Richmond, VA (23260)

3:26 PM EDT on May 25, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Richmond Fan District | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Special Statement

Elev 230 ft 37.55 °N, 77.47 °W | Updated 35 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
73.0 °F
Feels Like 76 °F
N
3.0
Wind Variable Wind from NW

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.47 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4600 ft
Scattered Clouds 6500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 30000 ft
Heat Index 76 °F
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 61%
Rainfall 0.51 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:53 AM 8:20 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR KRIC 251854Z 19009KT 10SM SCT046 SCT065 BKN090 BKN300 24/16 A2946 RMK AO2 SLP979 T02390156
Pressure 29.47 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4600 ft
Scattered Clouds 6500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 30000 ft
Heat Index 76 °F
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 61%
Rainfall 0.51 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:53 AM 8:20 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR KRIC 251854Z 19009KT 10SM SCT046 SCT065 BKN090 BKN300 24/16 A2946 RMK AO2 SLP979 T02390156

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Flood Warning
Issued: 12:51 PM EDT May. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Wakefield VA has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the James River at Richmond Westham.
* From Friday morning to Saturday evening... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 12:30 PM Thursday the stage was 6.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise above flood stage by
tomorrow late morning and continue to rise to near 13.6 feet by
early Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by
Saturday afternoon.
* At 13.0 feet... approximately 20 acres of lowland flooded in
vicinity of gage.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 13.6 feet on
Jan 10 1978.


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


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1251 PM EDT Thu may 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Wakefield VA has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the James River at Richmond locks.
* From Friday afternoon to Saturday evening... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 11:54 am Thursday the stage was 0.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* At 9.0 feet... the ancarrow's boat Landing is closed at this level.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 9.1 feet on may
7 2017.


Lat... Lon 3740 7741 3747 7749 3756 7744 3752 7738





Special Statement
Issued: 3:22 PM EDT May. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm will affect northwestern Chesterfield...
northwestern Henrico and southeastern Hanover counties and the city
of Richmond...

At 322 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Bon Air, moving
northeast at 35 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with
this storm.

This storm will be near...
Bon Air, University of Richmond and bensley around 335 PM EDT.
Downtown Richmond, Virginia commonwealth University and Tuckahoe
around 340 PM EDT.
Richmond and Virginia Union University around 345 PM EDT.
Highland Springs, Lakeside, Laurel and East Highland Park around
350 PM EDT.
Mechanicsville and Glen Allen around 355 PM EDT.
Ashland, Randolph Macon College and Studley around 400 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this storm include Hanover Airport,
Midlothian, Elmont, Longdale, Pocahontas State Park, Solomons Store,
beach, chamberlayne, Atlee and Ashcake.

If you see lightning or hear thunder... you are at risk. Take shelter
indoors immediately. If you cannot find shelter in a building a
vehicle provides safety from lightning.

Strong wind gusts are possible with this storm. These wind gusts are
capable of knocking down tree limbs... small or weakened trees... and
blowing around trash cans... potted plants... lawn furniture and other
light outdoor objects.

Lat... Lon 3755 7768 3757 7765 3757 7764 3758 7763
      3758 7762 3759 7762 3760 7763 3779 7747
      3767 7723 3746 7746 3746 7749 3743 7749
      3734 7759 3744 7777
time... Mot... loc 1922z 215deg 29kt 3745 7763


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