470  
WGUS41 KAKQ 221905  
FLWAKQ  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA  
305 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2020  
 
...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  
FOR THE LOWER JAMES BASIN...INCLUDING RICHMOND LOCKS...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...  
 

 
 
VAC087-760-230705-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.FL.W.0018.200523T1230Z-200525T0000Z/  
/RICV2.1.ER.200523T1230Z.200524T0100Z.200524T1800Z.NO/  
305 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD VA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER AT RICHMOND LOCKS.  
* FROM SATURDAY MORNING TO SUNDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 02:54 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.3 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* AT 9.0 FEET...THE ANCARROW'S BOAT LANDING IS CLOSED AT THIS LEVEL.  
THIS RIVER LEVEL IS COMPARABLE TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 9.1 FEET ON MAY  
7 2017.  
 

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

 
 
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