Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Wakefield, Va
950 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

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

  Appomattox River Above Farmville affecting Amelia...Cumberland and
  Prince Edward 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

  Appomattox River At Mattoax affecting Amelia...Chesterfield and
  Powhatan Counties

  Appomattox River At Matoaca affecting Chesterfield...City of
  Petersburg and Dinwiddie Counties

  Meherrin River At Emporia affecting City of Emporia...Greensville
  and Southampton Counties

  Meherrin River At Lawrenceville affecting Brunswick County

  Nottoway River Near Stony Creek affecting Sussex County


For the Lower James Basin...including Richmond Locks...Richmond
Westham...Minor flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.For
the Appomattox Basin...including Farmville...Mattoax...Matoaca...
Minor flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.For the
Chowan Basin...including Emporia...Lawrenceville...Stony Creek...
Minor flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.

VAC087-760-211349-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-180522T0300Z/
/RICV2.1.ER.180519T2312Z.180520T1530Z.180521T2100Z.NO/
950 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...The Flood Warning has been extended until Monday evening...The
Flood Warning continues for
  The James River At Richmond Locks
* until Monday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 08:54 PM Sunday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will gradually fall to near 9.0 feet
  overnight. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
  afternoon.
* At 9.0 feet...The Ancarrow`s Boat Landing is closed at this level.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 8.7 feet on Apr
18 2018.

&&

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


$$

VAC041-087-760-211349-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-180522T1300Z/
/RMDV2.1.ER.180519T1909Z.180520T1445Z.180522T0700Z.NO/
950 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...The Flood Warning has been extended until Tuesday morning...The
Flood Warning continues for
  The James River At Richmond Westham
* until Tuesday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 08:30 PM Sunday the stage was 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Tuesday 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 13.6 feet on
Apr 18 2018.

&&

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

$$

VAC007-049-147-210220-
/O.CAN.KAKQ.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-180521T0800Z/
/FRMV2.2.ER.180519T0405Z.180520T0110Z.180521T0200Z.NO/
950 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Appomattox River Above Farmville
* At 09:35 PM Sunday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall overnight.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 14.5 feet on
Feb 25 2016.

&&

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

$$

VAC007-041-145-211349-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0023.180522T0600Z-180524T0530Z/
/MTXV2.1.ER.180522T0600Z.180523T0600Z.180523T2330Z.NO/
950 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Appomattox River At Mattoax
* from late Monday night to late Wednesday night...or until the
  warning is cancelled.
* At 08:30 PM Sunday the stage was 18.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.5 feet by
  early Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Wednesday evening.
* At 25.0 feet...Agricultural and some secondary roads flooded.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 25.2 feet on
Dec 27 2015.

&&

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

$$

VAC041-053-730-211349-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-180521T1600Z/
/MTCV2.1.ER.180520T1007Z.180520T1945Z.180521T1000Z.NO/
950 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...The Flood Warning has been extended until Monday afternoon...The
Flood Warning continues for
  The Appomattox River At Matoaca
* until Monday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 08:45 PM Sunday the stage was 10.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow morning.
* At 10.0 feet...Minor flooding begins. Canal begins to overflow
  along the right bank.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 11.3 feet on
Dec 26 2015.

&&

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

$$

VAC081-175-595-211349-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-180522T1330Z/
/EPOV2.1.ER.180520T1703Z.180521T1200Z.180522T0730Z.NO/
950 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Meherrin River At Emporia
* until Tuesday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 08:30 PM Sunday the stage was 24.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 24.6 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
  morning.
* At 25.0 feet...Homes on Center St between Cleveland Ave and Monroe
  St are inundated. Homes along Meherrin Park Rd begin to flood and
  the ball fields in the EGRA park are flooded.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 23.4 feet on
Dec 26 2015.

&&

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

$$

VAC025-211349-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-180522T1842Z/
/LAWV2.2.ER.180519T0013Z.180520T0845Z.180522T1242Z.NO/
950 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...The Flood Warning has been extended until Tuesday afternoon...The
Flood Warning continues for
  The Meherrin River At Lawrenceville
* until Tuesday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 08:30 PM Sunday the stage was 24.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Tuesday morning.
* At 29.0 feet...Water flows over the Gholson Bridge on Iron
  Bridge Rd.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 25.1 feet on
Dec 25 2015.

&&

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

$$

VAC183-211349-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-180522T1334Z/
/STYV2.1.ER.180520T1200Z.180521T1200Z.180522T0734Z.NO/
950 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Nottoway River Near Stony Creek
* until Tuesday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 09:30 PM Sunday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.9 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
  morning.
* At 16.0 feet...Lowlands on the righthandside upstream of the gage
  begin to flood.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 15.8 feet on
Oct 10 2016.

&&

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

$$




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