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National Weather Service releases flood warning updates

The National Weather Service has release updated flood warnings  for the Flint and Kinchafoonee. The National Weather Service has release updated flood warnings for the Flint and Kinchafoonee.

The National Weather service in Tallahassee released updated flood warnings for the Flint and Kinchafoonee.

The warning for the Flint in Albany is until Friday morning. At 10:15 a.m. Sunday the stage was 28.1 feet.

Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.

Flood stage is 26 feet. Currently the river is forecast to rise to about 31.7 feet by Tuesday evening and then fall below flood stage by early Friday morning.

The impact of the levels at 31 feet are; Highland Avenue and some cottages at Lovers Lane Road at Lake Chehaw will see some flooding.

The flood warning also continues for the Flint River at Newton (SR 37).

At 9:45 a.m. Sunday the stage was at 20.2 feet.

Moderate flooding is forecast and flood stage is at 24 feet.

The forecast is that the Flint in this area will rise above flood stage after midnight Monday and continue to rise to near 36.1 feet by Thursday morning.

The impact of the levels reaching 31 feet is that flooding will affect homes and many yards in the area.

The flood warning also continues for the Flint River at Bainbridge (US 27).

At 9:45 a.m. Sunday the stage was at 23 feet. 

Moderate flooding is forecast for the area. Flood stage is 25 feet.

Currently it is forecast that the levels will rise above flood stage by Monday morning and continue to rise near 29.5 feet by early Friday morning.

The impact of levels of 29.7 feet in the area is that flood waters will reach the elevation of the docks at the asphalt company and the Flint River Grain Mull in the West Bainbridge area.

The flood warning also continues for the Kinchafoonee Creek in Lee County. The gauge is on Pinewood Rd. which is about 5 miles north of Leesburg.

The flood warning for this area has been extended until Thursday afternoon.

At 10:15 a.m. Sunday the stage was at 18.8 feet.

Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast for the area. Flood stage is at 13 feet. 

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