Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
744 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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MIDDLESEX VA-GLOUCESTER VA-MATHEWS VA-
744 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN MIDDLESEX COUNTY IN EASTERN VIRGINIA...
  EAST CENTRAL GLOUCESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...
  MATHEWS COUNTY IN EASTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1045 AM EDT

* AT 741 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
  RAIN MOVING WEST SOUTHWEST  FROM THE OCEAN. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR
  FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. RADAR HAS INDICATED THAT BETWEEN
  ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MATHEWS...DELTAVILLE...BAVON...BLAKES...HARTFIELD...GWYNN...MOBJACK...
  RUFF...PORT HAYWOOD...DIGGS...HARDYVILLE...COBBS CREEK...STAMPERS...
  WILTON...REDART...NEW POINT...HUDGINS...NORTH...SOLES AND CARDINAL.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF AN INCH IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CONTINUE THE THREAT FOR MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM PERSISTENT RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW
LYING SPOTS.

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 3734 7624 3730 7637 3738 7644 3737 7641
      3740 7643 3741 7642 3741 7647 3744 7645
      3748 7645 3751 7644 3754 7648 3762 7648
      3764 7643 3761 7636 3763 7630 3762 7630
      3761 7628 3768 7633 3770 7629 3738 7621

$$

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