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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Wicomico County Wind Advisory Continues Aug. 29

Weather alertTuesday, August 29, 5:30 p.m.

SALISBURY, MD---The National Weather Service (NWS) has lifted its flood advisories for the Lower Eastern Shore and surrounding areas.

The heaviest rain associated with the current storm system is expected to end by 6 p.m. Total rainfall has been two inches or less, the NWS said. A wind advisory continues until midnight. Sustained winds of 25-30 mph are forecasted, with gusts up to 40 mph. Travel advisories also remain in effect, and power outages are possible.

Please continue to follow the media for any updates. For the latest about the weather online, visit the National Weather Service website at www.nws.noaa.gov and the Weather Channel at www.weather.com.

 

Tuesday, August 29, 11:45 a.m.

SALISBURY, MD---The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch through this evening for the Lower Eastern Shore, including Wicomico County.

Rainfall amounts of two to three inches are likely, with locally higher amounts exceeding four inches, especially east of Route 13, the NWS said.

The NWS also has extended its wind advisory for Wicomico County and surrounding areas until midnight as Tropical Storm Irma creates nor’easter-like conditions throughout the region.

Sustained winds of 25-30 mph are expected, with gusts up to 40 mph. Travel advisories remain in effect, and power outages are possible.

Please continue to follow the media for updates, and check the SU website and Facebook and Twitter accounts for information about any disruptions in University operations, should they occur.

For the latest about the weather online, visit the National Weather Service website at www.nws.noaa.gov and the Weather Channel at www.weather.com.

 

Monday, August 28, 4:30 p.m.

SALISBURY, MD---The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a wind advisory and hazardous weather outlook in Wicomico County and surrounding areas from 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Tuesday, August 29, in connection with Tropical Storm Irma.

A wind advisory is issued when winds of 35 mph or higher are expected.

Showers are predicted to travel through the area, ending by late Tuesday evening. Tidal flooding is possible in areas along the Chesapeake Bay, the NWS said. Sustained winds up to 19 mph are forecasted in the morning, increasing to as much as 28 mph by the afternoon, with gusts up to 45 mph.

Strong winds may make travel hazardous. Please exert extra caution during this period, especially as winds may result in damage to trees and power lines, and subsequent potential power outages.

Those traveling off campus should monitor the weather and any bridge or road closures, and make sure others know of their estimated time of arrival.

Please follow the media for updates, and check the SU website and Facebook and Twitter accounts for updates about any disruptions in University operations, should they occur.

For the latest on the weather online, visit the National Weather Service website at www.nws.noaa.gov and the Weather Channel at www.weather.com.


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