Atlanta Weather

Severe Weather

Current Watches and Warnings

More Maps

Virginia, Chesapeake

Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:51 PM EDT on May 05, 2016

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 06, 2016


... Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until 2 am EDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...
which is in effect until 2 am EDT Friday.

* Location: western shore of the Chesapeake Bay... including tidal
rivers from Southside Hampton Roads through the peninsulas.

* Timing: widespread minor flooding is expected with the high tide
cycle late this evening into early Friday morning. A few
locations may briefly approach moderate flood thresholds.

* Impacts: inundation of water in and near low-lying coastal areas could lead
to Road closures and flooding of property... especially with the high tide
cycle tonight into early Friday morning.

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.

Windmill Point VA
minor 3.0 ft, moderate 3.5 ft, major 4.0 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/11 PM 3.3 1.6 1.7 3 minor
   06/12 PM 2.8 1.3 1.5 1-2 minor
   07/12 am 2.7 1.7 1.0 1 none
   07/12 PM 2.2 1.3 0.9 1 none
   08/12 am 2.3 1.7 0.6 1 none
   08/01 PM 1.9 1.3 0.6 1-2 none

Mobjack Bay VA
minor 4.0 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 5.5 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/09 PM 5.0 3.3 1.7 3 moderate
   06/09 am 4.3 2.8 1.5 2 minor
   06/10 PM 4.3 3.3 1.0 1 minor
   07/10 am 3.6 2.8 0.8 1 none
   07/11 PM 3.9 3.3 0.6 1 none
   08/11 am 3.2 2.8 0.4 1 none

Yorktown 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/09 PM 4.9 3.2 1.7 3 minor
   06/09 am 4.3 2.8 1.5 2 minor
   06/10 PM 4.3 3.3 1.0 1 minor
   07/10 am 3.6 2.8 0.8 1 none
   07/11 PM 3.9 3.3 0.6 1 none
   08/11 am 3.1 2.7 0.4 1-2 none

James River at Scotland/Jamestown VA
minor 3.5 ft, moderate 4.5 ft, major 5.0 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   06/12 am 4.5 2.7 1.8 1 moderate
   06/12 PM 3.7 2.2 1.5 1 minor
   07/01 am 3.8 2.8 1.0 1 minor
   07/01 PM 3.0 2.2 0.8 1 none
   08/01 am 3.2 2.8 0.4 1 none

Sewells Point VA
minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.5 ft, major 6.5 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/09 PM 5.3 3.4 1.9 3 minor
   06/10 am 4.3 2.9 1.4 2 minor
   06/10 PM 4.5 3.5 1.0 1 minor
   07/10 am 3.7 2.9 0.8 1 none
   07/11 PM 4.1 3.5 0.6 1 none
   08/11 am 3.3 2.9 0.4 1-2 none


Fort Monroe VA
minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.5 ft, major 6.5 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/09 PM 5.3 3.4 1.9 3 minor
   06/10 am 4.3 2.9 1.4 1-2 minor
   06/10 PM 4.5 3.5 1.0 1 minor
   07/10 am 3.7 2.9 0.8 1 none
   07/11 PM 4.1 3.5 0.6 1 minor
   08/11 am 3.3 2.9 0.4 1 none




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Wind Advisory
Alaska - Special Statement
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
California - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory
Delaware - Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
District of Columbia - Coastal Flood Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Georgia - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Public Information Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Coastal Flood Advisory
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Advisory
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Record Report
Minnesota - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning
Montana - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Nevada - Wind Advisory , Special Statement
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
New York - Coastal Flood Advisory
North Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
North Dakota - Fire Weather Warning
Ohio - Record Report
Oklahoma - Public Information Statement
Oregon - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Coastal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Watch

More From CBS Atlanta

Taz Goes Big With A New Daily Show!
92-9 The Game Play By Play

Watch & Listen