379  
WGUS41 KAKQ 161232  
FLWAKQ  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA  
832 AM EDT TUE APR 16 2019  
 
...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 ICON BENEATH THE  
POINT AND CLICK FORECAST MAP.  
 
STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER UPDATES...  
 

 
 
VAC041-087-760-170031-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.FL.W.0015.190416T1500Z-190417T0051Z/  
/RMDV2.1.ER.190416T1500Z.190416T1800Z.190416T1851Z.NO/  
832 AM EDT TUE APR 16 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD VA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER AT RICHMOND WESTHAM.  
* UNTIL THIS EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 07:30 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.7 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO RISE THIS MORNING TO NEAR  
12.1 BY EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL THEN FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE BY LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 12.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE. MINOR FLOODING ALONG BOTH BANKS, NO  
DAMAGE AT THIS LEVEL.  
THIS RIVER LEVEL IS COMPARABLE TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 12.2 FEET ON  
APR 22 2015.  
 

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

 
 
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