Alert: Flood Advisory issued August 29 at 9:58AM EDT expiring August 29 at 1:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-08-29T09:58:43-04:00
Expires: 2017-08-29T13:00:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for…
Gloucester County in southeastern Virginia…
Southeastern King and Queen County in east central Virginia…
Southern Middlesex County in eastern Virginia…
Mathews County in eastern Virginia…
Southeastern Lancaster County in eastern Virginia…

* Until 100 PM EDT

* At 957 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in
minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to three inches of rain
have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Mathews, Gloucester Courthouse, Deltaville, Gloucester Point, White
Stone, Hayes, Saluda, Gwynn, Wicomico, Achilles, Bavon, Hartfield,
Glenns, Blakes, Shacklefords, Mobjack, Beulah, Moon, Laban and

Additional rainfall amounts on the order of one to two inches are
expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor

Instruction: Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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

Link to more Info:
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Lancaster; Mathews; King and Queen; Gloucester; Middlesex

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2503740-2335831
CAP MessageType: Alert