Alerts

Special Weather Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Bertie
  • Camden
  • Chowan
  • Currituck
  • Pasquotank
  • Perquimans

NCZ014>017-030>032-VAZ093-095>098-524-525-281945-
Pasquotank-Bertie-Gates-Western
Currituck-Chowan-Camden-Perquimans-Norfolk/Portsmouth-Newport
News-Virginia Beach-Hampton/Poquoson-Isle of
Wight-Suffolk-Chesapeake-
225 PM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT EASTERN BERTIE...
EASTERN GATES...CURRITUCK...CHOWAN...CAMDEN...PASQUOTANK...
PERQUIMANS...AND CENTRAL ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTIES...THE CITY OF
NORFOLK...THE CITY OF CHESAPEAKE...THE CITY OF HAMPTON...THE SOUTHERN
CITY OF NEWPORT NEWS...THE CITY OF PORTSMOUTH...THE CITY OF SUFFOLK
AND THE CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH...

At 224 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Smithfield to near Corapeake to near
Plymouth. Movement was east at 25 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph and dime size hail are possible with
these storms. Brief heavy downpours are expected.

Locations impacted include...
Virginia Beach, Newport News, Hampton, Currituck, Elizabeth City,
Camden, Smithfield, Hertford, Winfall, Langley AFB, Elizabeth City
State University, Ocean View, Ryland, Virginia Wesleyan College,
Weeksville, Regent University, Great Bridge, South Mills, Deep Creek
and Downtown Portsmouth.

If you see lightning or hear thunder...you are at risk. Take shelter
indoors immediately. If you cannot find shelter in a building a
vehicle provides safety from lightning.

LAT...LON 3588 7680 3648 7666 3704 7675 3710 7668
3711 7624 3700 7626 3695 7609 3697 7601
3709 7602 3712 7599 3698 7601 3696 7596
3648 7589 3617 7596 3608 7641 3601 7651
3601 7658 3606 7662 3601 7669 3588 7674
TIME...MOT...LOC 1824Z 269DEG 20KT 3704 7668 3649 7658 3593 7671

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Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Halifax
  • Northampton

938 AM EDT Sun May 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids.
* At 8:45 AM Sunday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast.
* The river will remain near 9.7 feet.
* At 9.0 feet, Minor flood stage. Farmlands and timberlands
adjacent to the river in Roanoke Rapids flood.

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The following are the latest observations and 7 AM forecast stages
for the next several days.

FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Roanoke River
Roanoke Rapids 9 9.7 Sun 09 AM 9.7 9.6 9.5 9.5 9.5

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LAT...LON 3652 7765 3641 7751 3635 7750 3628 7759
3638 7761 3645 7765

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Hydrologic Statement

The following area is affected:

  • Bertie

1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
Cashie River Near Windsor
* At 11:15 AM Friday the stage was 4.5 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.

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LAT...LON 3610 7712 3610 7695 3595 7684 3593 7693

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