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Warnings

flood
Lee County, GA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE KINCHAFOONEE CREEK NEAR 11 E OF DAWSON AT PINEWOOD RD IN LEE
COUNTY.
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO WEDNESDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
CANCELLED.
* AT 9:45 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.8 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW AND
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 15.0 FEET BY TUESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON. THE
RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY 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).
* FROM EARLY THIS MORNING TO MONDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
CANCELLED.
* AT 3:30 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.5 FEET LATE
TONIGHT OR EARLY SATURDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
MONDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING BEGINS. LANGDALE PARK FLOODS.

&&

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

$$

Miller County, GA

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE SPRING CREEK NEAR IRON CITY (CR 16).
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 9:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THIS EVENING AND CREST NEAR
16.85 FEET LATE TONIGHT. THE RIVER IS THEN EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW
FLOOD STAGE ON SUNDAY MORNING.
* 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).
* FROM THIS MORNING TO TUESDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
CANCELLED.
* AT 3:45 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE TO
RISE TO NEAR 15.7 FEET BY THIS EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW
FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
* 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

$$

Echols County, GA

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE ALAPAHA RIVER AT STATENVILLE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 4:15 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 25.9 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 27.0 FEET BY
SUNDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* 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 SAT SUN MON TUE WED

ALAPAHA
STATENVILLE 24 25.9 FRI 04 PM 26.5 27.0 26.8 26.2 25.3


&&


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).
* FROM EARLY THIS MORNING TO MONDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
CANCELLED.
* AT 3:30 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.5 FEET LATE
TONIGHT OR EARLY SATURDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
MONDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING BEGINS. LANGDALE PARK FLOODS.

&&

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).
* FROM THIS MORNING TO TUESDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
CANCELLED.
* AT 3:45 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE TO
RISE TO NEAR 15.7 FEET BY THIS EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW
FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
* 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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE FLINT RIVER AT BAINBRIDGE (US 27).
* FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT TO WEDNESDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING
IS CANCELLED.
* AT 8:45 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.7 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 25.5 FEET BY TUESDAY EVENING. THE RIVER
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.


&&

LAT...LON 3108 8454 3093 8459 3083 8471 3077 8467 3092 8453 3108 8449


$$

Dooly County, GA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE TURKEY CREEK NEAR BYROMVILLE.
* FROM THIS MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 5AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.2 FEET...AND RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* AT 10.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE IS REACHED. MINOR FLOODING OF WOODLANDS
OCCURS UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM FROM THE STREAM GAGE ON GEORGIA
HIGHWAY 90. PORTIONS OF CREEK ACCESS ROADS AND LOW LYING AREAS WILL
BEGIN TO FLOOD.
* THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 10.3 FEET ON DEC 19 2009.


&&

LAT...LON 3229 8385 3225 8380 3218 8387 3210 8391
3210 8398 3220 8394

$$

Seminole County, GA

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE SPRING CREEK NEAR IRON CITY (CR 16).
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 9:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THIS EVENING AND CREST NEAR
16.85 FEET LATE TONIGHT. THE RIVER IS THEN EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW
FLOOD STAGE ON SUNDAY MORNING.
* 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


$$

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