568  
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  
 

 
 
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