565  
WGUS41 KAKQ 011414  
FLWAKQ  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
914 AM EST MON MAR 1 2021  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD VA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN VIRGINIA...  
 
JAMES RIVER AT RICHMOND WESTHAM AFFECTING CITY OF RICHMOND,  
CHESTERFIELD AND HENRICO INDEPENDENT CITIES.  
 
FOR THE LOWER JAMES BASIN...INCLUDING RICHMOND WESTHAM,  
CARTERSVILLE, RICHMOND LOCKS...MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS.  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV.  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED THIS EVENING BY 900 PM EST.  
 

 
 
VAC041-087-760-020215-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.FL.W.0014.210302T0800Z-210303T1500Z/  
/RMDV2.1.ER.210302T0800Z.210302T1800Z.210303T0900Z.NO/  
914 AM EST MON MAR 1 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER AT RICHMOND WESTHAM.  
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 8:30 AM EST MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE LATE  
TONIGHT TO A CREST OF 12.3 FEET EARLY TOMORROW AFTERNOON. IT WILL  
THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET, FLOOD STAGE. MINOR FLOODING ALONG BOTH  
BANKS, NO DAMAGE AT THIS LEVEL.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3770 7780 3756 7744 3747 7748 3753 7770  
3760 7784  
 

 
 
JM  
 
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