Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Wakefield, Va
1125 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

...The Flood Warning continues 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

  Meherrin River At Lawrenceville affecting Brunswick County


For the Lower James Basin...including Bremo Bluff...Richmond Locks...
Richmond Westham...Minor flooding is forecast.For the Chowan Basin...
including Lawrenceville...Minor flooding is forecast.

VAC029-065-261525-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170527T1706Z/
/BREV2.1.ER.170526T0500Z.170526T1800Z.170527T1106Z.NO/
1125 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The James River At Bremo Bluff
* until Saturday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:00 PM Thursday the stage was 17.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 22.3 feet by
  early tomorrow afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Saturday morning.
* At 22.8 feet...Main street flooded to center line of road.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 21.3 feet on
May 6 2017.

&&

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

$$

VAC087-760-261525-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0010.170526T1945Z-170528T0920Z/
/RICV2.1.ER.170526T1945Z.170527T1100Z.170528T0320Z.NO/
1125 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

...The Flood Warning has been extended until late Saturday night...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The James River At Richmond Locks
* from Friday afternoon to late Saturday night...or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 10:54 PM Thursday the stage was 0.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to crest near 10.1 feet Saturday
  afternoon. The river is expected to fall below flood stage
  late Saturday night.
* 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


$$

VAC041-087-760-261525-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0011.170526T1100Z-170528T1124Z/
/RMDV2.1.ER.170526T1100Z.170527T0600Z.170528T0524Z.NO/
1125 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The James River At Richmond Westham
* from Friday morning to Sunday morning...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 10:30 PM Thursday the stage was 7.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.6 feet by
  early Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
  Sunday morning.
* At 15.0 feet...Begin moderate flooding. Residences near gage
  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

$$

VAC025-261525-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0008.170526T0600Z-170527T1825Z/
/LAWV2.1.ER.170526T0600Z.170526T1800Z.170527T1225Z.NO/
1125 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

...The Flood Warning has been extended until Saturday afternoon...The
Flood Warning continues for
  The Meherrin River At Lawrenceville
* until Saturday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:30 PM Thursday the stage was 13.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 17.5 feet by
  tomorrow early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Saturday morning.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 17.4 feet on
Feb 25 2016.

&&

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

$$




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