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Posted on: August 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] National Weather Service issues a flood advisory until 1:30 p.m. Friday

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Aug. 14, 2020 — The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a flood advisory in poor drainage areas until 1:30 p.m. today. 

Radar indicates heavy rain from thunderstorms, which is expected to cause urban and small stream flooding. Up to an inch of rain has fallen in some areas this morning, according to the NWS. 

Locations that will see flooding include Hampton, Langley AFB, Northampton, Langley View, Messick, Raleigh Terrace and the Plum Tree Island Refuge. 

An additional rain of 1 to 2 inches is expected over the area through noon. 

Hampton’s Office of Emergency Management reminds residents to be cautious and not to drive on roads covered in water of unknown depth. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Drivers should turn around when encountering flooded roads. 

Emergency Management will continue to monitor the forecast and weather. Get more local weather information online.

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