Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS81 KAKQ 102137
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
537 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

VAC710-740-810-102330-
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CITY OF NORFOLK VA-CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH VA-CITY OF PORTSMOUTH VA-
537 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR
  FLOODING IN...
  CITY OF NORFOLK IN SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA...
  CITY OF PORTSMOUTH IN SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA...
  NORTHERN CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH IN SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED UP TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS
  THE AREA SINCE 3 PM. NUMEROUS ROADS AND LOW LYING AREAS HAVE BEEN
  EXPERIENCING MINOR FLOODING AND SOME ROADS HAVE BEEN IMPASSIBLE AT
  TIMES. WATER WILL BE SLOW TO DRAIN AS RUNOFF CONTINUES. PERIODS OF
  LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS THE ENTIRE
  AREA THROUGH 7 PM. HIGH TIDE IN NORFOLK WILL OCCUR AROUND 817 PM.
  THE APPROACHING HIGH TIDE MAY SLOW THE ABILITY FOR RUNOFF TO
  DRAIN.

* EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF
  SMALL CREEKS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE
  AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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. TURN AROUND...DO NOT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3684 7623 3682 7629 3680 7629 3679 7638
      3681 7641 3685 7639 3687 7642 3693 7639
      3693 7635 3696 7634 3697 7626 3692 7610
      3694 7599 3692 7597 3691 7598 3677 7595

$$

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