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Flood warning in effect for parts of the James River

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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.

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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.