Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
222 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

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SOMERSET MD-WORCESTER MD-WICOMICO MD-
222 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN SOMERSET COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...
  CENTRAL WORCESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...
  SOUTHEASTERN WICOMICO COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...

* UNTIL 415 AM EDT

* AT 220 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  FRUITLAND...BERLIN...NEWARK...OCEAN CITY MUNICIPALITY...WHITON...
  EDEN...IRONSHIRE...LONGRIDGE AND WEST OCEAN CITY.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH
4 AM. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL LEAD TO FLOODING.

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 3830 7512 3829 7514 3825 7515 3822 7519
      3821 7519 3821 7516 3820 7517 3820 7518
      3819 7517 3821 7520 3826 7520 3823 7524
      3822 7524 3820 7526 3825 7568 3832 7566
      3833 7511

$$

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