Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD...VA
311 PM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD VA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN VIRGINIA...

  JAMES RIVER AT RICHMOND WESTHAM AFFECTING CHESTERFIELD...CITY OF
  RICHMOND AND HENRICO COUNTIES
FOR THE LOWER JAMES BASIN...INCLUDING RICHMOND WESTHAM...MINOR
FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

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 ICON BENEATH THE
POINT AND CLICK FORECAST MAP.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER UPDATES...


&&

VAC041-087-760-260711-
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311 PM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD VA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE JAMES RIVER AT RICHMOND WESTHAM.
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO SUNDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT 02:30 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AFTER
  MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUES TO RISE TO NEAR 12.5 FEET OVERNIGHT. THE
  RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATER SUNDAY MORNING.
* 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 12.1 FEET ON
JUN 4 1959.

&&

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

$$



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