Event: Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Description: The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a
* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
Western Mathews County in eastern Virginia…
Southeastern Middlesex County in eastern Virginia…
Central Gloucester County in southeastern Virginia…
East Central James City County in southeastern Virginia…
Northwestern York County in southeastern Virginia…
The City of Williamsburg in southeastern Virginia…
* Until 145 AM EDT.
* At 1036 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain. This will cause urban and small stream flooding.
Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen since this afternoon,
with up to one inch over the past hour.
Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Williamsburg, Gloucester Courthouse, Gloucester Point, Queens
Lake, College Of William And Mary, Deltaville, Hayes, Wicomico,
Hartfield, York Terrace, Grove, Carver Gardens, Blakes, Busch
Gardens, Kings Point, Jamestown, White Marsh, Belroi, Ark and Clay
Additional rainfall of 1.5 inches is expected over the area. This
additional rain will result in minor flooding.
Instruction: A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.
Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Middlesex, VA; Mathews, VA; James City, VA; York, VA; Gloucester, VA; City of Williamsburg, VA
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4465207-3713492
CAP MessageType: Alert