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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:00 PM EDT on September 28, 2016

Expires 6:00 AM EDT on September 30, 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.





Special Statement

Statement as of 9:04 PM EDT on September 28, 2016

Expires 9:45 PM EDT on September 28, 2016


... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect western Somerset
County...

At 902 PM EDT... radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
from 7 miles north of Tylerton to near Tangier. Movement was
northeast at 25 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with
these storms. In addition... rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are
possible with these storms.

These storms will be near...
Deal Island around 925 PM EDT.
Lawsonia around 945 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these storms include Smith Island... Upper
Fairmount... Hopewell... Dames Quarter... Monie... Byrdtown... Oriole...
Fairmount... Upper Hill and Champ.

Strong wind gusts are possible with these storms. These wind gusts
are capable of knocking down tree limbs... small or weakened trees...
and blowing around trash cans... potted plants... lawn furniture and
other light outdoor objects.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike more than 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.
Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3789 7576 3789 7585 3784 7586 3777 7601
      3789 7607 3802 7605 3799 7601 3803 7605
      3799 7589 3807 7578 3808 7578 3806 7581
      3806 7587 3814 7579 3815 7583 3815 7593
      3807 7601 3809 7606 3827 7577
time... Mot... loc 0102z 236deg 22kt 3807 7607 3777 7606


Wrs

904 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2016

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect western Somerset
County...

At 902 PM EDT... radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
from 7 miles north of Tylerton to near Tangier. Movement was
northeast at 25 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with
these storms. In addition... rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are
possible with these storms.

These storms will be near...
Deal Island around 925 PM EDT.
Lawsonia around 945 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these storms include Smith Island... Upper
Fairmount... Hopewell... Dames Quarter... Monie... Byrdtown... Oriole...
Fairmount... Upper Hill and Champ.

Strong wind gusts are possible with these storms. These wind gusts
are capable of knocking down tree limbs... small or weakened trees...
and blowing around trash cans... potted plants... lawn furniture and
other light outdoor objects.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike more than 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.
Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3789 7576 3789 7585 3784 7586 3777 7601
      3789 7607 3802 7605 3799 7601 3803 7605
      3799 7589 3807 7578 3808 7578 3806 7581
      3806 7587 3814 7579 3815 7583 3815 7593
      3807 7601 3809 7606 3827 7577
time... Mot... loc 0102z 236deg 22kt 3807 7607 3777 7606


Wrs


904 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2016

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect western Somerset
County...

At 902 PM EDT... radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
from 7 miles north of Tylerton to near Tangier. Movement was
northeast at 25 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with
these storms. In addition... rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are
possible with these storms.

These storms will be near...
Deal Island around 925 PM EDT.
Lawsonia around 945 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these storms include Smith Island... Upper
Fairmount... Hopewell... Dames Quarter... Monie... Byrdtown... Oriole...
Fairmount... Upper Hill and Champ.

Strong wind gusts are possible with these storms. These wind gusts
are capable of knocking down tree limbs... small or weakened trees...
and blowing around trash cans... potted plants... lawn furniture and
other light outdoor objects.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike more than 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.
Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3789 7576 3789 7585 3784 7586 3777 7601
      3789 7607 3802 7605 3799 7601 3803 7605
      3799 7589 3807 7578 3808 7578 3806 7581
      3806 7587 3814 7579 3815 7583 3815 7593
      3807 7601 3809 7606 3827 7577
time... Mot... loc 0102z 236deg 22kt 3807 7607 3777 7606


Wrs


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