 AM 3.3 1.8 1.5 2 MODERATE
06/02 PM 2.9 1.5 1.4 1-2 MINOR
07/03 AM 2.9 1.8 1.1 1 MINOR
07/03 PM 2.3 1.5 0.8 1 NONE
08/04 AM 2.4 1.8 0.6 1 NONE
08/04 PM 2.1 1.5 0.6 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/11 PM 3.4 1.6 1.8 2-3 MODERATE
06/12 PM 2.8 1.3 1.5 1-2 MINOR
07/12 AM 2.8 1.7 1.1 1 MINOR
07/12 PM 2.2 1.3 0.9 1 NONE
08/12 AM 2.3 1.7 0.6 1 NONE
08/01 PM 1.9 1.3 0.6 1-2 NONE

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Gloucester
  • Isle of Wight
  • City of Williamsburg
  • City of Norfolk
  • Mathews
  • Middlesex
  • York
  • City of Chesapeake
  • City of Hampton
  • City of Newport News
  • City of Portsmouth
  • City of Suffolk

GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-SURRY-JAMES CITY-ISLE OF WIGHT-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-
SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-EASTERN ESSEX-YORK-NEWPORT NEWS-HAMPTON/POQUOSON-
1155 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

* LOCATION: WESTERN SHORE OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...INCLUDING TIDAL
RIVERS FROM SOUTHSIDE HAMPTON ROADS THROUGH THE PENINSULAS.

* TIMING: WIDESPREAD MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITH THE HIGH
TIDE CYCLE LATE THIS EVENING INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. A FEW
LOCATIONS MAY BRIEFLY APPROACH MODERATE FLOOD THRESHOLDS.
CONTINUED MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER
SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE FRIDAY MORNING/EARLY AFTERNOON...
AND AGAIN LATE FRIDAY EVENING INTO EARLY 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.

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/11 PM 3.4 1.6 1.8 2-3 MODERATE
06/12 PM 2.8 1.3 1.5 1-2 MINOR
07/12 AM 2.8 1.7 1.1 1 MINOR
07/12 PM 2.2 1.3 0.9 1 NONE
08/12 AM 2.3 1.7 0.6 1 NONE
08/01 PM 1.9 1.3 0.6 1-2 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/09 PM 5.0 3.3 1.7 3 MODERATE
06/09 AM 4.3 2.8 1.5 2 MINOR
06/10 PM 4.3 3.3 1.0 1 MINOR
07/10 AM 3.6 2.8 0.8 1 NONE
07/11 PM 3.9 3.3 0.6 1 NONE
08/11 AM 3.2 2.8 0.4 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/09 PM 5.0 3.2 1.8 3 MODERATE
06/09 AM 4.3 2.8 1.5 2 MINOR
06/10 PM 4.3 3.3 1.0 1 MINOR
07/10 AM 3.6 2.8 0.8 1 NONE
07/11 PM 3.9 3.3 0.6 1 NONE
08/11 AM 3.1 2.7 0.4 1-2 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
06/12 AM 4.5 2.7 1.8 1 MODERATE
06/12 PM 3.7 2.2 1.5 1 MINOR
07/01 AM 3.8 2.8 1.0 1 MINOR
07/01 PM 3.0 2.2 0.8 1 NONE
08/01 AM 3.2 2.8 0.4 1 NONE
08/02 PM 2.4 2.1 0.3 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/09 PM 5.3 3.4 1.9 3 MODERATE
06/10 AM 4.3 2.9 1.4 1-2 MINOR
06/10 PM 4.5 3.5 1.0 1 MINOR
07/10 AM 3.7 2.9 0.8 1 NONE
07/11 PM 4.1 3.5 0.6 1 NONE
08/11 AM 3.3 2.9 0.4 1-2 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/08 PM 5.5 3.5 2.0 4 MODERATE
06/09 AM 4.4 3.0 1.4 2-3 NONE
06/09 PM 4.7 3.6 1.1 2 NONE
07/09 AM 3.8 3.0 0.8 2 NONE
07/10 PM 4.2 3.6 0.6 2 NONE

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Accomack

INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-
1155 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT FRIDAY NIGHT...

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

* TIMING: WIDESPREAD MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITH THE HIGH
TIDE CYCLE THIS EVENING. A FEW LOCATIONS MAY BRIEFLY APPROACH
MODERATE FLOOD THRESHOLDS. CONTINUED MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED
WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE FRIDAY
MORNING...AND AGAIN FRIDAY EVENING.

* 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/08 PM 4.2 2.9 1.3 5-6 MINOR
06/08 AM 3.7 2.5 1.2 4-5 NONE
06/09 PM 3.9 3.0 0.9 3-4 MINOR
07/09 AM 3.1 2.5 0.6 3 NONE
07/10 PM 3.3 3.0 0.3 2 NONE
08/10 AM 2.6 2.4 0.2 2-3 NONE

SAXIS VA

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
06/12 AM 4.3 3.1 1.2 2-3
06/01 PM 4.0 2.6 1.4 1-2
07/01 AM 4.3 3.2 1.1 1
07/02 PM 3.5 2.6 0.9 1
08/02 AM 4.0 3.2 0.8 1
08/02 PM 3.3 2.6 0.7 2

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/10 PM 4.0 2.4 1.6 3 MODERATE
06/11 AM 3.2 2.0 1.2 1-2 MINOR
06/11 PM 3.3 2.4 0.9 1 MODERATE
07/12 PM 2.8 2.0 0.8 1 MINOR
08/12 AM 2.9 2.4 0.5 1-2 MINOR
08/01 PM 2.4 1.9 0.5 2 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/08 PM 5.3 3.6 1.7 4 MAJOR
06/09 AM 4.5 3.1 1.4 2-3 MINOR
06/09 PM 4.8 3.7 1.1 1-2 MODERATE
07/10 AM 3.8 3.0 0.8 1 NONE
07/10 PM 4.3 3.7 0.6 1-2 MINOR
08/11 AM 3.5 3.0 0.5 1-2 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/08 PM 4.6 3.0 1.6 5-6 MINOR
06/08 AM 3.8 2.5 1.3 4 MINOR
06/09 PM 4.1 3.1 1.0 2-3 MINOR
07/09 AM 3.1 2.4 0.7 2 NONE
07/10 PM 3.5 3.1 0.4 2 NONE
08/10 AM 2.7 2.4 0.3 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/09 PM 7.3 5.4 1.9 5-6 MODERATE
06/09 AM 6.1 4.6 1.5 3-4 NONE
06/09 PM 6.7 5.5 1.2 2-3 MINOR
07/10 AM 5.3 4.5 0.8 2 NONE
07/10 PM 6.0 5.5 0.5 2 NONE
08/11 AM 4.7 4.4 0.3 2 NONE

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