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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:58 PM EDT May. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* flood advisory for...
northeastern Currituck County in northeastern North Carolina...
the southeastern city of Chesapeake in southeastern Virginia...
the southeastern city of Virginia Beach in southeastern Virginia...

* until 600 PM EDT

* at 358 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Currituck, Chesapeake, northwest, Moyock, Knotts Island, Corolla,
Sligo, Munden and Waterlily.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3644 7589 3653 7588 3654 7591 3649 7590
      3649 7598 3660 7605 3660 7606 3652 7603
      3650 7608 3643 7593 3638 7592 3639 7593
      3643 7598 3643 7600 3640 7595 3652 7626
      3662 7624 3659 7588 3632 7581 3634 7582


Zimmerman


Special Statement
Issued: 4:08 PM EDT May. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect central Camden...
central Pasquotank... and Currituck counties... the southeastern city
of Chesapeake and the southeastern city of Virginia Beach...

At 407 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered near Currituck,
moving southeast at 25 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph, half inch hail, and torrential rainfall are
possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Currituck, Elizabeth City, Camden, Grandy, South Mills, Chesapeake,
Indiantown, Morgans Corner, Corolla, Whitehall Shores, northwest,
Moyock, Knotts Island, Shiloh, Poplar Branch, Pierceville, Tar
Corner, Gregory, Sharon and Barco.

Strong wind gusts are possible with this storm. 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 this storm, 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 3623 7594 3627 7610 3637 7638 3664 7623
      3655 7582 3623 7573 3622 7580
time... Mot... loc 2007z 297deg 22kt 3645 7596


Butner

Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:58 PM EDT May. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* flood advisory for...
northeastern Currituck County in northeastern North Carolina...
the southeastern city of Chesapeake in southeastern Virginia...
the southeastern city of Virginia Beach in southeastern Virginia...

* until 600 PM EDT

* at 358 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Currituck, Chesapeake, northwest, Moyock, Knotts Island, Corolla,
Sligo, Munden and Waterlily.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3644 7589 3653 7588 3654 7591 3649 7590
      3649 7598 3660 7605 3660 7606 3652 7603
      3650 7608 3643 7593 3638 7592 3639 7593
      3643 7598 3643 7600 3640 7595 3652 7626
      3662 7624 3659 7588 3632 7581 3634 7582


Zimmerman


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