Surry Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Advisory
Statement as of 2:56 PM EDT on June 02, 2015

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for poor drainage areas
Isle of Wight County in southeastern Virginia...
the northwestern city of Newport News in southeastern Virginia...
Gloucester County in eastern Virginia...
James City County in southeastern Virginia...
Surry County in southeastern Virginia...
York County in southeastern Virginia...
the southwestern city of Suffolk in southeastern Virginia...
the city of Williamsburg in southeastern Virginia...
southern Mathews County in eastern Virginia...

* until 600 PM EDT

* at 253 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated scattered to numerous
thunderstorms with very heavy rain over interior southeast
Virginia. The very heavy rain will cause minor flooding of low
lying and poor drainage areas in the advisory area. One to two and
one half two inches of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Newport News... Williamsburg... Mathews... Smithfield... Gloucester
courthouse... Windsor... Surry... College of William and Mary...
Seaford... Queens Lake... Christopher Newport University... Patrick
Henry field... Virginia Institute for marine sciences... Holland...
Gloucester Point... Suffolk... Isle of Wight... Dendron... Bavon and

Additional rainfall of 1 to possibly 3 inches is expected over the
area. This additional rain will make minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into
areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood waters are usually
deeper than they appear. Just one foot of flowing water is powerful
enough to sweep vehicles off the Road. When encountering flooded
roads make the smart choice... turn around... dont drown.

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 3721 7694 3739 7664 3745 7625 3744 7625
      3732 7628 3731 7628 3737 7641 3725 7643
      3737 7666 3718 7639 3705 7650 3722 7665
      3718 7679 3714 7673 3720 7669 3705 7666
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