Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Wakefield, Va
1251 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

...The National Weather Service in Wakefield Va has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Virginia...

  James River At Bremo Bluff affecting Buckingham and Fluvanna
  Counties
  James River At Richmond Locks affecting City of Richmond and
  Henrico Counties
  James River At Richmond Westham affecting Chesterfield...City of
  Richmond and Henrico Counties
For the Lower James Basin...including Bremo Bluff...Richmond Locks...
Richmond Westham...Minor flooding is 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 icon beneath the
point and click forecast map.

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


&&

VAC029-065-260451-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.FL.W.0009.170526T0400Z-170527T1000Z/
/BREV2.1.ER.170526T0500Z.170526T1800Z.170527T0322Z.NO/
1251 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Wakefield Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The James River At Bremo Bluff.
* from late tonight to Saturday morning...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 04:30 AM Thursday the stage was 10.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by after
  midnight tomorrow and continue to rise to near 21.5 feet by
  tomorrow early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage by
  tomorrow late evening.
* At 21.0 feet...Left bank at the gage begins to flood.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 21.4 feet on
Feb 28 1972.

&&

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

$$

VAC087-760-260451-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.FL.W.0010.170526T2100Z-170528T0100Z/
/RICV2.1.ER.170526T2300Z.170527T1100Z.170527T1820Z.NO/
1251 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Wakefield Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The James River At Richmond Locks.
* from Friday afternoon to Saturday evening...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 11:54 AM Thursday the stage was 0.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* At 9.0 feet...The Ancarrow`s Boat Landing is closed at this level.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 9.1 feet on May
7 2017.

&&

LAT...LON  3740 7741 3747 7749 3756 7744 3752 7738


$$

VAC041-087-760-260451-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.FL.W.0011.170526T1400Z-170528T0300Z/
/RMDV2.1.ER.170526T1500Z.170527T0600Z.170527T1930Z.NO/
1251 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Wakefield Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The James River At Richmond Westham.
* from Friday morning to Saturday evening...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 12:30 PM Thursday the stage was 6.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by
  tomorrow late morning and continue to rise to near 13.6 feet by
  early Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by
  Saturday afternoon.
* At 13.0 feet...Approximately 20 acres of lowland flooded in
  vicinity of gage.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 13.6 feet on
Jan 10 1978.

&&

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

$$

MRD



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