Alert: Special Weather Statement issued April 30 at 1:26PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-04-30T13:26:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-04-30T14:30:00-04:00
Description: At 125 PM EDT, showers with heavy rain were located along a line
extending from Lee Hall to near Holland to near Powellsville.
Movement was east at 15 mph.

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

Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible with these showers.

These showers will be near…
Lee Hall, Grove, Busch Gardens, Fort Eustis and Denbigh around 130
Newport News around 135 PM EDT.
Patrick Henry Field and Whaleyville around 140 PM EDT.
Virginia Institute For Marine Sciences, Gloucester Point, Wicomico
and Tabb around 150 PM EDT.
Seaford around 205 PM EDT.
Achilles and Kings Fork around 210 PM EDT.
Downtown Suffolk around 215 PM EDT.
Colerain around 220 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these showers include Goose Pond, Whites
Crossroads, Tunis, Carrollton, Lackey, Longview, Newsome Store,
Savage, Arrowhead Beach and Chowan Beach.

People at Port Warwick, Obici Hospital, Vidant Chowan, Sentara
CarePlex Hospital, Belle Harbour Hospital, and Bon Secours Mary
Immaculate should seek safe shelter immediately!

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:
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Hampton/Poquoson; Hertford; Suffolk; Bertie; Perquimans; Chowan; Newport News; James City; Isle of Wight; York; Norfolk/Portsmouth; Chesapeake; Camden; Gloucester; Gates

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4188505
CAP MessageType: Alert