PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Central Virginia still experiencing flooding from Saturday’s rain


At 6 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, city officials were carefully watching the damn at Switft Creek. (Photo: Bryan Carper)

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Central Virginia is still experiencing flooding after yesterday’s heavy rainfall.

Here’s what was happening around the area:

An announcement from the City of Colonial Heights said officials are concerned about the dam at Lakview Park off Lake Ave. They have issued a voluntary evacuaton for residents along Swift Creek at Forestview, Sherwood and Springdale. (Photo: Colonial Heights Gov.)
City officials were carefully watching the dam at Switft Creek on Sunday, Aug. 16. (Photo: Bryan Carper)

A bridge going over Swift Creek at 6 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16. (Video: Bryan Carper)

The area of Swift Creek was still experiencing flooding this morning. (Video: Bryan Carper)

Lakeview Park was completely flooded on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2020. (Photo: Tim Beuter)
Crews at the dam in Lakeview Park on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. (Photo: Tim Beuter)

This video taken by Tim Beuter shows crews at the dam which is still overflowing.


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