Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS81 KAKQ 181946
FLSAKQ

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
346 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

VAC103-133-182030-
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LANCASTER VA-NORTHUMBERLAND VA-
346 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
430 PM EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN LANCASTER AND SOUTHEASTERN NORTHUMBERLAND
COUNTIES...

AT 344 PM EDT...HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS HAS ENDED...HOWEVER
URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA WILL CONTINUE.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
KILMARNOCK...LANCASTER...WHITE STONE...BEANES CORNER...FOXWELLS...
BROWNS STORE...WEEMS...BERTRAND...REHOBOTH CHURCH...REGINA...
MILLENBECK...MOLLUSK...SLABTOWN...LIVELY...BYRDTON...CHRIST CHURCH...
SENORA AND BROOK VALE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3776 7631 3773 7631 3774 7633 3770 7630
      3769 7635 3761 7628 3761 7636 3765 7645
      3767 7647 3768 7644 3770 7647 3772 7643
      3771 7648 3775 7651 3769 7648 3764 7650
      3764 7651 3770 7657 3779 7653 3784 7643

$$

DEROSA



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