Weather Alerts

Coastal Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Northumberland

WESTMORELAND-NORTHUMBERLAND-
533 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM EDT FRIDAY.

* LOCATION: NORTHERN NECK LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE CHESAPEAKE BAY.

* TIMING: WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING. ADDITIONAL TIDAL FLOODING POSSIBLE LATER FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

* 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 WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. COASTAL
RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE
APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. IN ADDITION...THE COMBINATION
OF HIGH WATER AND HIGH WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION...AND DAMAGE TO DOCKS
AND PIERS IN LOCATIONS EXPOSED TO HIGH WATER AND WAVE ACTION.

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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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/02 AM 3.5 1.7 1.8 3 MODERATE
30/02 PM 3.3 1.7 1.6 2 MODERATE
01/02 AM 3.2 1.7 1.5 2 MINOR
01/03 PM 3.1 1.7 1.4 1 MINOR
02/03 AM 2.9 1.6 1.3 1 MINOR

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Coastal Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Accomack
  • Northampton

MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
533 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT.

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

* HAZARDS: MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING...A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS...AND
DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* TIMING: COASTAL FLOODING WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE FROM
700 PM THIS EVENING UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL TIDAL FLOODING
POSSIBLE LATER FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. HIGHEST THREAT FOR RIP CURRENTS
OCCURS WITHIN THE FEW HOURS PRIOR TO LOW TIDE...ALTHOUGH DANGEROUS
RIP CURRENTS WILL BE POSSIBLE AT ANY TIME THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY. DANGEROUS SHOREBREAK OF 4 FEET OR
GREATER CAN CAUSE NECK AND SPINAL INJURIES...AFFECTING EVEN THE MOST ABLE
SWIMMERS.

* SURF HEIGHT: 5 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. COASTAL
RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE
APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. IN ADDITION...THE COMBINATION
OF HIGH WATER AND HIGH WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION...AND DAMAGE TO DOCKS
AND PIERS IN LOCATIONS EXPOSED TO HIGH WATER AND WAVE ACTION.

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP CURRENTS...
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS ARE POSSIBLE.
CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE NEW BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS

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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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/08 PM 5.0 2.4 2.6 7-8 MODERATE
30/08 AM 4.6 2.4 2.2 5-7 MINOR
30/09 PM 4.1 2.4 1.7 4 MINOR
01/09 AM 3.8 2.4 1.4 3-4 MINOR
01/09 PM 3.4 2.3 1.1 4 NONE
02/10 AM 3.2 2.4 0.8 3 NONE

SAXIS VA

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/12 AM 4.0 2.7 1.3 2-3
30/01 PM 4.4 2.8 1.6 1-2
01/01 AM 4.0 2.7 1.3 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

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/11 PM 3.7 1.9 1.8 2-3 MODERATE
30/11 AM 3.5 1.9 1.6 1 MODERATE
01/12 AM 3.1 1.8 1.3 1 MINOR
01/12 PM 3.1 1.9 1.2 1 MINOR
02/12 AM 2.8 1.8 1.0 1 MINOR
02/12 PM 2.9 2.0 0.9 1 MINOR

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/09 PM 4.9 3.1 1.8 3 MODERATE
30/09 AM 4.7 3.2 1.5 1 MINOR
30/09 PM 4.4 3.1 1.3 1 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.5 3.3 1.2 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 4.0 3.0 1.0 1-2 NONE
02/10 AM 4.1 3.3 0.8 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/08 PM 4.7 2.4 2.3 4-6 MINOR
30/08 AM 4.4 2.4 2.0 3-4 MINOR
30/09 PM 3.9 2.3 1.6 3 MINOR
01/09 AM 3.9 2.5 1.4 2 MINOR
01/09 PM 3.4 2.3 1.1 2 NONE
02/10 AM 3.3 2.5 0.8 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/08 PM 7.0 4.7 2.3 4-5 MINOR
30/09 AM 6.8 4.9 1.9 3 MINOR
30/09 PM 6.2 4.7 1.5 3 NONE
01/09 AM 6.2 4.9 1.3 2 NONE
01/10 PM 5.6 4.6 1.0 2 NONE
02/10 AM 5.6 4.9 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/08 PM 7.2 5.2 2.0 1-2 MINOR
30/09 AM 7.0 5.2 1.8 1 MINOR
30/09 PM 6.6 5.2 1.4 1 NONE
01/09 AM 6.5 5.3 1.2 1 NONE
01/10 PM 6.1 5.1 1.0 1 NONE
02/10 AM 6.1 5.4 0.7 1 NONE

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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-
533 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* 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 FRIDAY
MORNING. ADDITIONAL TIDAL FLOODING POSSIBLE LATER FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

* 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/09 PM 4.8 3.0 1.8 2 MINOR
30/09 AM 4.7 3.1 1.6 1 MINOR
30/10 PM 4.2 2.9 1.3 1 NONE
01/10 AM 4.2 3.1 1.1 1 NONE
01/10 PM 3.9 2.9 1.0 1 NONE
02/11 AM 4.0 3.1 0.9 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/09 PM 4.9 3.0 1.9 4 MINOR
30/09 AM 4.7 3.1 1.6 2 NONE
30/09 PM 4.4 3.0 1.4 2 NONE
01/09 AM 4.3 3.2 1.1 2 NONE
01/10 PM 3.9 2.9 1.0 2 NONE
02/10 AM 4.0 3.2 0.8 1-2 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/09 PM 4.7 2.8 1.9 3 MINOR
30/09 AM 4.5 2.9 1.6 1 MINOR
30/10 PM 4.2 2.8 1.4 1 NONE
01/10 AM 4.1 2.9 1.2 1 NONE
01/10 PM 3.8 2.7 1.1 1 NONE
02/11 AM 3.8 2.9 0.9 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/09 PM 4.9 3.0 1.9 2 MINOR
30/09 AM 4.7 3.1 1.6 1 MINOR
30/10 PM 4.3 2.9 1.4 1 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.3 3.1 1.2 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 3.9 2.9 1.0 1 NONE
02/11 AM 4.0 3.1 0.9 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/12 AM 4.2 2.3 1.9 1 MINOR
30/12 PM 4.1 2.4 1.7 1 MINOR
01/12 AM 3.8 2.3 1.5 1 MINOR
01/01 PM 3.6 2.4 1.2 1 MINOR
02/01 AM 3.3 2.2 1.1 1 MINOR
02/01 PM 3.4 2.5 0.9 1 MINOR

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Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Isle of Wight
  • City of Williamsburg

SURRY-JAMES CITY-ISLE OF WIGHT-
533 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT FRIDAY...

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

* TIMING: WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING. ADDITIONAL TIDAL FLOODING POSSIBLE LATER FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

* 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/12 AM 4.2 2.3 1.9 1 MINOR
30/12 PM 4.1 2.4 1.7 1 MINOR
01/12 AM 3.8 2.3 1.5 1 MINOR
01/01 PM 3.6 2.4 1.2 1 MINOR
02/01 AM 3.3 2.2 1.1 1 MINOR
02/01 PM 3.4 2.5 0.9 1 MINOR

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Gloucester
  • Mathews
  • Middlesex

RICHMOND-LANCASTER-GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-
533 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT FRIDAY...

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

* TIMING: WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING. ADDITIONAL TIDAL FLOODING POSSIBLE LATER FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

* 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/12 AM 3.4 1.6 1.8 2 MINOR
30/11 AM 3.3 1.7 1.6 1-2 MINOR
01/12 AM 3.0 1.6 1.4 1 MINOR
01/12 PM 3.0 1.7 1.3 1 MINOR
02/12 AM 2.7 1.6 1.1 1 NONE
02/01 PM 2.7 1.7 1.0 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/09 PM 4.7 2.9 1.8 3 MINOR
30/09 AM 4.5 2.9 1.6 1 MINOR
30/10 PM 4.2 2.8 1.4 1 NONE
01/10 AM 4.3 3.0 1.3 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 3.9 2.8 1.1 1 NONE
02/10 AM 3.9 3.0 0.9 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/09 PM 4.7 2.8 1.9 3 MINOR
30/09 AM 4.5 2.9 1.6 1 MINOR
30/10 PM 4.2 2.8 1.4 1 NONE
01/10 AM 4.1 2.9 1.2 1 NONE
01/10 PM 3.8 2.7 1.1 1 NONE
02/11 AM 3.8 2.9 0.9 1 NONE

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Flash Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Middlesex
  • New Kent
  • Northumberland

DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES-
WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-NEW KENT-MIDDLESEX-
WESTERN KING WILLIAM-EASTERN KING WILLIAM-WESTERN KING AND QUEEN-
EASTERN KING AND QUEEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMBRIDGE...SALISBURY...CRISFIELD...
PRINCESS ANNE...SNOW HILL...OCEAN CITY...AYLETT...KING WILLIAM...
WEST POINT...KING AND QUEEN COURT HOUSE...TAPPAHANNOCK...
DUNNSVILLE
358 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST MARYLAND...DORCHESTER...INLAND
WORCESTER...MARYLAND BEACHES...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 TONIGHT

* LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL FROM SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
PERSIST ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. 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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