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Maryland, Somerset

Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 10:24 AM EDT on May 06, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 07, 2016


... Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect until 8 am EDT Saturday...

* location: Chesapeake Bay side of the lower Maryland Eastern Shore...
including tidal rivers.

* Timing: additional minor flooding is expected within a few hours on either
side of the high tide cycle this afternoon and again early Saturday morning.
A few locations in southern Dorchester County may briefly approach moderate
coastal flood thresholds.

* 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   06/04 am 3.5 2.4 1.1 2 minor
   06/05 PM 3.0 1.9 1.1 1 none
   07/05 am 3.6 2.5 1.1 1 minor
   07/05 PM 2.5 1.9 0.6 1 none
   08/06 am 3.0 2.4 0.6 1 none
   08/07 PM 2.0 1.8 0.2 1-2 none

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   06/03 am 3.4 2.2 1.2 1-2 minor
   06/02 PM 3.5 2.2 1.3 1 minor
   07/02 am 3.9 2.7 1.2 1 moderate
   07/03 PM 3.1 2.2 0.9 1 none
   08/03 am 3.4 2.7 0.7 1 minor
   08/04 PM 2.7 2.2 0.5 1-2 none

Saxis VA

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   06/01 PM 4.1 2.6 1.5 1
   07/01 am 4.4 3.2 1.2 1
   07/02 PM 3.5 2.6 0.9 1
   08/02 am 4.0 3.2 0.8 1
   08/02 PM 3.3 2.6 0.7 2




Special Statement

Statement as of 9:57 AM EDT on May 06, 2016

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on May 06, 2016


... Bands of moderate to heavy rainfall continue to move southwest across
the area...

At 954 am EDT... weather radar continued to show bands of moderate to heavy
rainfall along a line extending from Newtown to 10 miles northeast of fair
port. Movement was west southwest at 25 mph.

An additional half inch to one inch of rainfall is possible with this area of
rain.

Locations impacted include...
Richmond... Newport News... Hampton... Hopewell... New Kent... Colonial
Heights... King William... Williamsburg... Mathews... Charles City...
Gloucester courthouse... Colonial Beach... West Point... Tappahannock...
Warsaw... Kilmarnock... Urbanna... Montross... Claremont and Surry.

Motorists should use extra caution in the vicinity of these storms.
Be prepared for rapid changes in weather and Road conditions. Heavy
rain could cause ponding of water on roads... and possible minor
flooding of ditches and poor drainage areas.

Lat... Lon 3817 7687 3815 7661 3789 7624 3817 7591
      3796 7612 3813 7594 3812 7594 3795 7600
      3796 7600 3789 7619 3790 7602 3782 7606
      3789 7608 3788 7620 3746 7622 3704 7640
      3728 7751 3819 7720 3814 7707 3828 7698
time... Mot... loc 1354z 026deg 49kt 3793 7711 3793 7615


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957 am EDT Fri may 6 2016

... Bands of moderate to heavy rainfall continue to move southwest across
the area...

At 954 am EDT... weather radar continued to show bands of moderate to heavy
rainfall along a line extending from Newtown to 10 miles northeast of fair
port. Movement was west southwest at 25 mph.

An additional half inch to one inch of rainfall is possible with this area of
rain.

Locations impacted include...
Richmond... Newport News... Hampton... Hopewell... New Kent... Colonial
Heights... King William... Williamsburg... Mathews... Charles City...
Gloucester courthouse... Colonial Beach... West Point... Tappahannock...
Warsaw... Kilmarnock... Urbanna... Montross... Claremont and Surry.

Motorists should use extra caution in the vicinity of these storms.
Be prepared for rapid changes in weather and Road conditions. Heavy
rain could cause ponding of water on roads... and possible minor
flooding of ditches and poor drainage areas.

Lat... Lon 3817 7687 3815 7661 3789 7624 3817 7591
      3796 7612 3813 7594 3812 7594 3795 7600
      3796 7600 3789 7619 3790 7602 3782 7606
      3789 7608 3788 7620 3746 7622 3704 7640
      3728 7751 3819 7720 3814 7707 3828 7698
time... Mot... loc 1354z 026deg 49kt 3793 7711 3793 7615


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