Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS41 KAKQ 211228
FLWAKQ
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
828 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...The National Weather Service in Wakefield Va has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Virginia...

  James River At Richmond Westham affecting Chesterfield...City of
  Richmond and Henrico Counties
For the Lower James Basin...including 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 ahps link on the
left hand side menu.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio for further updates...


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828 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

The National Weather Service in Wakefield Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for The James River At Richmond Westham from this
  afternoon to late Wednesday night...Or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 07:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 11.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by this
  afternoon and continue to rise to near 12.4 feet by tomorrow
  morning. The river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow evening.
* At 12.0 feet...the flood stage is Minor with flooding along both
  banks...no damage occurs at this level.
* This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 12.4 feet on
  Mar 5 1997.

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

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