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Latest update on flood forecasts

Here are the current readings and forecast from the National Weather Service.

At 8:00 p.m. Wednesday the Flint River in Albany was above 31 feet with an expected crest just shy of 33 feet Friday night.

At 7:45 p.m. In Newton, the river was above 29 feet and is forecast to reach 35.3 feet Monday. The level in Bainbridge was above 27 feet and will clime to 31 and a half feet by Monday.

Also at 7:45 p.m. in Lee County, the Kinchafoonee was above 15 feet and expected to reach 18.1 feet Friday.

The National Weather Service said Wednesday at 7:45 p.m., the Muckalee was at about 10 and a half feet and expected to rise to 13.1 feet by Saturday, but local officials believe that gauge is off.

They believe the actual level is about 4-feet higher.

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