Weather Alerts

Coastal Flood Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Northumberland
  • Lancaster

WESTMORELAND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-
953 PM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

...WATER LEVELS TO APPROACH MINOR FLOOD THRESHOLDS...

* LOCATION...VIRGINIA NORTHERN NECK ALONG THE BAY...POTOMAC RIVER AND
TIDAL TRIBUTARIES.

* TIMING...WITHIN ABOUT 2 HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE UPCOMING HIGH TIDE
CYCLE EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE IN THE MOST VULNERABLE
LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE.

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

LEWISETTA VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 2.0 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
29/04 AM 2.8 1.3 1.1 1 NONE
29/05 PM 2.2 0.7 0.8 1 NONE
30/06 AM 2.6 1.1 0.9 1 NONE
30/06 PM 2.3 0.8 0.9 1 NONE
31/07 AM 2.4 0.9 0.8 1 NONE
31/07 PM 2.0 0.5 0.6 1 NONE

WINDMILL POINT VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.6 FT, MODERATE 2.1 FT, MAJOR 2.6 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
29/02 AM 2.6 1.2 1.1 1 NONE
29/03 PM 2.0 0.6 0.8 1 NONE
30/03 AM 2.2 0.8 0.8 1 NONE
30/04 PM 2.1 0.7 0.9 1 NONE
31/04 AM 2.1 0.7 0.8 1 NONE
31/05 PM 1.8 0.4 0.6 1 NONE

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Hydrologic Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Goochland
  • Cumberland
  • Powhatan

1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
James River At Cartersville
* At 10:45 AM Friday the stage was 18.3 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 18.5 feet this evening
* At 20.0 feet...Minor flooding begins. Overflow onto flood plain
along left bank.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 18.5 feet on
Mar 17 1923.

&&

LAT...LON 3760 7785 3759 7807 3768 7819 3778 7817
3772 7802 3770 7780

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Hydrologic Statement

The following area is affected:

  • Fluvanna

1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
Rivanna River At Palmyra
* At 11:35 AM Friday the stage was 8.1 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 7.7 feet this afternoon

&&

LAT...LON 3799 7830 3781 7814 3775 7820 3790 7839

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Hydrologic Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Cumberland
  • Prince Edward
  • Amelia

1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
Appomattox River Above Farmville
* At 11:35 AM Friday the stage was 11.2 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 10.8 feet this afternoon

&&

LAT...LON 3739 7843 3736 7834 3752 7812 3734 7817
3721 7839 3729 7851

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Hydrologic Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Brunswick
  • Dinwiddie

1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
Nottoway River At Rawlings
* At 11:35 AM Friday the stage was 5.8 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.

&&

LAT...LON 3704 7779 3690 7753 3680 7753 3692 7784
3698 7812 3712 7807

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Hydrologic Statement

The following area is affected:

  • Greensville

1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
Meherrin River At Emporia
* At 11:30 AM Friday the stage was 15.5 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 17.9 feet tomorrow morning

&&

LAT...LON 3659 7739 3664 7748 3666 7757 3674 7756
3671 7746 3661 7732

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Hydrologic Statement

The following area is affected:

  • Sussex

1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
Nottoway River Near Stony Creek
* At 11:30 AM Friday the stage was 8.7 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

&&

LAT...LON 3687 7709 3682 7720 3692 7728 3680 7753
3693 7752 3707 7724

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Hydrologic Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • City of Petersburg
  • Dinwiddie
  • Chesterfield

1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
Appomattox River At Matoaca
* At 10:45 AM Friday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 6.0 feet tomorrow early
afternoon

&&

LAT...LON 3726 7751 3729 7741 3734 7729 3728 7723
3718 7737 3718 7753

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Hydrologic Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Amelia
  • Powhatan
  • Chesterfield

1155 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast information for
Appomattox River At Mattoax
* At 11:30 AM Friday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 15.4 feet tomorrow morning

&&

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

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