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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 6:36 AM EDT May. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has extended the

* Flood Warning for small streams in...
north central Charles City County in east central Virginia...
southwestern New Kent County in east central Virginia...
northeastern Henrico County in central Virginia...
south central Hanover County in central Virginia...

* until 645 am EDT Tuesday

* at 634 am EDT, the river gauge along the Chickahominy river near
Providence Forge reported a stage of 11.1 feet and is falling very
slowly. Flooding begins at 10.0 feet. Farther upstream, river
levels are also falling, but remain elevated due to recent heavy

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Roxbury, Highland Springs, Mechanicsville, Providence Forge,
bottoms bridge, East Highland Park, Glen Allen, chamberlayne,
Mountcastle and Orapax Farms.

Flood waters are moving down the Chickahominy river from around
Mechanicsville to near Providence Forge. The main areas impacted
will be low-lying areas near the river, including secondary roads
near bridges and boat ramps.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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