Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS81 KAKQ 190056

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
856 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

Chesterfield VA-Charles City VA-New Kent VA-Henrico VA-Dinwiddie VA-
Amelia VA-
856 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
  Southern Chesterfield County in central Virginia...
  Northwestern Charles City County in east central Virginia...
  Northwestern New Kent County in east central Virginia...
  Southeastern Henrico County in central Virginia...
  North central Dinwiddie County in south central Virginia...
  Southeastern Amelia County in central Virginia...

* Until 1100 PM EDT

* At 853 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. Rainfall estimates from doppler radar were
  averaging around 1.5 inches since 8 pm. Overflowing poor drainage
  areas will result in minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Mannboro, Talleysville, Roxbury,
  Chester, Bellwood, Bottoms Bridge, Chesterfield Court House,
  Chesterfield, Wayside, Ammon, Elko, Glendale, Pocahontas State
  Park, Beach, Meadowville, Barnetts, Wrights Corner and Quinton.

Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected over the area. This
additional rain will result in minor flooding.


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 Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


LAT...LON 3758 7706 3736 7712 3731 7730 3732 7734
      3730 7735 3719 7774 3725 7790



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