Flood warning in effect for parts of the James River

Posted at 6:23 PM, Feb 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-04 12:38:43-05

Richmond, Va. — Melting snow combined with the heavy rainfall from Wednesday afternoon will create flooding for some sections of the James River.  A flood warning is in effect through Friday.  Saturated ground from the melting snow allowed some of the rainfall to runoff the land into the river.


The Westham location will be near flood stage Friday afternoon before it drops late Friday.

Other rivers in Virginia may see minor flooding.  Click here for the the up-to-the-minute river levels and forecasts.