Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
216 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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WORCESTER MD-WICOMICO MD-
216 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN WORCESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...
  SOUTHEASTERN WICOMICO COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...

* UNTIL 515 AM EDT

* AT 215 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BERLIN...PARSONSBURG...NEWARK...OCEAN PINES...PITTSVILLE...
  WILLARDS...BISHOP...WHALEYVILLE...BISHOPVILLE...CEDARTOWN...
  MELSON...SHOWELL...WHITON...POWELLVILLE AND IRONSHIRE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVER
THE AREA. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 3845 7515 3818 7528 3821 7547 3845 7549

$$

MINNICK



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