Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
635 PM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

VAC710-740-800-810-150030-
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CITY OF PORTSMOUTH VA-CITY OF NORFOLK VA-CITY OF SUFFOLK VA-
CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH VA-
635 PM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  THE CITY OF PORTSMOUTH IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF NORFOLK IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...
  THE NORTHEASTERN CITY OF SUFFOLK IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...
  THE NORTHWESTERN CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 634 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN OVER THE
  ADVISORY AREA WHICH WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING.
  OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  VIRGINIA BEACH...DOWNTOWN PORTSMOUTH...DOWNTOWN NORFOLK...OLD
  DOMINION UNIVERSITY...NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY...VIRGINIA WESLEYAN
  COLLEGE...CHURCHLAND...NORFOLK...PORTSMOUTH...NORVIEW...GHENT...
  NORFOLK NAS...NORFOLK INTERNATIONAL ARPT...WARDS CORNER...
  HUNTERSVILLE AND BAYSIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 3683 7622 3684 7629 3681 7629 3679 7637
      3687 7640 3688 7649 3691 7648 3688 7642
      3692 7639 3693 7634 3696 7633 3697 7630
      3696 7630 3693 7618 3691 7618 3691 7616
      3693 7617 3692 7613 3688 7612 3687 7609

$$

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