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Major Heat Wave Out West; Flash Flooding in the Mid-Atlantic

A major heat wave will consume much of the Western U.S. over the next week with dangerously hot temperatures. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are currently in effect. Also, low humidity and dry thunderstorm potential are adding to the fire danger across the Great Basin and Northwest. Meanwhile, a system is producing heavy rain and flash flood concerns in the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

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Forecasts for Bay and River Gauges - Numbers in Parentheses Denote Minor, Moderate, Severe Flood Levels
Cambridge MD (3.5', 4.0', 4.5') Bishops Head MD (3.25', 3.75', 4.25')
Crisfield, MD (3.5', 4.0', 5.0') Saxis VA (4.5', 5.0', 6.0')
Dahlgren VA (3.5', 5.0', 6.0') Lewisetta VA (3.0', 3.5', 4.0')
Windmill Point VA (3.0', 3.5', 4.0') Bayford VA (3.0', 3.5', 4.5')
Ware River Near Schley, VA (4.5', 5.5', 6.5') Yorktown USCG VA (4.5', 5.0', 5.5')
Fort Monroe VA (4.5', 5.0', 5.5') Sewells Point VA (4.5', 5.5', 6.5')
Kiptopeke VA (4.5', 5.0', 5.5') Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel VA (5.0', 5.5', 6.0')
Jamestown VA (4.0', 4.5', 5.0')  
 
Forecasts for Ocean/Coastal Gauges - Numbers in Parentheses Denote Minor, Moderate, Severe Flood Levels
Ocean City MD (4.0', 5.0', 6.0') Chincoteague VA (4.5', 5.0', 6.0')
Wachapreague VA (6.5', 7.5', 8.0') Oyster VA (7.0', 7.5', 8.5')
Duck, NC (5.5', 6.0', 6.5') Chowan River (Waterfront Park), NC (2.0', 3.0', 4.0')

 

Pasquotank River (Elizabeth City), NC (1.8', 2.5', 3.5')