Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4
000
WGUS41 KAKQ 171451
FLWAKQ
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Wakefield, Va
1051 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...The National Weather Service in Wakefield Va has issued a flood
warning 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 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...


&&

VAC087-760-180251-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.FL.W.0008.180418T1120Z-180419T0100Z/
/RICV2.1.ER.180418T1120Z.180418T1400Z.180418T1900Z.NO/
1051 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

The National Weather Service in Wakefield Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The James River At Richmond Locks.
* from Wednesday morning to Wednesday evening...Or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 09:54 AM Tuesday the stage was 3.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by
  Wednesday morning and continue to rise to near 8.5 feet around
  noon. The river will fall below flood stage by Wednesday
  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 8.5 feet on Apr
18 2007.

&&

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


$$

VAC041-087-760-180251-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.FL.W.0009.180418T0200Z-180419T0748Z/
/RMDV2.1.ER.180418T0200Z.180418T1200Z.180419T0148Z.NO/
1051 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

The National Weather Service in Wakefield Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The James River At Richmond Westham.
* from this evening to late Wednesday night...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 10:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by
  tonight and continue to rise to near 13.2 feet by Wednesday
  morning. The river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow late
  evening.
* At 13.0 feet...Approximately 20 acres of lowland flooded in
  vicinity of gage.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 13.2 feet on
Mar 3 2012.

&&

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

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.