Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
608 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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WORCESTER MD-WICOMICO MD-
608 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN WORCESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...
  SOUTHEASTERN WICOMICO COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...

* UNTIL 815 AM EDT

* AT 602 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT COULD
  CAUSE ADDITIONAL FLOODING. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
  FALLEN. SEVERAL ROADWAYS IN THE WARNED AREA REMAIN INUNDATED. ANY
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL ONLY MAKE FLOODING WORSE. PLEASE HEED
  ROAD CLOSURE SIGNS AND DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  SNOW HILL...PARSONSBURG...PITTSVILLE...WILLARDS...MELSON...
  WHITON...SALISBURY-WICOMICO...POWELLVILLE...WHALEYVILLE AND
  LONGRIDGE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO ONE INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING.

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.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3815 7538 3820 7556 3824 7560 3845 7551
      3845 7528

$$

MINNICK


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