Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS81 KAKQ 290315
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

VAC036-057-095-097-101-127-290515-
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NEW KENT VA-CHARLES CITY VA-KING WILLIAM VA-KING AND QUEEN VA-
ESSEX VA-JAMES CITY VA-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NEW KENT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  CENTRAL CHARLES CITY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHEASTERN KING WILLIAM COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  CENTRAL KING AND QUEEN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHEASTERN ESSEX COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  NORTHWESTERN JAMES CITY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 115 AM EDT

* AT 1114 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN CAUSING URBAN
  AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. AVERAGE RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES HAVE FALLEN...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  NEW KENT...KING WILLIAM...CHARLES CITY...WEST POINT...KING AND
  QUEEN COURT HOUSE...TALLEYSVILLE...SAINT STEPHENS CHURCH...
  RUTHVILLE...STEVENSVILLE...PROVIDENCE FORGE...BARHAMSVILLE...CENTER
  CROSS...MILLERS TAVERN...ADKINS STORE...LITTLE PLYMOUTH...
  HOLDCROFT...SANDYBOTTOM...NEW HOPE...HENLEY FORK AND COOKE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA.
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN AND EXCESSIVE RUNOFF INCREASE THE POTENTIAL
FOR FLOODING. ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE.

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 3783 7676 3781 7674 3739 7678 3729 7708
      3731 7709 3731 7712 3785 7709

$$

ALB


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