Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1242 AM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

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Somerset MD-Wicomico MD-Dorchester MD-
1242 AM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
  Northern Somerset County in southeastern Maryland...
  Southwestern Wicomico County in southeastern Maryland...
  Central Dorchester County in southeastern Maryland...

* Until 345 AM EDT

* At 1240 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding. Overflowing poor
  drainage areas will result in minor flooding in the advisory area.
  Radar estimates indicate that between two and three inches of rain
  have fallen in much of the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Fruitland, Princess Anne, University Of Maryland Eastern Shore,
  Deal Island, Whitehaven, Green Hill, Catchpenny, Wetipquin, Oriole,
  Trinity, Andrews, Royal Oak, Eden, Crocheron, Dames Quarter, Allen,
  Wingate, Widgeon, Mount Vernon and Nanticoke.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3841 7561 3819 7560 3813 7584 3815 7588
      3815 7593 3808 7602 3813 7604 3812 7609
      3821 7584 3822 7582 3826 7592 3835 7586
      3836 7587 3823 7597 3837 7601 3815 7603
      3813 7609 3823 7606 3841 7617

$$

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