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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:08 PM EDT May. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... The Flood Warning has been extended until Monday afternoon...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Appomattox river at Matoaca
* until Monday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 08:45 PM Saturday the stage was 9.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 10.8 feet by
tomorrow early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
Monday morning.
* At 10.0 feet... minor flooding begins. Canal begins to overflow
along the right bank.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 11.3 feet on
Dec 26 2015.


Lat... Lon 3726 7751 3729 7741 3734 7729 3728 7723
      3718 7737 3718 7753




1008 PM EDT Sat may 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Appomattox river at Mattoax
* from Sunday afternoon until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 09:30 PM Saturday the stage was 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage by tomorrow early
afternoon and continue to rise to near 24.6 feet by Tuesday
evening. Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* At 25.0 feet... agricultural and some secondary roads flooded.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 25.2 feet on
Dec 27 2015.


Lat... Lon 3721 7776 3743 7802 3742 7814 3751 7812
      3752 7791 3733 7767




1008 PM EDT Sat may 19 2018

... The Flood Warning has been extended until late Monday night...
the Flood Warning continues for
the James River at Richmond Westham
* until late Monday night... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 09:30 PM Saturday the stage was 13.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 15.2 feet by
tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Monday
evening.
* 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 13.6 feet on
Apr 18 2018.


Lat... Lon 3770 7780 3756 7744 3747 7749 3753 7770
      3760 7785