Alert: Special Weather Statement issued April 30 at 2:28PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-04-30T14:28:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-04-30T15:30:00-04:00
Description: At 228 PM EDT, showers with heavy rain were located along a line
extending from Bavon to near Bowers Hill to Plymouth. 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…
Bavon, Bowers Hill and Mobjack around 235 PM EDT.
Chesapeake around 240 PM EDT.
Deep Creek around 250 PM EDT.
Cradock around 255 PM EDT.
Great Bridge around 305 PM EDT.
Fentress around 315 PM EDT.
Regent University around 320 PM EDT.
Kempsville around 325 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these showers include South Norfolk,
Portlock, Pierceville, Laban, Savage, Arrowhead Beach, Huntersville,
Saint Johns, Parkville and Mount Gould.

People at Vidant Chowan, Albemarle Medical Center, NMRTC Portsmouth,
Sentara CarePlex Hospital, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center,
Military Circle, Belle Harbour Hospital, and Sentara Princess Anne
Hospital 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: Mathews; Hampton/Poquoson; Western Currituck; Suffolk; Bertie; Perquimans; Chowan; Newport News; Virginia Beach; York; Pasquotank; Chesapeake; Norfolk/Portsmouth; Camden; Gloucester; Gates

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4188580
CAP MessageType: Alert