Sounds like things are rough down in the Northern Neck. PDS warning for "flash flood emergency"
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
952 PM EDT THU OCT 11 2018
...FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR MIDDLESEX, KING AND QUEEN,
NORTHUMBERLAND, RICHMOND, WESTMORELAND, KING WILLIAM, LANCASTER,
AND ESSEX COUNTIES...
The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for...
Northwestern Middlesex County in eastern Virginia...
King and Queen County in east central Virginia...
Northwestern Northumberland County in eastern Virginia...
Richmond County in east central Virginia...
Westmoreland County in east central Virginia...
Central King William County in east central Virginia...
Northwestern Lancaster County in eastern Virginia...
Essex County in east central Virginia...
* Until 345 AM EDT.
* At 947 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated gauges indicated heavy
rain across the warned area. Three to five inches of rain have
fallen, and an additional two to four inches are possible. Flash
flooding is occurring with water rescues reported in Richmond
This is a FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR Middlesex, King and Queen,
Northumberland, Richmond, Westmoreland, King William, Lancaster, and
Essex Counties. This is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK
HIGHER GROUND NOW!
* Some locations that will experience dangerous flooding include...
King William, West Point, Tappahannock, Warsaw, Montross,
Champlain, Saint Stephens Church, Robley, King And Queen Court
House, Callao, Center Cross, Kinsale, Morattico, Heathsville,
Farnham, Haynesville, Jamaica, Millers Tavern, Newland and Coles
Move to higher ground now. This is an extremely dangerous and
life-threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are
fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
Please report flooding by calling 757-899-2415, posting to the NWS
Wakefield Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSWAKEFIELDVA.