Alert: Flood Warning issued August 20 at 12:09AM EDT until August 20 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-08-20T00:09:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-08-20T18:00:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

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

* Until 600 PM EDT Thursday.

* At 1209 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 10:30 PM Wednesday, the river was at 9.5 ft and
falling. The river is expected to fall below moderate stage
overnight. Moderate flooding begins at 9.5 ft and minor flooding
begins at 8.0 ft.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Providence Forge, Holdcroft, Sandybottom, Roaches Corner,
Mountcastle, Chickahominy Shore 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:
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Charles City, VA; New Kent, VA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4400065-3669992
CAP MessageType: Alert