The James River, swollen and roaring after two days of heavy rain in mid-November, rolls through Richmond. The river reached its highest levels in two decades, cresting near 18 feet on Nov. 13 and 14 in Downtown. Two of the gates in the city’s floodwall were closed for the first time since 1999 to protect Shockoe Bottom.
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Who knew when Richmonders rang in the year 2020 that it would be such a year of tumult?