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Virginia, Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond)

Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:12 AM EDT on May 21, 2018

Expires 6:45 AM EDT on May 22, 2018


The Flood Warning continues for
the James River at Richmond Westham
* until late tonight... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:30 am Monday the stage was 12.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
tonight.
* At 13.0 feet... approximately 20 acres of lowland flooded in
vicinity of gage.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 13.6 feet on
Apr 18 2018.


Lat... Lon 3770 7780 3756 7744 3747 7749 3753 7770
      3760 7785




1112 am EDT Mon may 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the James River at Richmond locks
* until this evening... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:54 am Monday the stage was 8.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
this afternoon.
* At 8.0 feet... minor flooding begins.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 8.7 feet on
April 18 2018.


Lat... Lon 3740 7741 3747 7749 3756 7744 3752 7738





636 am EDT Mon may 21 2018

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has extended the

* Flood Warning for small streams in...
north central Charles City County in east central Virginia...
southwestern New Kent County in east central Virginia...
northeastern Henrico County in central Virginia...
south central Hanover County in central Virginia...

* until 645 am EDT Tuesday

* at 634 am EDT, the river gauge along the Chickahominy river near
Providence Forge reported a stage of 11.1 feet and is falling very
slowly. Flooding begins at 10.0 feet. Farther upstream, river
levels are also falling, but remain elevated due to recent heavy
rain.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Roxbury, Highland Springs, Mechanicsville, Providence Forge,
bottoms bridge, East Highland Park, Glen Allen, chamberlayne,
Mountcastle and Orapax Farms.

Flood waters are moving down the Chickahominy river from around
Mechanicsville to near Providence Forge. The main areas impacted
will be low-lying areas near the river, including secondary roads
near bridges and boat ramps.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 3745 7704 3742 7706 3746 7716 3752 7723
      3755 7730 3758 7738 3761 7743 3767 7746
      3772 7746 3763 7739 3759 7734 3755 7723
      3748 7713


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