Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS81 KAKQ 271201
FLSAKQ
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Wakefield, Va
801 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Virginia...

  James River At Bremo Bluff affecting Buckingham and Fluvanna
  Counties

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Virginia..

  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 occurring and is expected to
continue.

VAC029-065-271231-
/O.CAN.KAKQ.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170527T1700Z/
/BREV2.2.ER.170526T0543Z.170526T1535Z.170527T1051Z.NO/
801 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The James River At Bremo Bluff
* At 07:30 AM Saturday the stage was 18.3 feet.
* Fell below flood stage this morning.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 14.9 feet by early
   this evening.

&&

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

$$

VAC087-760-280001-
/O.CON.KAKQ.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-170528T0800Z/
/RICV2.1.ER.170526T2005Z.170527T1054Z.170528T0200Z.NO/
801 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The James River At Richmond Locks
* until late tonight...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 06:54 AM Saturday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall to below flood stage by
  tonight.
* At 11.0 feet...Water is entering Dock Street.
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


$$

VAC041-087-760-280001-
/O.CON.KAKQ.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-170528T0900Z/
/RMDV2.1.ER.170526T1145Z.170527T1130Z.170528T0300Z.NO/
801 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The James River At Richmond Westham
* until late tonight...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 07:30 AM Saturday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will near crest this morning and will fall
to below flood stage by tonight.
* At 15.0 feet...residences near gage are threatened with some
driveways under one to one and a half feet of water.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 13.4 feet on
Feb 25 2016.

&&

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

$$



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