Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS81 KAKQ 070410
FLSAKQ
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1110 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

For the Lower James Basin...including Bremo Bluff...Richmond
Westham...Minor flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.

For the Chowan Basin...including Lawrenceville...no flooding is
observed or forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please use extreme caution if venturing near riverbanks. Move to
higher ground immediately should rising water threaten your safety.

Graphical forecast information is available on the internet at
www.weather.gov/akq.  Click on the Rivers and lakes ahps link on the
left hand side menu.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio for further updates...


&&

VAC029-065-071600-
/O.CON.KAKQ.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150307T1600Z/
/BREV2.1.ER.150306T1930Z.150307T0300Z.150307T1000Z.NO/
1110 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The James River At Bremo Bluff
* until Saturday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 PM Friday the stage was 19.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has crested and will continue to fall to below
  flood stage by early Saturday morning.
* At 19.0 feet...Flood stage -- minor flooding begins
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 19.2 feet on
Sep 10 2004.

&&

LAT...LON  3779 7840 3778 7817 3768 7819 3763 7825
      3771 7846

$$

VAC041-087-760-071610-
/O.CON.KAKQ.FL.W.0002.150307T0500Z-150308T0300Z/
/RMDV2.1.ER.150307T0500Z.150307T1200Z.150307T2100Z.NO/
1110 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The James River At Richmond Westham
* until Saturday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:30 PM Friday the stage was 11.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.4 feet by
  Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday
  afternoon.
* At 12.0 feet...Flood stage. Minor flooding along both banks, no
  damage at this level.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 12.6 feet on
Jan 18 2013.

&&

LAT...LON  3770 7780 3756 7744 3747 7749 3753 7770
      3760 7785

$$

VAC025-070440-
/O.CAN.KAKQ.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150307T1200Z/
/LAWV2.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1110 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Meherrin River At Lawrenceville
* At 10:30 PM Friday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river crested below flood stage at 15.0 feet. The
  river will continue to fall to 11.3 feet by Saturday evening.
* At 15.0 feet...Pasture land north of the river, downstream of the
  gage, begins to flood.

&&

LAT...LON  3683 7802 3676 7756 3666 7757 3668 7783
      3666 7793 3672 7803

$$



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