Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
619 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

VAC033-057-097-133-159-193-290015-
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NORTHUMBERLAND VA-RICHMOND VA-KING AND QUEEN VA-ESSEX VA-CAROLINE VA-
WESTMORELAND VA-
619 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY IN EASTERN VIRGINIA...
  NORTHWESTERN RICHMOND COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  NORTHWESTERN KING AND QUEEN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  NORTHWESTERN ESSEX COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  EAST CENTRAL CAROLINE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  WESTMORELAND COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 815 PM EDT

* AT 618 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING.
  OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  TAPPAHANNOCK...WARSAW...MONTROSS...CHAMPLAIN...HAGUE...KINSALE...
  LEEDSTOWN...NEWLAND...COLES POINT...NEWTOWN...LORETTO...
  WESTMORELAND...SUPPLY...SINGERLY...TEMPLEMAN...ELEVON...
  WESTMORELAND STATE...HUSTLE...PINEY GROVE AND LYELLS.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 2 TO 3 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME
UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3822 7696 3820 7694 3816 7684 3817 7676
      3815 7661 3811 7660 3807 7653 3803 7651
      3801 7648 3787 7710 3793 7724 3815 7711
      3816 7709 3814 7708 3815 7707 3817 7706
      3818 7705 3824 7704

$$

JFOSTER



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