Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
311
WGUS81 KAKQ 301037
FLSAKQ

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
637 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

MDC045-301215-
/O.CON.KAKQ.FA.W.0016.000000T0000Z-160930T1215Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WICOMICO MD-
637 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 AM EDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN WICOMICO COUNTY...

AT 632 AM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT INDICATED ONGOING FLOODING
ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
FALLEN. WHILE RAIN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY IS EXPECTED TO
DIMINISH EARLY THIS MORNING...SEVERAL ROADS REMAIN INUNDATED. PLEASE
HEED ROAD CLOSURE SIGNS AND DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
SALISBURY...FRUITLAND...SALISBURY UNIVERSITY...DELMAR...HEBRON...
MARDELA SPRINGS...WHITEHAVEN...GREEN HILL...CHESAPEAKE HEIGHTS...
TRINITY...WETIPQUIN...CATCHPENNY...LAKEWOOD...SHAD POINT...ROYAL OAK
AND ALLEN.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF LESS THAN ONE HALF INCH ARE POSSIBLE
IN THE WARNED AREA. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS EXPECTED LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3845 7550 3828 7558 3830 7566 3829 7569
      3827 7570 3827 7572 3829 7577 3825 7580
      3825 7583 3823 7586 3825 7588 3823 7590
      3833 7588 3836 7586 3838 7587 3839 7584
      3841 7585 3843 7582 3845 7584 3846 7581

$$

MINNICK



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.