874  
WGUS51 KAKQ 052049  
FFWAKQ  
VAC087-760-060000-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.FF.W.0020.220805T2049Z-220806T0000Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
449 PM EDT FRI AUG 5 2022  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL HENRICO COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF RICHMOND IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 800 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 449 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 0.5 AND 1.5 INCHES OF  
RAIN HAVE FALLEN. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE  
POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED  
TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN  
AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS  
OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW-LYING AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
RICHMOND, DOWNTOWN RICHMOND, VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY,  
VIRGINIA UNION UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, BON AIR,  
TUCKAHOE, LAKESIDE, BENSLEY, EAST HIGHLAND PARK, DUMBARTON, ROSLYN  
HILLS, MONTROSE AND RICHMOND HEIGHTS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS AND DO NOT DRIVE ON FLOODED ROADS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3760 7746 3753 7737 3743 7740 3744 7742  
3745 7742 3746 7744 3746 7746 3750 7752  
3753 7753 3753 7754 3754 7756 3753 7758  
3753 7759 3754 7760 3755 7760 3756 7765  
3757 7763 3758 7763  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
 

 
 
TG  
 
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