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Watches & Warnings

Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 7:10 PM EDT Sep. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 4 am EDT Thursday...

* location... southeast Virginia locations adjacent to the James River and
tidal tributaries.

* Timing... expect minor flooding within a couple hours either side of high
tide tonight into early Thursday morning.

* Coastal flood impacts... shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable
locations near the Waterfront and shoreline resulting in a low threat of
property damage. Expect around one foot of inundation in low lying,
vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots,
Parks and lawns near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory means 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.



James River at Scotland/Jamestown VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.0 ft, moderate 4.5 ft, major 5.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 ft, moderate 2.3 ft, major 2.8 ft

              total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
             ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/01 am 3.9 1.7 1.5 1 minor
21/01 PM 4.0 1.8 1.4 1 minor
22/01 am 3.7 1.5 1.3 1 minor
22/02 PM 3.8 1.6 1.2 1 minor
23/02 am 3.7 1.5 1.4 1 minor
23/02 PM 3.9 1.7 1.4 1 minor


Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.




Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 7:10 PM EDT Sep. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 4 am EDT Thursday...

* location... southeast Virginia locations adjacent to the James River and
tidal tributaries.

* Timing... expect minor flooding within a couple hours either side of high
tide tonight into early Thursday morning.

* Coastal flood impacts... shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable
locations near the Waterfront and shoreline resulting in a low threat of
property damage. Expect around one foot of inundation in low lying,
vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots,
Parks and lawns near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory means 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.



James River at Scotland/Jamestown VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.0 ft, moderate 4.5 ft, major 5.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 ft, moderate 2.3 ft, major 2.8 ft

              total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
             ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/01 am 3.9 1.7 1.5 1 minor
21/01 PM 4.0 1.8 1.4 1 minor
22/01 am 3.7 1.5 1.3 1 minor
22/02 PM 3.8 1.6 1.2 1 minor
23/02 am 3.7 1.5 1.4 1 minor
23/02 PM 3.9 1.7 1.4 1 minor


Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.