Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
918 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

VAC093-175-620-800-070315-
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CITY OF FRANKLIN VA-ISLE OF WIGHT VA-SOUTHAMPTON VA-
CITY OF SUFFOLK VA-
918 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR RAPID RISES FOR...
  THE CITY OF FRANKLIN IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHERN ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHEASTERN SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...
  THE SOUTHWESTERN CITY OF SUFFOLK IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1115 PM EDT

* AT 916 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  FRANKLIN...WINDSOR...HOLLAND...SUFFOLK...CARRSVILLE...KINGS FORK...
  HUNTERDALE...LONGVIEW...INDIKA...LEES MILL...CHUCKATUCK...WILROY...
  COLLOSSE...BOAZ...ELWOOD AND WILLS CORNER.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL UP TO 2 INCHES OVER THE NEXT 2 HOURS IS EXPECTED
OVER THE AREA. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN MAY CAUSE SOME MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES
AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3660 7692 3670 7699 3691 7657 3679 7649

$$

JFOSTER



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