Update: Flood Warning issued August 18 at 6:03AM EDT until August 18 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-08-18T06:03:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-08-18T18:00:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Wakefield has extended the

* Flood Warning for…
Central Charles City County in east central Virginia…
Southwestern New Kent County in east central Virginia…

* Until 600 PM EDT Tuesday.

* At 549 AM EDT, reporting gauges indicated flooding along the
Chickahominy River near Providence Forge.

* Flooding is occurring along the Chickahominy River near Providence
Forge. As of 4:30 AM, the river was at 9.8 feet and rising, which
is moderate flood stage. Moderate flooding begins at 9.5 ft.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…Holdcroft,
Providence Forge, Chickahominy Shore, Sandybottom, Mountcastle,
Roaches Corner and Lanexa.

At 9.5 ft portions of Adkins Road begin to flood.
Instruction: A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: New Kent, VA; Charles City, VA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4396309-3668429
CAP MessageType: Update