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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:59 AM EDT on October 01, 2016

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on October 01, 2016


The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Worcester County in southeastern Maryland...
eastern Somerset County in southeastern Maryland...
southeastern Wicomico County in southeastern Maryland...
northern Accomack County in southeastern Virginia...

* until 900 PM EDT Saturday

At 856 am EDT... emergency management officials continue to report
flooding along the Pocomoke river... nassawango creek and their
tributaries. Both of the streams at Willards on the Pocomoke river
and at the gage near Millville on nassawango creek have crested. The
Pocomoke river at Snow Hill has not yet crested. Major flooding is
occurring at Snow Hill.

As these crests move downstream... additional flooding is likely...
especially in Snow Hill as the level there continues on a slow rise.
Motorists are advised to avoid using Highway 12 between Snow Hill
and Salisbury as the high water has forced portions of the Road to
be closed.

Some locations that will experience flooding include... Pocomoke
City... Snow Hill... Newark... west Pocomoke... Pittsville...
Willards... Shelltown... Beaver Dam... Mount Wesley... Rehobeth...
Whitesburg... Whaleyville... Cokesbury... Whiton... Powellville...
Longridge... goodwill and Eden.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 3829 7525 3814 7535 3805 7552 3793 7556
      3797 7573 3808 7569 3817 7559 3830 7565
      3832 7541 3845 7538 3845 7523


Zimmerman


Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 6:23 AM EDT on October 01, 2016

Expires 1:00 PM EDT on October 01, 2016


... Coastal Flood Advisory now in effect until 1 PM EDT this afternoon...

* location: ocean side of Worcester County Maryland... and Bay Side of Accomack
and Northampton counties of Virginia.

* Timing: within a few hours either side of the high tide cycle
through midday.

* 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.

Ocean City Inlet MD
minor 4.0 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 6.0 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   01/09 am 4.2 2.4 1.8 3 minor
   01/09 PM 3.4 2.3 1.1 2-3 none
   02/10 am 3.4 2.4 1.0 2-3 none
   02/10 PM 3.2 2.2 1.0 2 none
   03/10 am 3.3 2.4 0.9 2 none

Saxis VA

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   01/01 PM 4.2 2.8 1.4 1
   02/01 am 3.8 2.6 1.2 1
   02/02 PM 3.9 2.8 1.1 1
   03/02 am 3.5 2.5 1.0 1
   03/03 PM 3.6 2.8 0.8 1

Nassawadox creek at Bayford VA
minor 3.0 ft, moderate 3.5 ft, major 4.5 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   01/12 PM 3.3 1.9 1.4 1-2 moderate
   02/12 am 2.9 1.8 1.1 1 minor
   02/12 PM 3.1 2.0 1.1 1 minor
   03/12 am 2.7 1.8 0.9 1 none
   03/01 PM 2.8 2.0 0.8 2 minor

Kiptopeke VA
minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 5.5 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   01/10 am 4.6 3.3 1.3 1-2 minor
   01/10 PM 4.1 3.0 1.1 1 none
   02/10 am 4.3 3.3 1.0 1 minor
   02/11 PM 3.8 2.9 0.9 1 none
   03/11 am 4.0 3.2 0.8 2 none

Chincoteague Inlet VA
minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 6.0 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   01/09 am 3.9 2.5 1.4 3 minor
   01/09 PM 3.2 2.3 0.9 3 none
   02/10 am 3.3 2.5 0.8 2 none
   02/10 PM 3.0 2.2 0.8 2 none
   03/10 am 3.2 2.5 0.7 2 none

Wachapreague VA
minor 6.5 ft, moderate 7.5 ft, major 8.0 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   01/09 am 6.3 4.9 1.4 3 minor
   01/10 PM 5.5 4.6 0.9 2-3 none
   02/10 am 5.7 4.9 0.8 2 none
   02/10 PM 5.3 4.5 0.8 2 none
   03/11 am 5.5 4.8 0.7 2 none

Oyster VA
minor 7.0 ft, moderate 7.5 ft, major 8.5 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   01/09 am 6.7 5.3 1.4 1 none
   01/10 PM 6.0 5.1 0.9 1 none
   02/10 am 6.2 5.4 0.8 1 none
   02/10 PM 5.8 5.0 0.8 1 none
   03/11 am 6.1 5.5 0.6 1 none




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