Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS41 KAKQ 261555
FLWAKQ
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Wakefield, Va
1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

...Observed flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in Virginia...
...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in Virginia...
  James River At Bremo Bluff affecting Buckingham and Fluvanna
  Counties

For the Lower James Basin...including Bremo Bluff...Moderate
flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.

For the Chowan Basin...including Emporia...Lawrenceville... Rawlings...Sebrell...Stony Creek...Franklin...Minor flooding is
occurring and is expected to continue.

For the Appomattox Basin...including Farmville...Mattoax...Matoaca...
no flooding is observed or 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...


&&

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1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

...Observed flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The James River At Bremo Bluff
* until Saturday afternoon...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:35 AM Friday the stage was 23.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.5 feet by late
  this afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow late
  morning.
* At 23.0 feet...Moderate flooding begins.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 23.3 feet on
May 30 1973.

&&

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

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1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
  James River At Cartersville
* At 10:45 AM Friday the stage was 18.3 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 18.5 feet this evening
* At 20.0 feet...Minor flooding begins. Overflow onto flood plain
  along left bank.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 18.5 feet on
Mar 17 1923.

&&

LAT...LON  3760 7785 3759 7807 3768 7819 3778 7817
      3772 7802 3770 7780

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VAC087-760-270354-
/O.CON.KAKQ.FL.W.0010.170526T2045Z-170528T0900Z/
/RICV2.1.ER.170526T2045Z.170527T1300Z.170528T0300Z.NO/
1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
 The James River At Richmond Locks
* from this afternoon to late Saturday night...Or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 10:54 AM Friday the stage was 6.7 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 9.8 feet on Jan
16 2005.

&&

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


$$

VAC041-087-760-270354-
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/RMDV2.1.ER.170526T1145Z.170527T0600Z.170528T0400Z.NO/
1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
 The James River At Richmond Westham
* until Sunday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:30 AM Friday the stage was 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.4 feet by
  after midnight tomorrow. 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 14.4 feet on
May 20 2003.

&&

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

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1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
  Meherrin River At Emporia
* At 11:30 AM Friday the stage was 15.5 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 17.9 feet tomorrow morning


&&

LAT...LON  3659 7739 3664 7748 3666 7757 3674 7756
      3671 7746 3661 7732

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VAC025-270354-
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/LAWV2.1.ER.170526T0845Z.170527T0000Z.170527T0820Z.NO/
1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
 The Meherrin River At Lawrenceville
* until Saturday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:30 AM Friday the stage was 16.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.7 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage early tomorrow.
* At 15.0 feet...Pasture land north of the river, downstream of the
  gage, begins to flood.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 16.7 feet on
Jul 25 1997.

&&

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

$$

VAC025-053-270354-
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/RAWV2.N.UU.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
  Nottoway River At Rawlings
* At 11:35 AM Friday the stage was 5.8 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.


&&

LAT...LON  3704 7779 3690 7753 3680 7753 3692 7784
      3698 7812 3712 7807

$$

VAC175-270354-
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/SEBV2.N.UU.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
  Nottoway River At Sebrell
* At 11:15 AM Friday the stage was 11.3 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 11.6 feet tomorrow early
  afternoon


&&

LAT...LON  3672 7720 3682 7720 3687 7709 3664 7695
      3660 7702

$$

VAC183-270354-
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/STYV2.N.UU.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
  Nottoway River Near Stony Creek
* At 11:30 AM Friday the stage was 8.7 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.


&&

LAT...LON  3687 7709 3682 7720 3692 7728 3680 7753
      3693 7752 3707 7724

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1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
  Blackwater River Above Franklin
* At 10:45 AM Friday the stage was 5.8 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.8 feet.


&&

LAT...LON  3673 7698 3686 7692 3689 7685 3686 7680
      3670 7687 3661 7685 3661 7700

$$

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1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
  Appomattox River Above Farmville
* At 11:35 AM Friday the stage was 11.2 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 10.8 feet this afternoon


&&

LAT...LON  3739 7843 3736 7834 3752 7812 3734 7817
      3721 7839 3729 7851

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VAC007-041-145-270354-
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1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
  Appomattox River At Mattoax
* At 11:30 AM Friday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 15.4 feet tomorrow morning


&&

LAT...LON  3721 7776 3743 7802 3742 7814 3751 7812
      3752 7791 3733 7767

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VAC041-053-730-270354-
/O.ROU.KAKQ.HY.S.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
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1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
  Appomattox River At Matoaca
* At 10:45 AM Friday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 6.0 feet tomorrow early
  afternoon


&&

LAT...LON  3726 7751 3729 7741 3734 7729 3728 7723
      3718 7737 3718 7753

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VAC065-270354-
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1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
  Rivanna River At Palmyra
* At 11:35 AM Friday the stage was 8.1 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 7.7 feet this afternoon


&&

LAT...LON  3799 7830 3781 7814 3775 7820 3790 7839


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1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
  Cashie River Near Windsor
* At 11:15 AM Friday the stage was 4.5 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.


&&

LAT...LON  3610 7712 3610 7695 3595 7684 3593 7693


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