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Henrico County Division of Fire
Thursday June 4th, 2009 :: 07:55 p.m. EDT

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Flood Watch posted for Henrico County (06/04/09)

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
550 PM EDT THU JUN 4 2009

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
FLUVANNA-LOUISA-PRINCE EDWARD-CUMBERLAND-GOOCHLAND-HANOVER-
CAROLINE-MECKLENBURG-LUNENBURG-NOTTOWAY-AMELIA-POWHATAN-
CHESTERFIELD-HENRICO-KING WILLIAM-KING AND QUEEN-ESSEX-
WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-NEW KENT-MIDDLESEX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOUISA...FARMVILLE...GOOCHLAND...
ASHLAND...SOUTH HILL...CREWE...COLONIAL HEIGHTS...RICHMOND...
TAPPAHANNOCK
550 PM EDT THU JUN 4 2009

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA...EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH
CENTRAL VIRGINIA...THE MIDDLE PENINSULA OF VIRGINIA...THE
NORTHERN NECK OF VIRGINIA AND THE PIEDMONT OF CENTRAL
VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL
VIRGINIA...CAROLINE...CHESTERFIELD...HANOVER AND HENRICO. IN
EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...KING WILLIAM AND NEW KENT. IN SOUTH
CENTRAL VIRGINIA...LUNENBURG...MECKLENBURG AND NOTTOWAY. IN
THE MIDDLE PENINSULA OF VIRGINIA...ESSEX...KING AND QUEEN AND
MIDDLESEX. IN THE NORTHERN NECK OF VIRGINIA...LANCASTER...
NORTHUMBERLAND...RICHMOND AND WESTMORELAND. IN THE PIEDMONT OF
CENTRAL VIRGINIA...AMELIA...CUMBERLAND...FLUVANNA...
GOOCHLAND...LOUISA...POWHATAN AND PRINCE EDWARD.

* THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON

* MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION THIS EVENING AND THROUGH AT LEAST THE
EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS ON FRIDAY.

* AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN DURING THIS TIME...
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...WILL CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR
FLOODING ALONG CREEKS...STREAMS...AND POOR DRAINAGE LOCATIONS IN
THE WATCH AREA...AND POSSIBLY LEAD TO FLOODING OF MAIN STEM RIVERS
LATER ON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

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LEWITSKY/HURLEY

Address/Location
Henrico County Division of Fire
P.O. Box 90775
County of Henrico, VA 23273-0775

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 804-501-4900

Anna McRay
Division of Fire
mcr@co.henrico.va.us
804-501-7183

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