ATTN: Impending Weather and Potential for Base Flooding
A tornado watch was issued at 12:42 and valid until 7:00 p.m today, February 6, 2020. A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for a tornado to form in the watch area. Be prepared to take cover on short notice.
Weather forecasts indicate a heavy line of precipitation currently approaching Virginia Beach at 40 MPH. Wind gust this evening will reach 50kts. Consider securing items outside work areas and home. Tie down items that could become missile hazards.
Be alert to flooded roadways. Stay alert to high water and road closures. With periods of moderate to heavy rainfall, the storm has the potential to cause localized road and parking lot flooding on NAS Oceana. Areas historically hit include the traffic circle (Hornet/Tomcat), intersection of 3rd and B, intersection of 3rd and E, intersection of F Ave and 3rd, and the housing area by the golf course.
Stay tuned for updates.