Storms drop hail, cause flooding in parts of eastern Virginia, NC


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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The National Weather Service Wakefield issued severe weather alerts for parts of eastern Virginia and North Carolina as storms moved through the area Friday evening.

Hail was reported in some areas Friday, including in Edenton and Suffolk. Storms persisted through the evening hours in the area.

There was a Flash Flood Warning for Chesapeake, Currituck County, and Virginia Beach through 12:15 a.m. At 6:50 p.m., officials said Indian Creek Road was closed between Gallbush and Cedarville roads due to flooding. About 2.5 to 4 inches of rain fell in parts of Chesapeake.

A Special Marine Warning was in effect for the James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge and James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel until 9:30 p.m.

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