Lancaster County, Virginia
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Coastal Flood Advisory
VAZ075>078-062230-
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-160507T0900Z/
WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-
1024 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATION: WESTERN SHORE OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...INCLUDING TIDAL RIVERS OF
THE NORTHERN NECK.

* TIMING: ADDITIONAL MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITHIN A FEW HOURS ON EITHER
SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE LATE THIS MORNING/EARLY AFTERNOON...AND AGAIN
LATE TONIGHT/EARLY 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.

LEWISETTA VA
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
06/03 AM 3.1 1.5 1.6 2 MINOR
06/02 PM 3.0 1.5 1.5 1 MINOR
07/03 AM 3.1 1.8 1.3 1 MINOR
07/03 PM 2.4 1.5 0.9 1 NONE
08/04 AM 2.4 1.8 0.6 1 NONE
08/04 PM 2.1 1.5 0.6 1 NONE

WINDMILL POINT VA
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
06/12 PM 3.0 1.3 1.7 1-2 MINOR
07/12 AM 2.9 1.7 1.2 1 MINOR
07/12 PM 2.2 1.3 0.9 1 NONE
08/12 AM 2.3 1.7 0.6 1 NONE
08/01 PM 1.9 1.3 0.6 1-2 NONE

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Special Weather Statement
VAZ075>078-082>086-089-090-518-520>523-061545-
YORK-SURRY-LANCASTER-RICHMOND-JAMES CITY-WESTERN
ESSEX-GLOUCESTER-EASTERN KING WILLIAM-EASTERN
ESSEX-WESTMORELAND-NORTHUMBERLAND-MATHEWS-EASTERN KING AND QUEEN-NEW
KENT-CHARLES CITY-MIDDLESEX-
1058 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES TO MOVE WEST FROM THE CHESAPEAKE
BAY...

AT 1055 AM EDT...WEATHER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN
THAT EXTENDED FROM NEAR SAINT INIGOES CREEK TO NEAR GLOUCESTER COURTHOUSE.
MOVEMENT WAS SOUTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

UP TO ADDITIONAL HALF TO ONE INCH OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE WITH THIS AREA OF RAIN.
THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL BE ACROSS THE COUNTIES THAT BORDER THE CHESAPEAKE BAY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WILLIAMSBURG...MATHEWS...GLOUCESTER COURTHOUSE...WEST POINT...
TAPPAHANNOCK...WARSAW...KILMARNOCK...URBANNA...MONTROSS...CLAREMONT...KING
AND QUEEN COURT HOUSE...FAIR PORT...TOANO...VIRGINIA INSTITUTE FOR
MARINE SCIENCES...ROBLEY...CALLAO...COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY...
DELTAVILLE...QUEENS LAKE AND NORGE.

MOTORISTS SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION IN THE VICINITY OF THESE STORMS.
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.

LAT...LON 3816 7684 3815 7661 3811 7660 3807 7653
3802 7651 3789 7624 3789 7619 3775 7627
3767 7627 3762 7624 3755 7626 3738 7620
3728 7625 3727 7629 3731 7634 3721 7635
3722 7694 3723 7696 3820 7691
TIME...MOT...LOC 1455Z 047DEG 33KT 3810 7633 3740 7658

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