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Coastal Low brings breezy and wet conditions

Wakefield, VA – A coastal low lingers offshore today bringing cool temps, clouds, light rain/drizzle, and breezy winds (especially along the coast). In addition, MAJOR coastal flooding is expected today along the Atlantic coast and southern Chesapeake Bay where one of the highest tides in the past decade is possible later today for portions of the Atlantic coast and southern Chesapeake Bay. The highest water levels will likely be with the afternoon high tide today. However, additional flooding will be possible over the next couple of days. Make plans accordingly if you live in an area impacted by tidal flooding as this is expected to be a significant event.

Wind Advisory Issue – October 2, 2022 @ 9:00 pm

Wind Advisory is in effect for the N. Outer Banks & Virginia coast, including the western & southern shores of the Chesapeake Bay, where gusts of 50-55 mph are likely.

Significant Tidal Flooding anticipated – Monday, October 3

⚠️Significant tidal flooding is anticipated for the Virginia Tidewater & Atlantic coast⚠️

Major flooding is likely for Hampton Roads, VA Atlantic coast, & N. Outer Banks during high tide on Monday. Tide levels of this magnitude in SE VA haven’t been seen in the last 10-15 years. See for more info. & the latest tide forecast.

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