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  • DCSS schools show slight improvement

    DCSS schools show slight improvement

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:20:59 GMT
    The College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) released today shows DOugherty County Schools improved about four points over last year.The stats show minor gains and losses, and some that wereMore >>
    The College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) released today shows DOugherty County Schools improved about four points over last year.More >>
  • Boston Marathon begins under tight security

    Boston Marathon begins under tight security

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:15:58 GMT
    One year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others, turning a day of athletic triumph into one of tragedy, the Boston Marathon returns to the streets Monday.More >>
    With security tight along the 26.2-mile route, tens of thousands of runners set out from the starting line at the Boston Marathon on Monday in a "Boston Strong" show of resilience a year after the deadly bombing.More >>
  • Men burglarize defunct Holley School

    Men burglarize defunct Holley School

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:36:24 GMT
    Sylvester Police arrested two men for stealing items from a Sylvester school that closed several years ago. Lt. Ronnie Graddy of the Sylvester Police Department says that late Friday afternoon, Lt. TracyMore >>
    Lt. Ronnie Graddy of the Sylvester Police Department says that late Friday afternoon, Lt. Tracy Jones noticed a red pick-up truck backed up to the old Holley Elementary School building, on Carter Road in Sylvester.More >>
  • Americus runner back in Boston

    Americus runner back in Boston

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:06 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:06:25 GMT
    One of the thousands of runners participating in the marathon today comes from Southwest Georgia, Charlene Pennymon. She's returning to Boston to win another title but also give hope to others. @ ThisMore >>
    One of the thousands of runners participating in the marathon today comes from Southwest Georgia, Charlene Pennymon. She's returning to Boston to beat her current record but also give hope to others. More >>
  • Storm clean up is underway at wildlife rehabilitation center

    Storm clean up is underway at wildlife rehabilitation center

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:46:45 GMT
    Storm Clean up is underway at a wildlife rehabilitation center in Thomasville.   Sierra Dorpinghouse is all geared up and ready to help with clean up after Friday's storm damaged several animal cagesMore >>
    Storm Clean up is underway at a wildlife rehabilitation center in Thomasville.   Sierra Dorpinghouse is all geared up and ready to help with clean up after Friday's storm damaged several animal cagesMore >>
  • Register to vote through new phone app

    Register to vote through new phone app

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:37:30 GMT
    The May primaries are just around the corner and tomorrow is the last day you can register to vote. If you don't have time to go to the government center downtown, anyone with a valid driver's licenseMore >>
    The May primaries are just around the corner and tomorrow is the last day you can register to vote.More >>
  • Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

    Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:35:12 GMT
    From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why the saga of...More >>
    From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why the saga of missing...More >>
  • SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:23:30 GMT
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous acts" in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.More >>
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior," while criticism of her own government's handling of the disaster...More >>
  • High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

    High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:33:29 GMT
    Thirty years ago, big media companies failed to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings.More >>
    Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their...More >>
  • 10 things to know for Monday

    10 things to know for Monday

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:24 AM EDT2014-04-21 10:24:54 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:More >>
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:More >>
  • Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

    Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:13:28 GMT
    Tens of thousands gathered for a weekend of Colorado cannabis-themed festivals and entertainment. (Source: MGN) Tens of thousands gathered for a weekend of Colorado cannabis-themed festivals and entertainment. (Source: MGN)
    The 4/20 stoner holiday is going mainstream in Colorado.More >>
    Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the...More >>
  • GOP campaign committee has $31M to hold House

    GOP campaign committee has $31M to hold House

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:13:17 GMT
    The House Republican campaign committee says it raised almost $10 million in March and has $31 million in the bank to defend the GOP's majority.More >>
    The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $10 million in March and has $31.2 million banked to defend the party's majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday.More >>
  • Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

    Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:03:50 GMT
    Former midddleweight boxer Rubin Carter has died. (Source: Flickr) Former midddleweight boxer Rubin Carter has died. (Source: Flickr)
    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76.More >>
    By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many...More >>
  • On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security

    On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security

    Sunday, April 20 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-04-20 23:22:57 GMT
    In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston.More >>
    In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston.More >>
  • Thomasville woman celebrates 100th Birthday

    Thomasville woman celebrates 100th Birthday

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:57:34 GMT
    A Thomasville woman is celebrating her 100th birthday. Irene Manning celebrates her 100th Birthday today. Friends and family threw her a birthday party at Cherokee Lake in Thomasville. Her grandson saysMore >>
    A Thomasville woman is celebrating her 100th birthday. Irene Manning celebrates her 100th Birthday today. Friends and family threw her a birthday party at Cherokee Lake in Thomasville. Her grandson saysMore >>
  • Easter Bunny visits hospitalized children

    Easter Bunny visits hospitalized children

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:52:00 GMT
    The Easter Bunny made an appearance at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital today.   The Dougherty County Police Department partnered with the Easter Bunny Foundation to deliver stuffed Easter Bunnies to childrenMore >>
    The Easter Bunny made an appearance at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital today.   The Dougherty County Police Department partnered with the Easter Bunny Foundation to deliver stuffed Easter Bunnies to childrenMore >>
  • ATC celebrates Arbor Day Monday

    ATC Celebrates Arbor Day Monday

    Sunday, April 20 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-04-20 20:00:13 GMT
    Albany Technical College, a Tree Campus USA, will celebrate Arbor Day on Monday, on the grounds north of the Nathaniel Cross Health Care Technology Building, by planting a tree. George Paul, EnvironmentalMore >>
    Albany Technical College, a Tree Campus USA, will celebrate Arbor Day on Monday, on the grounds north of the Nathaniel Cross Health Care Technology Building, by planting a tree.More >>
  • Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east

    Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east

    Sunday, April 20 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-04-20 17:03:52 GMT
    The Ukrainian and Russian governments are reporting a shootout at a checkpoint set up by pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine that has left one person dead and others hospitalized with gunshot wounds.More >>
    Within hours of an Easter morning shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, Russia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement blaming militant Ukrainian nationalists and Russian state...More >>
  • 4 French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal

    4 French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:53:20 GMT
    Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria have returned home to France.More >>
    Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria returned home Sunday to joyful families, a presidential welcome and questions about how France managed to obtain their freedom from Islamic extremists.More >>
  • Easter morning delivery for space station

    Easter morning delivery for space station

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:51:57 GMT
    Space station astronauts have received a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.More >>
    Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.More >>
  • Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

    Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:32 AM EDT2014-04-20 13:32:48 GMT
    Pope Francis is celebrating Christianity's most joyous day, Easter Sunday, under sunny skies in St. Peter's Square.More >>
    Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the...More >>
  • Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts

    Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:32 AM EDT2014-04-20 12:32:38 GMT
    It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck?More >>
    It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck?More >>
  • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    Sunday, April 20 2014 1:02 AM EDT2014-04-20 05:02:13 GMT
    Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on...More >>
    Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed...More >>
  • NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies

    NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies

    Sunday, April 20 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-04-20 04:13:28 GMT
    John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.More >>
    John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.More >>
  • Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face

    Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face

    Sunday, April 20 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-04-20 04:02:28 GMT
    The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling gear.More >>
    The rescuers moved quickly, minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling gear.More >>
  • Smack down on Cancer at the State Theater

    Smack down on Cancer at the State Theater

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:54:50 GMT
    Wrestlers from all over Georgia and Florida were in town for the Smack Down on Cancer Event at the state theater. More >>
    Wrestlers from all over Georgia and Florida were in town for the Smack Down on Cancer Event at the state theater. More >>
  • Your Week in Viral Videos: Dyed eggs and dead technology

    Your Week in Viral Videos: Dyed eggs and dead technology

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:54:01 GMT
    Easter is Sunday, and you’ve probably dyed a few eggs or know someone who has.More >>
    Easter is Sunday, and you’ve probably dyed a few eggs or know someone who has.More >>
  • Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week

    Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:12:37 GMT
    The search coordination center says an underwater robotic submarine is expected to finish searching a narrowed down area of the Indian Ocean seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane within the next week,...More >>
    A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane continued to dive Sunday after completing about half of its search on the bottom of the Indian Ocean with no luck, prompting an official to express the...More >>
  • Worth Co. announces road closures

    Worth Co. announces road closures

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:07 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:07:40 GMT
    Worth County 911 says parts of Medders Rd is closed. From highway 313 to Meadowwood Rd. because of problems with a pipe. Other road closures include the dirt portion of Thomas Rd. near the creek. PortersMore >>
    Worth County 911 says parts of Medders Rd is closed. From highway 313 to Meadowwood Rd. because of problems with a pipe.  More >>
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  • Boston Marathon begins under tight security

    Boston Marathon begins under tight security

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:15:51 GMT
    For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square...More >>
    With security tight along the 26.2-mile route, tens of thousands of runners set out from the starting line at the Boston Marathon on Monday in a "Boston Strong" show of resilience a year after the deadly bombing.More >>
  • MARATHON WATCH: Fans keep festive spirit on course

    MARATHON WATCH: Fans keep festive spirit on course

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:15:42 GMT
    By The Associated Press Thousands of runners are gathering at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, one year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people...More >>
    By The Associated Press A look at the 118th running of the Boston Marathon.More >>
  • Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

    Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:14:57 GMT
    Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.More >>
    Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.More >>

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Warnings

flood
Lee County, GA

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL WEDNESDAY EVENING...THE FLOOD WARNING
CONTINUES FOR
THE KINCHAFOONEE CREEK NEAR 11 E OF DAWSON AT PINEWOOD RD IN LEE
COUNTY.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 8:45 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 15.4 FEET BY
AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...PRIVATE DWELLING ON THE RIGHT BANK NEAR THE
BRIDGE WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD. SEVERAL HOMES ALONG THE LOWER
KINCHAFOONEE ROAD AREA WILL EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANT FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3184 8434 3174 8426 3162 8420 3162 8415 3180 8419 3192 8434


$$

Lowndes County, GA

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE WITHLACOOCHEE RIVER ABOVE VALDOSTA (SKIPPER BRIDGE RD).
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:30 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.3 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 17.4 FEET BY THIS
AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY EVENING.


&&

LAT...LON 3103 8330 3084 8346 3079 8335 3100 8319


$$

Miller County, GA

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS EVENING...THE FLOOD WARNING
CONTINUES FOR
THE SPRING CREEK NEAR IRON CITY (CR 16).
* UNTIL THIS EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 11:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...SPRING CREEK BEGINS TO OVERFLOW LOW LYING
AREAS.

&&

LAT...LON 3114 8474 3115 8471 3109 8469 3082 8475 3082 8481


$$

Thomas County, GA

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE OCHLOCKONEE RIVER NEAR THOMASVILLE (US 84).
* UNTIL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:45 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
TOMORROW EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...THIS IS CONSIDERED INITIAL FLOOD STAGE.
RIVER ACCESS ROADS AND LOWLANDS ALONG THE RIVER WILL BE FLOODED.

&&

LAT...LON 3104 8396 3091 8406 3069 8432 3068 8422 3092 8394 3104 8388


$$

Wilcox County, GA

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING...THE FLOOD WARNING
CONTINUES FOR
THE OCMULGEE RIVER NEAR ABBEVILLE.
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.
* AT 9 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.2 FEET...AND RISING SLOWLY.
* MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12 FEET.
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 12.5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING.
* AT 13 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF LOWLANDS ADJACENT TO THE RIVER
CONTINUE TO EXPAND INTO THE FLOOD PLAIN. FLOODING OF THE NEARBY
PARK AND PARKING LOT AT THE ABBEVILLE BOAT RAMP ALSO EXPANDS.

&&

LAT...LON 3206 8337 3210 8332 3188 8315 3181 8299
3175 8299 3184 8320

$$

Echols County, GA

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE ALAPAHA RIVER AT STATENVILLE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:30 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 26.2 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE OF 25.9 FEET
BY TOMORROW MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 25.0 FEET...BOAT LAUNCH AND PARK AREA NEXT TO BRIDGE
AFFECTED.
* IMPACT...AT 24.0 FEET...APPROXIMATELY 10 STRUCTURES/RESIDENCES MAY
BECOME ISOLATED BY RISING WATERS NEAR THE COUNTY ROAD 150 BRIDGE IN
HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. SOME HOMES ALONG THE RIVER JUST NORTH OF
STATENVILLE BECOME ISOLATED.



&&


FLD OBSERVED 7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME TUE WED THU FRI SAT

ALAPAHA
STATENVILLE 24 26.2 MON 10 AM 25.9 25.4 25.1 24.8 24.5


&&


LAT...LON 3074 8306 3069 8307 3062 8307 3062 8303 3071 8303 3074 8302



$$

Brooks County, GA

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE WITHLACOOCHEE RIVER ABOVE VALDOSTA (SKIPPER BRIDGE RD).
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:30 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.3 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 17.4 FEET BY THIS
AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY EVENING.


&&

LAT...LON 3103 8330 3084 8346 3079 8335 3100 8319


$$

Grady County, GA

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE OCHLOCKONEE RIVER NEAR THOMASVILLE (US 84).
* UNTIL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:45 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
TOMORROW EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...THIS IS CONSIDERED INITIAL FLOOD STAGE.
RIVER ACCESS ROADS AND LOWLANDS ALONG THE RIVER WILL BE FLOODED.

&&

LAT...LON 3104 8396 3091 8406 3069 8432 3068 8422 3092 8394 3104 8388


$$

Decatur County, GA

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS EVENING...THE FLOOD WARNING
CONTINUES FOR
THE SPRING CREEK NEAR IRON CITY (CR 16).
* UNTIL THIS EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 11:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...SPRING CREEK BEGINS TO OVERFLOW LOW LYING
AREAS.

&&

LAT...LON 3114 8474 3115 8471 3109 8469 3082 8475 3082 8481


$$

Seminole County, GA

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS EVENING...THE FLOOD WARNING
CONTINUES FOR
THE SPRING CREEK NEAR IRON CITY (CR 16).
* UNTIL THIS EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 11:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...SPRING CREEK BEGINS TO OVERFLOW LOW LYING
AREAS.

&&

LAT...LON 3114 8474 3115 8471 3109 8469 3082 8475 3082 8481


$$

Telfair County, GA

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING...THE FLOOD WARNING
CONTINUES FOR
THE OCMULGEE RIVER NEAR ABBEVILLE.
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.
* AT 9 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.2 FEET...AND RISING SLOWLY.
* MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12 FEET.
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 12.5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING.
* AT 13 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF LOWLANDS ADJACENT TO THE RIVER
CONTINUE TO EXPAND INTO THE FLOOD PLAIN. FLOODING OF THE NEARBY
PARK AND PARKING LOT AT THE ABBEVILLE BOAT RAMP ALSO EXPANDS.

&&

LAT...LON 3206 8337 3210 8332 3188 8315 3181 8299
3175 8299 3184 8320

$$

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