Alert: Special Weather Statement issued May 30 at 3:58PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-05-30T15:58:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-05-30T16:45:00-04:00
Description: At 357 PM EDT, thunderstorms with heavy rain were located along a
line extending from near Garysville to Colonial Heights. Movement was
east at 15 mph.

Wind gusts of 40 mph and very heavy rainfall are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include…
Petersburg, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Virginia State University,
Fort Lee, Prince George, Burrowsville, Garysville, Ettrick, Jordans
Point, Taylors Corner, Birchett Estate, Brandon, Jordan Point Country
Club, Petersburg National Battlefield and New Bohemia.

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.

Motorists should use extra caution in the vicinity of these storms.
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: Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights); Prince George; Charles City

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4245503
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Update: Flash Flood Warning issued May 29 at 5:16PM EDT until May 29 at 7:15PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-05-29T17:16:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-05-29T19:15:00-04:00
Description: At 512 PM EDT, Rainfall has largely come to an end across the warned
area, but flooding continues due to runoff and lingering high water.
Exercise caution if traveling within the warned area and remain
aware of ponding of water on roadways.

HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE…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 flooding include…
Williamsburg, College Of William And Mary, Queens Lake, York Terrace,
Busch Gardens, Carver Gardens, Grove, Kings Point, Jamestown, Water
Country U.S.A., Camp Peary, Williamsburg Airport and U.S. Naval
Weapons.
Instruction: Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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-4244033-3579730
CAP MessageType: Update

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued May 29 at 1:49PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-05-29T13:49:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-05-29T14:30:00-04:00
Description: At 148 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Studley, or
near Mechanicsville, moving northeast at 15 mph.

Wind gusts of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include…
King William, Mechanicsville, Studley, Tunstall, Manquin, Aylett,
Enfield, Central Garage, Upshaw, Westwood, Rumford, Pollards Corner,
Palls and Turpin.

Strong wind gusts are possible with this storm. 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 this storm. 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: Eastern Hanover; New Kent; Eastern King William; Western King William

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4243482
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Cancel: The Coastal Flood Advisory has been cancelled.

Event: Coastal Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2020-05-25T06:39:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-05-25T06:54:25-04:00
Description: The Coastal Flood Advisory 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: Charles; King George

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4235011-3574224
CAP MessageType: Cancel

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Alert: Coastal Flood Advisory issued May 25 at 2:47AM EDT until May 25 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Coastal Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2020-05-25T02:47:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-05-25T08:00:00-04:00
Description: * WHAT…Around one half foot of inundation above ground level
expected in low lying areas due to tidal flooding.

* WHERE…Shoreline in Charles and King George Counties.

* WHEN…Until 8 AM EDT this morning, especially around the time
of high tide.

* IMPACTS…Water is expected to reach yards near Cobb Island and
docks near Dahlgren.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Tides one to one and a half feet above
normal. The next high tide at Dahlgren is at 5:11 AM. The next
high tide at Goose Bay is at 6:12 AM.
Instruction: If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Charles; King George

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4234755-3574089
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Coastal Flood Watch issued May 18 at 6:27AM EDT until May 20 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Coastal Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-05-18T06:27:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-05-18T14:30:00-04:00
Description: * WHAT…One to two feet of inundation above ground level
possible in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal
waterways.

* WHERE…Portions of eastern and southeast Virginia.

* WHEN…From Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS…Numerous roads may be closed. Low lying property
including homes, businesses, and some critical infrastructure
may be inundated. Some shoreline erosion may occur.
Instruction: If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Middlesex; Suffolk; Mathews; Chesapeake; James City; York; Isle of Wight; Newport News; Northumberland; Lancaster; Surry; Norfolk/Portsmouth; Gloucester; Hampton/Poquoson

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4217087-3561348
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Update: Frost Advisory issued May 10 at 4:00AM EDT until May 10 at 10:00AM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Frost Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2020-05-10T04:00:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-05-10T10:00:00-04:00
Description: * WHAT…Temperatures as low as 31 will result in frost
formation.

* WHERE…In Maryland, Charles, St. Marys, Calvert, Southeast
Harford, Southern Baltimore, Prince Georges and Anne Arundel
Counties. The District of Columbia. In Virginia,
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, and King George County.

* WHEN…Until 10 AM EDT this morning.

* IMPACTS…Frost could kill sensitive outdoor vegetation if
left uncovered.
Instruction: Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: District of Columbia; Calvert; Prince Georges; Charles; King George; St. Marys; Southeast Harford; Southern Baltimore; Anne Arundel; Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4203769-3553065
CAP MessageType: Update

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Update: Freeze Warning issued May 10 at 4:00AM EDT until May 10 at 10:00AM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Freeze Warning
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2020-05-10T04:00:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-05-10T10:00:00-04:00
Description: * WHAT…Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 30.

* WHERE…Portions of central, north central, northern and western
Maryland, central, northern, northwest and western Virginia and
eastern West Virginia.

* WHEN…Until 10 AM EDT this morning.

* IMPACTS…Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other
sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor
plumbing.
Instruction: Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent
freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should
be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have
in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above-
ground pipes to protect them from freezing.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Central and Southeast Howard; Frederick; Nelson; Fairfax; Clarke; Rockingham; Greene; Northern Fauquier; Western Pendleton; Northern Baltimore; Berkeley; Frederick; Eastern Loudoun; Extreme Western Allegany; Hampshire; Southern Fauquier; Western Mineral; Central and Eastern Allegany; Spotsylvania; Page; Eastern Highland; Hardy; Western Grant; Culpeper; Central and Southeast Montgomery; Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park; Warren; Eastern Pendleton; Augusta; Western Loudoun; Albemarle; Jefferson; Carroll; Shenandoah; Northern Virginia Blue Ridge; Madison; Eastern Mineral; Northwest Harford; Morgan; Northwest Montgomery; Stafford; Central Virginia Blue Ridge; Eastern Grant; Northwest Howard; Orange; Washington; Rappahannock; Western Highland

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4203768-3553064
CAP MessageType: Update

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Update: Coastal Flood Advisory issued April 30 at 9:45PM EDT until May 1 at 4:00AM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Coastal Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2020-04-30T21:45:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-05-01T04:00:00-04:00
Description: * WHAT…Up to one foot of inundation above ground level in low
lying areas due to tidal flooding.

* WHERE…Shoreline in Charles and King George Counties.

* WHEN…Until 4 AM EDT Friday, especially around the time of
high tide.

* IMPACTS…At 3.5 feet, water reaches yards near Cobb Island
and docks near Dahlgren.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Tides two and a half to three feet above
normal. The next high tide at Indian Head is at 2:37 AM. The
next high tide at Goose Bay is at 10:43 PM.
Instruction: If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Charles; King George

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4189360-3543314
CAP MessageType: Update

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Update: Coastal Flood Advisory issued April 30 at 9:08PM EDT until May 1 at 4:00AM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Coastal Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2020-04-30T21:08:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-05-01T04:00:00-04:00
Description: * WHAT…Up to one foot of inundation above ground level in low
lying areas due to tidal flooding.

* WHERE…Shoreline in Charles and King George Counties.

* WHEN…Until 4 AM EDT Friday, especially around the time of
high tide.

* IMPACTS…At 3.5 feet, water reaches yards near Cobb Island
and docks near Dahlgren.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Tides two and a half to three feet above
normal. The next high tide at Indian Head is at 2:37 AM. The
next high tide at Dahlgren is at 9:21 PM. The next high tide
at Goose Bay is at 10:43 PM.
Instruction: If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Charles; King George

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4189253-3543218
CAP MessageType: Update

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