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Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 10:06 AM EDT on September 29, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 30, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Maryland and Virginia... including the
following areas... in southeast Maryland... Dorchester... inland
Worcester... 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 tonight

* locally heavy rainfall from showers and thunderstorms will
persist across the region through tonight. Additional rainfall
amounts are expected to range from 1 to 2 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.





805 am EDT Thu Sep 29 2016

... Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from noon today to 8 am EDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...
which is in effect from noon today to 8 am EDT Friday.

* Location: Maryland Eastern Shore locations adjacent to the
Chesapeake Bay and tidal rivers.

* Timing: within a few hours either side of high tide through early Friday
morning. Additional tidal flooding possible later Friday into Saturday.

* 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.



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.

Cambridge MD
minor 3.5 ft, moderate 4.0 ft, major 4.5 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   29/04 PM 2.9 2.1 0.8 2-3 none
   30/05 am 3.1 2.1 1.0 2-3 none
   30/05 PM 3.4 2.1 1.3 2 minor
   01/05 am 3.4 2.1 1.3 1 minor
   01/06 PM 3.4 2.1 1.3 1 minor

Bishops Head MD
minor 3.3 ft, moderate 3.8 ft, major 4.3 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   29/02 PM 3.3 2.3 1.0 2 minor
   30/02 am 3.5 2.3 1.2 2-3 minor
   30/02 PM 3.8 2.4 1.4 2-3 moderate
   01/02 am 3.7 2.3 1.4 1 minor
   01/03 PM 3.6 2.3 1.3 1 minor
   02/03 am 3.4 2.2 1.2 1 minor

Saxis VA

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   29/12 PM 3.6 2.7 0.9 2
   30/12 am 3.7 2.7 1.0 1-2
   30/01 PM 4.3 2.8 1.5 1
   01/01 am 4.0 2.7 1.3 1
   01/01 PM 4.1 2.8 1.3 1
   02/01 am 3.7 2.6 1.1 1




Local Storm Report



09/29/2016 0500 am

2 miles N of Shad Point, Wicomico County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Numerous roads closed around Salisbury and
            is areas across the County. Several
            evacuations were underway. Several homes
            were flooded and dams at emergency water
            levels. .





09/29/2016 0500 am

2 miles N of Shad Point, Wicomico County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Numerous roads closed around Salisbury and
            is areas across the County. Several
            evacuations were underway. Several homes
            were flooded and dams at emergency water
            levels. .





09/29/2016 0700 am

2 miles N of Allen, Wicomico County.

Heavy rain m8.27 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            .





09/29/2016 0700 am

2 miles N of Allen, Wicomico County.

Heavy rain m8.27 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            .





09/29/2016 0130 am

1 miles NNW of Lakewood, Wicomico County.

Heavy rain m3.80 inch, reported by public.


            Rainfall received from 12:00 to 1:00 am at
            Salisbury University. Reported via social
            media from wboc. The duration of the heavy
            rain event was 1 hour 30 minutes.





09/29/2016 0130 am

1 miles NNW of Lakewood, Wicomico County.

Heavy rain m3.80 inch, reported by public.


            Rainfall received from 12:00 to 1:00 am at
            Salisbury University. Reported via social
            media from wboc. The duration of the heavy
            rain event was 1 hour 30 minutes.





09/29/2016 0200 am

Salisbury, Wicomico County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Several cars stalled in high water across
            roadways in the city. Water also reported in
            some structures. .





09/29/2016 0200 am

Salisbury, Wicomico County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Several cars stalled in high water across
            roadways in the city. Water also reported in
            some structures. .





09/29/2016 0449 am

2 miles S of Hebron, Wicomico County.

Heavy rain m6.56 inch, reported by mesonet.






09/29/2016 0419 am

3 miles SSW of Pittsville, Wicomico County.

Heavy rain m3.37 inch, reported by mesonet.






09/29/2016 0449 am

2 miles S of Hebron, Wicomico County.

Heavy rain m6.56 inch, reported by mesonet.






09/29/2016 0419 am

3 miles SSW of Pittsville, Wicomico County.

Heavy rain m3.37 inch, reported by mesonet.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:04 AM EDT on September 29, 2016


... Rainfall reports...

Location amount time/date lat/Lon

... Maryland...

... Dorchester County...
East New Market 4.76 in 0700 am 09/29 38.60n/75.92w
Cambridge 2.1 ESE 3.89 in 0440 am 09/29 38.55n/76.04w
3 WSW Bucktown 3.47 in 0826 am 09/29 38.45n/76.09w
1 NW Cambridge 3.45 in 0913 am 09/29 38.58n/76.09w

... Somerset County...
2 SSW Princess Anne 6.79 in 0700 am 09/29 38.17n/75.71w
2 E Oriole 6.16 in 0600 am 09/29 38.18n/75.77w
1 NNE Manokin 6.12 in 0700 am 09/29 38.14n/75.75w
Deal Island 4.16 in 0702 am 09/29 38.15n/75.95w

... Wicomico County...
Salisbury 5.5 SW 8.27 in 0700 am 09/29 38.32n/75.67w
1 SSW Hebron 6.67 in 0904 am 09/29 38.40n/75.69w
1 W Parsonsburg 5.88 in 0700 am 09/29 38.39n/75.50w
1 N Shad Point 5.56 in 0730 am 09/29 38.36n/75.63w
2 SSW Pittsville 4.45 in 0919 am 09/29 38.36n/75.43w
Salisbury Wicomico Airport 4.25 in 0754 am 09/29 38.34n/75.51w
Delmar 3.26 in 0630 am 09/29 38.45n/75.57w

... Worcester County...
6 se Public Landing 7.52 in 0840 am 09/29 38.08n/75.20w
Snow Hill 4.18 in 0700 am 09/29 38.17n/75.39w

... Virginia...

... Accomack County...
wallops flight facility airp 5.58 in 0754 am 09/29 37.93n/75.48w
1 NE Atlantic 5.42 in 0910 am 09/29 37.92n/75.48w
1 WSW Chincoteague 5.38 in 0914 am 09/29 37.93n/75.38w
1 SW Chincoteague 4.97 in 0700 am 09/29 37.93n/75.37w
1 NE Greenbackville 4.25 in 0400 am 09/29 38.01n/75.40w

... Caroline County...
2 N Rappahannock Academy 5.37 in 0826 am 09/29 38.19n/77.30w
2 S Port Royal 3.38 in 0832 am 09/29 38.13n/77.18w
1 S dawn 3.01 in 0700 am 09/29 37.81n/77.36w

... Chesterfield County...
4 NW beach 8.55 in 0800 am 09/29 37.39n/77.64w
2 WNW beach 8.07 in 0908 am 09/29 37.38n/77.64w
bensley 6.46 in 0517 am 09/29 37.44n/77.44w
4 WNW beach 5.99 in 0913 am 09/29 37.39n/77.65w
2 SSW Meadowville 5.27 in 0911 am 09/29 37.33n/77.34w
3 WSW Chester 4.84 in 0700 am 09/29 37.32n/77.49w
Chesterfield County Airport 3.96 in 0755 am 09/29 37.41n/77.53w
4 SSW Midlothian 3.68 in 0700 am 09/29 37.44n/77.67w
3 NNW Midlothian 3.67 in 0915 am 09/29 37.55n/77.66w
2 WSW beach 3.59 in 0915 am 09/29 37.34n/77.64w
5 S Midlothian 3.58 in 0910 am 09/29 37.43n/77.64w
3 SSW Chesterfield 3.51 in 0800 am 09/29 37.33n/77.53w
5 E Moseley 3.49 in 0553 am 09/29 37.42n/77.68w
4 N Matoaca 3.48 in 0911 am 09/29 37.29n/77.48w
3 SSE Midlothian 3.46 in 0914 am 09/29 37.45n/77.62w
3 E Moseley 3.09 in 0912 am 09/29 37.42n/77.71w

... Hanover County...
2 NE Highland Springs 4.09 in 0912 am 09/29 37.58n/77.30w
Ashland 3.46 in 0915 am 09/29 37.75n/77.48w

... Henrico County...
Varina 7.83 in 0700 am 09/29 37.46n/77.35w
Varina 7.82 in 0915 am 09/29 37.46n/77.35w
Elko 6.09 in 0800 am 09/29 37.48n/77.21w
Richmond Intl Airport 5.27 in 0754 am 09/29 37.51n/77.32w
2 S Sandston 4.36 in 0912 am 09/29 37.47n/77.28w
1 NE Fair Oaks 3.70 in 0910 am 09/29 37.55n/77.29w
Sandston 3.56 in 0844 am 09/29 37.53n/77.27w
1 SW East Highland Park 3.24 in 0800 am 09/29 37.56n/77.40w
3 NNE Short Pump 3.10 in 0910 am 09/29 37.69n/77.59w

... King William County...
Aylett 3.41 in 0905 am 09/29 37.76n/77.11w

... King And Queen County...
1 NE West Point 3.11 in 0600 am 09/29 37.57n/76.78w
West Point 2.87 in 0755 am 09/29 37.52n/76.76w

... Lancaster County...
1 se Mollusk 5.89 in 0905 am 09/29 37.71n/76.53w
1 ESE Mollusk 5.70 in 0700 am 09/29 37.72n/76.52w
1 SSE Brook Vale 3.94 in 0700 am 09/29 37.74n/76.42w
1 E Mollusk 3.61 in 0903 am 09/29 37.73n/76.51w

... Mathews County...
1 NNE Laban 3.29 in 0830 am 09/29 37.42n/76.27w

... Middlesex County...
1 N Remlik 4.48 in 0915 am 09/29 37.68n/76.62w

... New Kent County...
bottoms bridge 5.90 in 0700 am 09/29 37.51n/77.18w

... Northumberland County...
Northumberland Hwy Lottsburg 5.70 in 0613 am 09/29 37.96n/76.52w
1 WSW Fleeton 5.10 in 0700 am 09/29 37.80n/76.31w

... Prince George County...
1 ENE Garysville 3.49 in 0826 am 09/29 37.26n/77.14w

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


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