Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
148 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WEST CENTRAL WORCESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...
  CENTRAL WICOMICO COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...

* UNTIL 545 AM EDT

* AT 145 AM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED
  THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. TWO TO
  FOUR INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF RAIN HAS FALLEN.
  FLOODING IS REPORTED IN SALISBURY, WITH SEVERAL ROADWAYS
  UNDERWATER.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  SALISBURY...FRUITLAND...SALISBURY UNIVERSITY...DELMAR...HEBRON...
  GREEN HILL...CHESAPEAKE HEIGHTS...TRINITY...CATCHPENNY...
  LAKEWOOD...SHAD POINT...SALISBURY-WICOMICO...LONGRIDGE AND ALLEN.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN
THE WARNED AREA.

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...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.

&&

LAT...LON 3845 7549 3822 7547 3822 7558 3825 7560
      3828 7561 3830 7566 3829 7569 3827 7570
      3827 7572 3828 7573 3828 7574 3829 7575
      3828 7577 3827 7578 3827 7579 3839 7576
      3846 7570

$$

MINNICK


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