Alert: Coastal Flood Advisory issued October 9 at 9:25AM EDT until October 10 at 5:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Coastal Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2019-10-09T09:25:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-10-09T20:00:00-04:00
Description: * LOCATION…Along the Chesapeake Bay and Potomac River in
Westmoreland, Lancaster, and Northumberland Counties in

* TIMING…Until 5 PM EDT Thursday.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS…Shallow flooding is expected in the most
vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline resulting
in a low threat of property damage. Expect up to one foot of water
above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and
low lying property including parking lots, parks and lawns near
the waterfront will experience shallow flooding.
Instruction: A Coastal Flood Advisory means that onshore winds…wave action
and/or tides will combine to create flooding of low areas along
the shore…and near tidal rivers and creeks. Be prepared for the
possibility of road closures and minor flooding of properties. If
travel is necessary…do not attempt to drive through water of
unknown depth.
Link to more Info:
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Lancaster; Northumberland; Westmoreland

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3858367-3291914
CAP MessageType: Alert