Lancaster County, Virginia
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Flash Flood Watch
MDZ021>023-VAZ075>078-083-085-517>522-290900-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FF.A.0003.160929T0100Z-160930T1000Z/
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DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-
LANCASTER-NEW KENT-MIDDLESEX-WESTERN KING WILLIAM-
EASTERN KING WILLIAM-WESTERN KING AND QUEEN-
EASTERN KING AND QUEEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMBRIDGE...SALISBURY...CRISFIELD...
PRINCESS ANNE...AYLETT...KING WILLIAM...WEST POINT...
KING AND QUEEN COURTHOUSE...TAPPAHANNOCK...DUNNSVILLE
900 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF THE LOWER EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN THE LOWER EASTERN SHORE OF
MARYLAND...DORCHESTER...SOMERSET AND WICOMICO. IN VIRGINIA...
EASTERN ESSEX...EASTERN KING WILLIAM...EASTERN KING AND
QUEEN...LANCASTER...MIDDLESEX...NEW KENT...NORTHUMBERLAND...
RICHMOND...WESTERN ESSEX...WESTERN KING WILLIAM...WESTERN KING
AND QUEEN AND WESTMORELAND.

* THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT

* LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL FROM SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
PERSIST ACROSS THE REGION OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
THURSDAY NIGHT. TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE
FROM 2 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAIN INCREASES THE POTENTIAL FOR
FLOODING ACROSS THE AREA ESPECIALLY IN LOW LYING AND POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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Flood Advisory
VAC103-119-133-290215-
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MIDDLESEX VA-NORTHUMBERLAND VA-LANCASTER VA-
816 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
WESTERN MIDDLESEX COUNTY IN EASTERN VIRGINIA...
EASTERN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY IN EASTERN VIRGINIA...
CENTRAL LANCASTER COUNTY IN EASTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1015 PM EDT

* AT 816 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
KILMARNOCK...URBANNA...FAIR PORT...LANCASTER...WICOMICO CHURCH...
LILIAN...BROWNS STORE...WEEMS...BERTRAND...REEDVILLE...FLEETON...
REHOBOTH CHURCH...REGINA...MILLENBECK...MOLLUSK...SLABTOWN...
OPHEILA...COOPER...CHRIST CHURCH AND BROOK VALE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER
THE AREA. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3791 7626 3789 7624 3784 7620 3784 7621
3759 7652 3769 7662 3793 7631

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
NCC131-VAC007-025-033-036-041-049-053-057-065-073-075-081-085-087-
093-095-097-101-103-109-111-115-117-119-127-133-135-145-147-149-
159-175-181-183-193-199-570-595-620-650-670-700-730-735-760-800-
830-290200-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SV.A.0488.160928T1918Z-160929T0200Z/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
488 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING
AREAS

IN NORTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY

IN NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA

NORTHAMPTON

IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 47 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

AMELIA CHESTERFIELD
CITY OF COLONIAL HEIGHTS CITY OF RICHMOND
CUMBERLAND FLUVANNA GOOCHLAND
HANOVER HENRICO LOUISA
POWHATAN PRINCE EDWARD

IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA

CHARLES CITY ESSEX KING WILLIAM
KING AND QUEEN NEW KENT RICHMOND
WESTMORELAND

IN EASTERN VIRGINIA

LANCASTER MATHEWS MIDDLESEX
NORTHUMBERLAND

IN NORTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA

CAROLINE

IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA

BRUNSWICK CITY OF HOPEWELL CITY OF PETERSBURG
DINWIDDIE LUNENBURG MECKLENBURG
NOTTOWAY PRINCE GEORGE

IN SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA

CITY OF EMPORIA CITY OF FRANKLIN CITY OF HAMPTON
CITY OF NEWPORT NEWS CITY OF POQUOSON CITY OF SUFFOLK
CITY OF WILLIAMSBURG GLOUCESTER GREENSVILLE
ISLE OF WIGHT JAMES CITY SOUTHAMPTON
SURRY SUSSEX YORK

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...AMELIA COURTHOUSE...ANGOLA...ANTE...
BACONS CASTLE...BARHAM...BARNETTS...BEACH...BON AIR...
BOOTH FORK...BOYKINS...BRAYS FORK...BRUNSWICK...BURRUSS CORNER...
CARET...CEDAR FORK...CENTER CROSS...CHAMPLAIN...CHASE CITY...
CHESTER...CHESTERFIELD...CHIPPOKES STATE PARK...CHULA...
CLARKSVILLE...COLONIAL BEACH...COLONIAL HEIGHTS...CORBIN...
COURTLAND...CREWE...DAWN...DENARO...DUNBROOKE...DUNNSVILLE...
EARLS...EDGERTON...EMPORIA...FARMVILLE...FORT LEE...FRANKLIN...
GLEN ALLEN...GLOUCESTER POINT...GOOCHLAND...GUINEA MILLS...
GWALTNEY CORNER...HAMPTON...HAWK...HOG ISLAND GAME RESERVE...
HOPEWELL...HOWERTONS...HUNTERDALE...IVOR...JETERSVILLE...
KENBRIDGE...KILMARNOCK...LAKE MONTICELLO...LANCASTER...
LAWRENCEVILLE...LEWISETTA...LOUISA...MANNBORO...MEADOWVILLE...
MECHANICSVILLE...MIDLOTHIAN...MINERAL...MOSELEY...NEWPORT NEWS...
PETERSBURG...POOLESVILLE...POQUOSON...POWHATAN...RAINES TAVERN...
REAMS...REEDS...RICHMOND...ROXBURY...SANDSTON...SCOTTS FORK...
SMITHFIELD...SOUTH HILL...STODDERT...SUFFOLK...TRIPLET...
URBANNA...VALENTINES...VICTORIA...WAKEFIELD...WARSAW...WAVERLY...
WAYSIDE...WEST POINT...WHITE PLAINS...WILLIAMSBURG AND YORKTOWN.

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