Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
927 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

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NORTHAMPTON VA-
927 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR FLOODING IN...
  CENTRAL NORTHAMPTON COUNTY IN EASTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1230 PM EDT

* AT 924 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL OVER CENTRAL NORTHAMPTON COUNTY.
  DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER
  CENTRAL AND NORTHERN NORTHAMPTON COUNTY.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS...IN LOW LYING AREAS...AND
  AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR
  FLOODING INCLUDE...CAPE CHARLES...BAY VIEW...CHERITON AND
  NASSAWADOX.

AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL ARE STILL POSSIBLE
RESULTING IN ADDITIONAL FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY... MANY
SECONDARY ROADS AND LOCATIONS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS
AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO MINOR FLOODING.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING...
1...7 5 7...8 9 9...2 4 1 5 OR NOTIFY YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY.

&&

LAT...LON 3738 7580 3738 7584 3734 7582 3730 7585
      3729 7584 3726 7585 3724 7587 3725 7603
      3732 7603 3736 7600 3751 7596 3751 7579
      3743 7581 3742 7579

$$

DAP





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