HISTORIC TRIANGLE — The region will be under a flash flood watch from 12 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, through the morning of Friday, June 4.
According to the U.S. National Weather Service, portions of southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina are effected, including York County, Poquoson, Hampton and Newport News. James City County nor the City of Williamsburg appear to be included in the watch.
Residents are advised to expect multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms to begin this afternoon and continue through the night. There is expected to be 1-3 inches of rain, with some areas expecting.
The U.S. National Weather Service advises that low lying areas around creeks, streams, and rivers, as well as those with poor drainage, may become inundated and inaccessible due to possible flood water. Be prepared for flooding of roadways and road closures.
Visit Virginia 511 to find the most up-to-date information regarding regional roadways.
Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation and should be monitored.
To learn more, visit the website for the Wakefield, Va. office of the U.S. National Weather Service. For flood safety tips, click here.
WYDaily will continue to keep you informed on this developing story.
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