Tropical Storm Ida to affect our neighborhood : UPDATE

This update is as of 8:00 AM, Monday, August 30, 2021.

Tropical Storm Ida is projected to reach our neighborhood late Wednesday, Sep 1, as a tropical depression with maximum winds of 39 MPH and rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches..  The storm is projected to leave our neighborhood Thursday morning, Sep 2.

The following projection maps were posted by the National Hurricane Center at 7:00 AM, Monday, August 30.

Arrival Time of Storm

cone graphic

Projected rainfall amounts — 2 to 4 inches for our neighborhood

[Image of WPC QPF U.S. rainfall potential]

Flash flooding danger — 10% Slight for our neighborhood

[Image of WPC Flash Flooding/Excessive Rainfall Outlook]

The National Weather Service, Wakefield VA issued the following advisory at 4:41 AM, Monday, August 30.

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
441 AM EDT Mon Aug 30 2021

Dorchester-Wicomico-Somerset-Inland Worcester-Maryland Beaches-
Northampton-Hertford-Gates-Pasquotank-Camden-Western Currituck-
Bertie-Chowan-Perquimans-Eastern Currituck-Fluvanna-Prince Edward-
Dinwiddie-Prince George-Charles City-New Kent-Gloucester-Middlesex-
Mathews-Greensville-Sussex-Surry-James City-Southampton-
Isle of Wight-Norfolk/Portsmouth-Suffolk-Chesapeake-Virginia Beach-
Accomack-Western Louisa-Eastern Louisa-Western Hanover-
Eastern Hanover-Western Chesterfield-
Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights)-
Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond)-Eastern Henrico-
Western King William-Eastern King William-Western King and Queen-
Eastern King and Queen-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-York-Newport News-
441 AM EDT Mon Aug 30 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, northeast
North Carolina, central Virginia, east central Virginia, eastern
Virginia, north central Virginia, south central Virginia and
southeast Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

The remnants of Tropical Cyclone Ida will impact the region on
Wednesday. Showers and thunderstorms associated with this system
could produce some instances of flash flooding, especially across the
Piedmont. Isolated severe storms will also be possible.
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