A Coastal Flood Statement has been issued for the Bayside of the Eastern Shore. According to the National Weather Service in Wakefield, water levels for the bayside in Accomack and Northampton Counties are approaching a minor flood stage. Residents can expect these higher water levels through this afternoon around a hour of the nearest high tides.

Shallow flooding is possible in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. If driving home down necks in low lying areas, be vigilant for standing water. Do no drive through water of unknown depth.