Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
817 AM EDT TUE SEP 9 2014

VAC093-199-550-650-700-710-740-800-091715-
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CITY OF NORFOLK VA-CITY OF SUFFOLK VA-CITY OF CHESAPEAKE VA-YORK VA-
CITY OF HAMPTON VA-ISLE OF WIGHT VA-CITY OF PORTSMOUTH VA-
CITY OF NEWPORT NEWS VA-
817 AM EDT TUE SEP 9 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...
  CITY OF CHESAPEAKE IN SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
  CITY OF HAMPTON IN SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
  CITY OF NEWPORT NEWS IN SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
  CITY OF NORFOLK IN SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
  CITY OF PORTSMOUTH IN SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
  CITY OF SUFFOLK IN SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
  ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
  YORK COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA

* UNTIL 115 PM EDT...

* AT 813 AM EDT LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENTS REPORTED FLOODING WAS
  OCCURRING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. SEVERAL HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES
  WERE STILL CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER IN NEWPORT
  NEWS...HAMPTON...PORTSMOUTH AND NORFOLK. HIGH TIDE AT SEWELLS
  POINT OCCURS AT 948 PM EDT...SO FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED TO
  CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL
  GENERALLY BE LESS THAN ONE HALF INCH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. MOST FLOODING DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. TURN AROUND DONT
DROWN!

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. IF
YOU ARE IN THE WARNING AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3683 7622 3676 7619 3676 7664 3681 7673
      3704 7665 3704 7658 3697 7651 3699 7646
      3711 7660 3709 7627 3699 7629 3701 7634
      3695 7642 3699 7646 3697 7649 3692 7648
      3690 7640 3697 7630 3694 7618 3685 7618
TIME...MOT...LOC 1213Z 180DEG 0KT 3690 7643

$$

MINNICK








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