Cancel: The Flash Flood Warning has been cancelled.

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-09-30T01:54:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-09-30T02:09:50-04:00
Description: The Flash Flood Warning has been cancelled and is no longer in effect.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Past
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: James City, VA; York, VA; City of Williamsburg, VA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4465350-3713567
CAP MessageType: Cancel

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Update: Flood Advisory issued September 30 at 1:40AM EDT until September 30 at 1:45AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-09-30T01:40:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-09-30T01:50:00-04:00
Description: Flood waters are slowly receding. The heavy rain has ended. Flooding
is no longer expected to pose a threat. Please continue to heed
remaining road closures.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: City of Hopewell, VA; Henrico, VA; City of Richmond, VA; Prince George, VA; Charles City, VA; Chesterfield, VA; City of Colonial Heights, VA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4465340-3713563
CAP MessageType: Update

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Alert: Flood Advisory issued September 29 at 11:31PM EDT until September 30 at 2:30AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-09-29T23:31:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-09-30T02:30:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
Southeastern Lancaster County in eastern Virginia…
South Central Middlesex County in eastern Virginia…
Southeastern Northumberland County in eastern Virginia…
North Central Gloucester County in southeastern Virginia…

* Until 230 AM EDT.

* At 1131 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain. This will
cause urban and small stream flooding. Between 1 and 2 inches of
rain have fallen.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Kilmarnock, Urbanna, Fair Port, Lancaster, White Stone, Wicomico
Church, Brook Vale, Rehoboth Church, Regina, Christ Church,
Byrdton, Browns Store, Beanes Corner, Weems, Millenbeck, Slabtown,
Fleeton, Howland, Foxwells and Senora.

Additional rainfall of 1.5 inches is expected over the area. This
additional rain will result in minor flooding.
Instruction: A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Middlesex, VA; Lancaster, VA; Northumberland, VA; Gloucester, VA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4465266-3713529
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued September 29 at 11:25PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-09-29T23:25:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-09-30T01:00:00-04:00
Description: At 1123 PM EDT, radar indicated showers were located along a line
extending from near Deltaville to near Crittenden to near
Whaleyville. Movement was east at 25 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph are possible with these showers.

Rainfall amounts of up to 1.5 inches are possible with these showers.

A few embedded thunderstorms and lightning strikes will be possible
as well.

These showers will be near…
Mathews, Deltaville, Gwynn and Blakes around 1130 PM EDT.
Hampton University, Langley AFB, Old Dominion University and
Portsmouth around 1140 PM EDT.
Fort Monroe, Buckroe Beach and Norfolk NAS around 1145 PM EDT.
Ocean View, Grand View and Norview around 1150 PM EDT.
Norfolk International around 1155 PM EDT.
Norfolk around 1200 AM EDT.
Great Bridge and Northwest around 1220 AM EDT.
Nassawadox and Fentress around 1225 AM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these showers include South Norfolk,
Rudee Heights, Portlock, Beulah, Moon, Laban, Eastville, Naxera,
Huntersville and Franktown.

Strong wind gusts are possible with these showers. These wind gusts
are capable of knocking down tree limbs, small or weakened trees, and
blowing around trash cans, potted plants, lawn furniture, and other
light outdoor objects.

Motorists should use extra caution in the vicinity of these showers.
Be prepared for rapid changes in weather and road conditions. Heavy
rain could cause ponding of water on roads, and possible minor
flooding of ditches and poor drainage areas.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Isle of Wight; Hampton/Poquoson; Mathews; Virginia Beach; York; Northampton; Middlesex; Suffolk; Chesapeake; Norfolk/Portsmouth; Accomack; Newport News; Gloucester

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4465262
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued September 29 at 10:54PM EDT until September 30 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-09-29T22:54:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-09-30T02:00:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
East Central James City County in southeastern Virginia…
Northwestern York County in southeastern Virginia…
The City of Williamsburg in southeastern Virginia…

* Until 200 AM EDT.

* At 1054 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain falling across the warned area. Between 2 and 3.5
inches of rain have fallen since this afternoon. Flash flooding is
ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by heavy rain.

SOURCE…Doppler radar and automated gauges.

IMPACT…Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas,
highways, streets and underpasses as well as other
drainage and low lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include…
Williamsburg, Queens Lake, College Of William And Mary, Gloucester
Point, York Terrace, Carver Gardens, Kings Point, Busch Gardens,
Grove, Jamestown, Water Country U.S.A., Williamsburg Airport, Camp
Peary, Oaktree and U.s. Naval Weapons.

Additional rainfall amounts up to 2.0 inches are possible in the
warned area.
Instruction: 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. Do not stay in areas subject to flooding when
water begins rising.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: James City, VA; York, VA; City of Williamsburg, VA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4465233-3713503
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Update: Flood Advisory issued September 29 at 10:43PM EDT until September 30 at 1:45AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-09-29T22:43:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-09-30T01:45:00-04:00
Description: At 1043 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain. This will cause urban and small stream flooding.
Overflowing poor drainage areas will cause minor flooding in the
advisory area. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Richmond, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Chester, Virginia
Commonwealth University, Downtown Richmond, Highland Springs,
Virginia Union University, Fort Lee, Mechanicsville, Bellwood,
Bensley, Chesterfield Court House, East Highland Park, Lakeside,
Chesterfield, Richmond Heights, Varina, Drewrys Bluff and
Centralia.

Additional rainfall of 0.5 to 1 inch is expected over the area. This
additional rain will result in minor flooding.
Instruction: A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: City of Hopewell, VA; Henrico, VA; City of Richmond, VA; Prince George, VA; Charles City, VA; Chesterfield, VA; City of Colonial Heights, VA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4465218-3713499
CAP MessageType: Update

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Alert: Flood Advisory issued September 29 at 10:36PM EDT until September 30 at 1:45AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-09-29T22:36:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-09-30T01:45:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
Western Mathews County in eastern Virginia…
Southeastern Middlesex County in eastern Virginia…
Central Gloucester County in southeastern Virginia…
East Central James City County in southeastern Virginia…
Northwestern York County in southeastern Virginia…
The City of Williamsburg in southeastern Virginia…

* Until 145 AM EDT.

* At 1036 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain. This will cause urban and small stream flooding.
Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen since this afternoon,
with up to one inch over the past hour.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Williamsburg, Gloucester Courthouse, Gloucester Point, Queens
Lake, College Of William And Mary, Deltaville, Hayes, Wicomico,
Hartfield, York Terrace, Grove, Carver Gardens, Blakes, Busch
Gardens, Kings Point, Jamestown, White Marsh, Belroi, Ark and Clay
Bank.

Additional rainfall of 1.5 inches is expected over the area. This
additional rain will result in minor flooding.
Instruction: A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Middlesex, VA; Mathews, VA; James City, VA; York, VA; Gloucester, VA; City of Williamsburg, VA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4465207-3713492
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued September 29 at 9:39PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-09-29T21:39:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-09-29T22:30:00-04:00
Description: At 938 PM EDT, showers with heavy rain were located along a line
extending from near Champlain to Colonial Heights to near Dahlia.
Movement was east at 30 mph.

Rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are possible with these showers.

Locations impacted include…
Petersburg, Hopewell, New Kent, Colonial Heights, King William,
Roanoke Rapids, Charles City, Emporia, West Point, Murfreesboro,
Tappahannock, Waverly, Warsaw, Courtland, Garysburg, Wakefield,
Boykins, Montross, Claremont and Champlain.

If you see lightning or hear thunder, you are at risk! Take shelter
indoors immediately. If you cannot find shelter in a building a
vehicle provides safety from lightning.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Southampton; Middlesex; Richmond; Northumberland; Greensville; James City; Dinwiddie; Eastern King and Queen; Eastern Essex; New Kent; Northampton; Western King William; Sussex; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights); Hertford; Lancaster; Westmoreland; Charles City; Eastern Hanover; Prince George; Western Essex; Eastern Henrico; Surry; Western King and Queen; Eastern King William

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4465119
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued September 29 at 8:32PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-09-29T20:32:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-09-29T21:15:00-04:00
Description: At 829 PM EDT, showers with heavy rain were located along a line
extending from near Massaponax to near Gasburg. Movement was east at
30 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph and rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch
are possible with these showers.

A quick wind shift to the north – northwest along with temperatures
falling into the 60s.

Locations impacted include…
Richmond, Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Ashland,
Emporia, Blackstone, Lawrenceville, Bowling Green, McKenney, Brodnax,
Champlain, Chester, Mannboro, University Of Richmond, Milford,
Randolph Macon College, Tuckahoe and Dahlia.

If you see lightning or hear thunder, you are at risk! Take shelter
indoors immediately. If you cannot find shelter in a building a
vehicle provides safety from lightning.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Powhatan; Southampton; Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond); Richmond; Greensville; Brunswick; Western Chesterfield; Caroline; Dinwiddie; Nottoway; Western Hanover; New Kent; Sussex; Western King William; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights); Mecklenburg; Westmoreland; Charles City; Eastern Hanover; Goochland; Western Essex; Prince George; Eastern Henrico; Lunenburg; Amelia; Western King and Queen; Eastern King William; Eastern Louisa

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4465039
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued September 29 at 7:46PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-09-29T19:46:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-09-29T20:30:00-04:00
Description: At 746 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from Bumpass to 8 miles northwest of Norlina.
Movement was east at 15 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Richmond, Powhatan, Goochland, Ashland, South Hill, Blackstone,
Crewe, Victoria, Kenbridge, Mineral, Brodnax, Moseley, Mannboro,
Tuckahoe, Amelia Courthouse, Bon Air, Nottoway, Lunenburg, La Crosse
and Burkeville.

Strong wind gusts are possible with these storms. These wind gusts
are capable of knocking down tree limbs, small or weakened trees, and
blowing around trash cans, potted plants, lawn furniture, and other
light outdoor objects.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Powhatan; Dinwiddie; Nottoway; Goochland; Western Hanover; Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond); Mecklenburg; Lunenburg; Brunswick; Amelia; Western Chesterfield; Caroline; Eastern Louisa

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4464991
CAP MessageType: Alert

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