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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Hanover (VAC085) Virginia Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flood Warning Flood Warning - Hanover (Virginia)


Updated:Tue 22-May-18 05:59am EDT
Effective:Tue 22-May-18 07:32am EDT
Expires:Wed 23-May-18 03:00am EDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Hanover; Henrico; New Kent
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: 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 PM EDT Tuesday
* At 555 AM EDT, water levels have crested on the Chickahominy River, but flooding continues especially in Providence Forge with many roadways still closed. The gauge at Providence Forge was reporting a level of 10.1 feet, just slightly above the flood stage of 10.0 feet. Conditions are expected to slowly improve through today, but drivers are encouraged to avoid flooded roadways and heed all road closed signs.
* 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.
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone VAC085