Cancel: The Flood Watch has been cancelled.

Event: Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2020-04-30T18:16:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-04-30T18:32:08-04:00
Description: The Flood Watch has been cancelled and is no longer in effect.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Past
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Calvert; Central and Southeast Montgomery; District of Columbia; St. Marys; Fairfax; Frederick; Prince Georges; Northwest Montgomery; Charles; King George; Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4188992-3543051
CAP MessageType: Cancel

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Update: Coastal Flood Advisory issued April 30 at 6:14PM EDT until May 1 at 4:00AM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Coastal Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2020-04-30T18:14:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-05-01T04:00:00-04:00
Description: * WHAT…Up to one foot of inundation above ground level in low
lying areas due to tidal flooding.

* WHERE…Shoreline in Charles and King George Counties.

* WHEN…Until 4 AM EDT Friday, especially around the time of
high tide.

* IMPACTS…At 3.5 feet, water reaches yards near Cobb Island
and docks near Dahlgren.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Tides two and a half to three feet above
normal. The next high tide at Indian Head is at 2:37 AM. The
next high tide at Dahlgren is at 9:21 PM. The next high tide
at Goose Bay is at 10:43 PM.
Instruction: If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Charles; King George

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4188986-3543045
CAP MessageType: Update

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Cancel: The Flood Watch has been cancelled.

Event: Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2020-04-30T17:02:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-04-30T17:17:59-04:00
Description: The Flood Watch has been cancelled and is no longer in effect.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Past
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Culpeper; Northern Fauquier; Spotsylvania; Orange; Western Loudoun; Southern Fauquier; Stafford; Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park; Eastern Loudoun

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4188877-3542966
CAP MessageType: Cancel

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Update: Flood Watch issued April 30 at 5:02PM EDT until April 30 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2020-04-30T17:02:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-04-30T22:00:00-04:00
Description: The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Maryland, The District of Columbia, and Virginia,
including the following areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel,
Calvert, Carroll, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and
Southeast Montgomery, Charles, Frederick, Northern Baltimore,
Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery,
Prince Georges, Southeast Harford, Southern Baltimore, and St.
Marys. The District of Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls
Church/Alexandria, Fairfax, and King George.

* Until 10 PM EDT this evening

* Widespread rainfall into early this evening along and ahead of
a strong cold front. Widespread rainfall totals of one and half
to two and half inches are expected with locally higher amounts
of three inches or more possible.

* This amount of rainfall will likely result in flooding along
creeks and streams as well as in more urbanized areas.
Instruction: A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Carroll; District of Columbia; Anne Arundel; St. Marys; Fairfax; Frederick; Prince Georges; Charles; Northwest Howard; King George; Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria; Northern Baltimore; Central and Southeast Montgomery; Calvert; Central and Southeast Howard; Southeast Harford; Northwest Montgomery; Southern Baltimore; Northwest Harford

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4188876-3542965
CAP MessageType: Update

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Update: Coastal Flood Advisory issued April 30 at 3:47PM EDT until May 1 at 4:00AM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Coastal Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2020-04-30T15:47:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-05-01T00:00:00-04:00
Description: * WHAT…Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level in
low lying areas due to tidal flooding.

* WHERE…Shoreline in Charles and King George Counties.

* WHEN…Until 4 AM EDT Friday, especially around the time of
high tide.

* IMPACTS…At 3.5 feet, water reaches yards near Cobb Island
and docks near Dahlgren.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Tides two to two and a half feet above
normal. The next high tide at Indian Head is at 2:37 AM. The
next high tide at Dahlgren is at 9:21 PM. The next high tide at
Goose Bay is at 10:43 PM.
Instruction: If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Charles; King George

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4188731-3542872
CAP MessageType: Update

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Alert: Flood Advisory issued April 30 at 3:39PM EDT until April 30 at 6:45PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-04-30T15:39:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-04-30T18:45:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
The City of Poquoson in southeastern Virginia…
The City of Norfolk in southeastern Virginia…
The City of Chesapeake in southeastern Virginia…
The City of Portsmouth in southeastern Virginia…
The eastern City of Suffolk in southeastern Virginia…
The City of Virginia Beach in southeastern Virginia…
Southeastern York County in southeastern Virginia…
The City of Hampton in southeastern Virginia…
The southern City of Newport News in southeastern Virginia…

* Until 645 PM EDT.

* At 338 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain which will cause urban and small stream flooding in the
advisory area. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Virginia Beach, Newport News, Hampton, Langley AFB, Ocean View,
Kempsville, Virginia Wesleyan University, Hampton University, Old
Dominion University, Christopher Newport University, Downtown
Norfolk, Regent University, Great Bridge, Downtown Suffolk, Deep
Creek, Downtown Portsmouth, Churchland, Norfolk State University,
Seaford and Norfolk.

Additional rainfall of up to one inch is expected over the area
through early this evening. This additional rain will result in
minor flooding.
Instruction: Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: City of Hampton, VA; City of Norfolk, VA; City of Newport News, VA; City of Virginia Beach, VA; City of Chesapeake, VA; York, VA; City of Portsmouth, VA; City of Suffolk, VA; City of Poquoson, VA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4188692-3542834
CAP MessageType: Alert

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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: http://www.weather.gov
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

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Update: Flood Watch issued April 30 at 1:57PM EDT until April 30 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2020-04-30T13:57:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-04-30T22:00:00-04:00
Description: The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Maryland, The District of Columbia, and Virginia,
including the following areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel,
Calvert, Carroll, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and
Southeast Montgomery, Charles, Frederick, Northern Baltimore,
Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery,
Prince Georges, Southeast Harford, Southern Baltimore, and St.
Marys. The District of Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls
Church/Alexandria, Culpeper, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, King
George, Northern Fauquier, Orange, Prince William, Southern
Fauquier, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Western Loudoun.

* Until 10 PM EDT this evening

* Widespread heavy rainfall is expected this afternoon into
early this evening along and ahead of a strong cold front.
Widespread rainfall totals of one and half to two and half
inches are expected with locally higher amounts of three
inches or more possible.

* This amount of rainfall will likely result in flooding along
creeks and streams as well as in more urbanized areas.
Instruction: A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: District of Columbia; Anne Arundel; St. Marys; Fairfax; Southern Fauquier; Frederick; Northwest Howard; King George; Northern Baltimore; Northern Fauquier; Culpeper; Central and Southeast Montgomery; Calvert; Southern Baltimore; Northwest Harford; Carroll; Spotsylvania; Prince Georges; Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park; Charles; Eastern Loudoun; Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria; Orange; Central and Southeast Howard; Western Loudoun; Stafford; Southeast Harford; Northwest Montgomery

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4188528-3542711
CAP MessageType: Update

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued April 30 at 1:41PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-04-30T13:41:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-04-30T14:30:00-04:00
Description: At 141 PM EDT, showers with heavy rain were located along a line
extending from near Hollywood to near Heathsville to near Achilles.
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…
Heathsville around 150 PM EDT.
Wicomico Church around 200 PM EDT.
Mobjack around 205 PM EDT.
Mathews and Bavon around 215 PM EDT.
Fair Port around 220 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these showers include Byrdton, Lottsburg,
Beulah, Moon, Laban, Naxera, Avalon, Brook Vale, Bertrand and
Grafton.

People at Rappahannock General 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: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Mathews; Middlesex; Richmond; Northumberland; Lancaster; Westmoreland; Gloucester

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4188515
CAP MessageType: Alert

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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
PM EDT.
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: http://www.weather.gov
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

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