Accomack County, Virginia
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Coastal Flood Advisory
MDZ025-VAZ099-100-010800-
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/O.EXP.KAKQ.RP.S.0003.000000T0000Z-161001T0000Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-161001T1500Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
809 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT HAS EXPIRED...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK HAS EXPIRED...

* LOCATION: OCEAN SIDE OF WORCESTER COUNTY MARYLAND...AND BAY SIDE OF
ACCOMACK AND NORTHAMPTON COUNTIES OF VIRGINIA.

* TIMING: WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE ACTION AND / OR
TIDES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE...AND NEAR
TIDAL RIVERS AND CREEKS. BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND
MINOR FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

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ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

OCEAN CITY INLET MD
MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 4.4 2.4 2.0 4 MINOR
01/09 AM 4.3 2.4 1.9 3-4 MINOR
01/09 PM 3.4 2.3 1.1 2-3 NONE
02/10 AM 3.3 2.4 0.9 2-3 NONE
02/10 PM 3.1 2.2 0.9 2 NONE
03/10 AM 3.2 2.4 0.8 2 NONE

SAXIS VA

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/01 AM 4.2 2.7 1.5 1
01/01 PM 4.1 2.8 1.3 1
02/01 AM 3.7 2.6 1.1 1
02/02 PM 3.8 2.8 1.0 1
03/02 AM 3.4 2.5 0.9 1
03/03 PM 3.5 2.8 0.7 1

NASSAWADOX CREEK AT BAYFORD VA
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/12 AM 3.6 1.8 1.8 1 MODERATE
01/12 PM 3.5 1.9 1.6 1 MODERATE
02/12 AM 2.8 1.8 1.0 1 MINOR
02/12 PM 3.0 2.0 1.0 1 MINOR
03/12 AM 2.6 1.8 0.8 1 NONE
03/01 PM 2.7 2.0 0.7 1 NONE

KIPTOPEKE VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 4.6 3.1 1.5 1-2 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.7 3.3 1.4 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 4.0 3.0 1.0 1 NONE
02/10 AM 4.2 3.3 0.9 1 NONE
02/11 PM 3.7 2.9 0.8 1 NONE
03/11 AM 3.9 3.2 0.7 1 NONE

CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 4.1 2.3 1.8 4-5 NONE
01/09 AM 4.1 2.5 1.6 3 NONE
01/09 PM 3.2 2.3 0.9 3 NONE
02/10 AM 3.3 2.5 0.8 2 NONE
02/10 PM 3.0 2.2 0.8 2 NONE
03/10 AM 3.2 2.5 0.7 2 NONE

WACHAPREAGUE VA
MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 6.4 4.7 1.7 3-4 NONE
01/09 AM 6.4 4.9 1.5 3 NONE
01/10 PM 5.5 4.6 0.9 2 NONE
02/10 AM 5.7 4.9 0.8 2 NONE
02/10 PM 5.3 4.5 0.8 2 NONE
03/11 AM 5.5 4.8 0.7 2 NONE

OYSTER VA
MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 6.8 5.2 1.6 1 NONE
01/09 AM 6.8 5.3 1.5 1 NONE
01/10 PM 6.0 5.1 0.9 1 NONE
02/10 AM 6.2 5.4 0.8 1 NONE
02/10 PM 5.8 5.0 0.8 1 NONE
03/11 AM 6.1 5.5 0.6 1 NONE

$$

Flood Warning
MDC039-045-047-VAC001-011300-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FA.W.0024.000000T0000Z-161001T1300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WORCESTER MD-SOMERSET MD-WICOMICO MD-ACCOMACK VA-
859 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
WORCESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...
EASTERN SOMERSET COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...
SOUTHEASTERN WICOMICO COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...
NORTHERN ACCOMACK COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 900 AM EDT SATURDAY

* AT 849 PM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLOODING
ALONG THE POCOMOKE RIVER...NASSAWANGO CREEK AND THEIR TRIBUTARIES.
BOTH OF THE STREAMS ARE NEARING THEIR CREST AT WILLARDS ON THE
POCOMOKE RIVER AND AT THE GAGE NEAR MILLVILLE ON NASSAWANGO CREEK.
AS THESE CREST MOVE DOWNSTREAM...ADDITIONAL FLOODING IS
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN SNOW HILL. MOTORIST ARE ADVISED TO AVOID
USING HIGHWAY 12 BETWEEN SNOW HILL AND SALISBURY AS THE HIGH WATER
HAS FORCED PORTIONS OF THE ROAD TO BE CLOSED.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
POCOMOKE CITY...SNOW HILL...NEWARK...WEST POCOMOKE...PITTSVILLE...
WILLARDS...SHELLTOWN...BEAVER DAM...MOUNT WESLEY...REHOBETH...
WHITESBURG...WHALEYVILLE...COKESBURY...WHITON...POWELLVILLE...
LONGRIDGE...GOODWILL AND EDEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3829 7525 3814 7535 3805 7552 3793 7556
3797 7573 3808 7569 3817 7559 3830 7565
3832 7541 3845 7538 3845 7523

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