Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS81 KAKQ 272112
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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Wakefield, Va
512 PM EDT Sat May 27 2017

...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 Richmond Locks...Richmond
Westham...Minor flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.

VAC087-760-280912-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-170528T1140Z/
/RICV2.1.ER.170526T2005Z.170527T1230Z.170528T0540Z.NO/
512 PM EDT Sat May 27 2017

...The Flood Warning has been extended until Sunday morning...The
Flood Warning continues for
  The James River At Richmond Locks
* until Sunday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 04:54 PM Saturday the stage was 9.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 9.2 feet by &
  this evening. The river will fall below flood stage after midnight
  tomorrow.
* 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


$$

VAC041-087-760-280911-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-170528T1400Z/
/RMDV2.1.ER.170526T1145Z.170527T1245Z.170528T0800Z.NO/
512 PM EDT Sat May 27 2017

...The Flood Warning has been extended until Sunday morning...The
Flood Warning continues for
  The James River At Richmond Westham
* until Sunday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 04:30 PM Saturday the stage was 13.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early tomorrow.
* At 13.0 feet...Approximately 20 acres of lowland flooded in
  vicinity of gage.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 13.4 feet on
Feb 25 2016.

&&

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

$$



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