897  
WGUS81 KAKQ 191934  
FLSAKQ  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA  
334 PM EDT WED SEP 19 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
VIRGINIA...  
 
JAMES RIVER AT RICHMOND WESTHAM AFFECTING CHESTERFIELD...CITY OF  
RICHMOND AND HENRICO COUNTIES  
 
APPOMATTOX RIVER AT MATTOAX AFFECTING AMELIA...CHESTERFIELD AND  
POWHATAN COUNTIES  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN VIRGINIA..  
 
JAMES RIVER AT RICHMOND LOCKS AFFECTING CITY OF RICHMOND AND  
HENRICO COUNTIES  
 
MEHERRIN RIVER AT LAWRENCEVILLE AFFECTING BRUNSWICK COUNTY  
 
FOR THE LOWER JAMES BASIN...INCLUDING RICHMOND LOCKS...RICHMOND  
WESTHAM...MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.  
FOR THE APPOMATTOX BASIN...INCLUDING MATTOAX...MINOR FLOODING IS  
FORECAST. FOR THE CHOWAN BASIN...INCLUDING LAWRENCEVILLE...MINOR  
FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.  
 
VAC087-760-200734-  
/O.CON.KAKQ.FL.W.0035.000000T0000Z-180920T1330Z/  
/RICV2.1.ER.180918T1851Z.180919T0918Z.180920T0730Z.NO/  
334 PM EDT WED SEP 19 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER AT RICHMOND LOCKS  
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 02:54 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.1 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CREST AT 10.99 FT AROUND 6AM WEDNESDAY AND  
WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY THURSDAY  
MORNING.  
* AT 11.0 FEET...WATER IS ENTERING DOCK STREET.  
 
THIS RIVER LEVEL IS COMPARABLE TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 10.9 FEET ON  
MAY 20 2018.  
 

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

 
 
VAC041-087-760-200734-  
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0036.000000T0000Z-180920T1200Z/  
/RMDV2.2.ER.180918T1342Z.180919T0945Z.180920T0600Z.NO/  
334 PM EDT WED SEP 19 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER AT RICHMOND WESTHAM  
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 02:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.2 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED AT 15.1 FT AROUND 5AM WEDNESDAY AND  
WILL CONTINUE TO FALL, DROPPING BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY  
THURSDAY MORNING.  
* AT 15.0 FEET...BEGIN MODERATE FLOODING. RESIDENCES NEAR GAGE  
THREATENED WITH SOME DRIVEWAYS UNDER ONE TO ONE AND A HALF FEET OF  
WATER.  
 
THIS RIVER LEVEL IS COMPARABLE TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 15.4 FEET  
ON FEB 12 2018.  
 

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

 
 
VAC007-041-145-200734-  
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-180922T0045Z/  
/MTXV2.1.ER.180918T0245Z.180918T0915Z.180921T1845Z.NO/  
334 PM EDT WED SEP 19 2018  
   
..THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING
 
THE  
FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE APPOMATTOX RIVER AT MATTOAX  
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 02:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.8 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 21.5 FEET BY  
EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE FRIDAY  
EARLY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 21.0 FEET...AGRICULTURAL AND PASTURE LAND FLOODED.  
 
THIS RIVER LEVEL IS COMPARABLE TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 21.0 FEET ON  
JAN 21 2013.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3721 7776 3743 7802 3742 7814 3751 7812  
3752 7791 3733 7767  
 

 
 
VAC025-200734-  
/O.CON.KAKQ.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-180921T0651Z/  
/LAWV2.1.ER.180918T1613Z.180920T0600Z.180921T0051Z.NO/  
334 PM EDT WED SEP 19 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MEHERRIN RIVER AT LAWRENCEVILLE  
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 02:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 22.3 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 24.0 FEET BY  
AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE  
TOMORROW EVENING.  
THIS RIVER LEVEL IS COMPARABLE TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 22.5 FEET ON  
OCT 10 2016.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3683 7802 3676 7756 3666 7757 3668 7783  
3666 7793 3672 7803  
 

 
 
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