Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS81 KAKQ 280012
FLSAKQ

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
812 PM EDT SAT JUN 27 2015

VAC057-097-159-280315-
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RICHMOND VA-ESSEX VA-KING AND QUEEN VA-
812 PM EDT SAT JUN 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN RICHMOND COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL ESSEX COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  CENTRAL KING AND QUEEN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1115 PM EDT

* AT 809 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED CONTINUED HEAVY RAIN DUE
  TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING
  IN THE ADVISORY AREA. TWO TO FOUR INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY
  FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WARSAW...FARNHAM...HAYNESVILLE...DUNNSVILLE...SHARPS...CENTER
  CROSS...TIDEWATER...VILLAGE...EMMERTON...HOWERTONS...BRUINGTON...
  WELLFORD...BOWLERS WHARF...UPRIGHT...CROUCH AND KENNARD.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF AROUND ONE INCH CAN BE EXPECTED
OVER THE AREA THROUGH MIDNIGHT. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL LEAD
TO FLOODING...PARTICULARLY ACROSS LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3798 7665 3797 7664 3797 7663 3795 7660
      3794 7658 3784 7665 3773 7693 3777 7697
      3799 7670 3798 7666

$$

LBROWN



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