Emergency management officials release Flint River flood update

Emergency management officials release Flint River flood update
Rainwater is slowly going away.
Rainwater is slowly going away.
So far there is no prediction of heavy rain.
So far there is no prediction of heavy rain.
Director Ron Rowe
Director Ron Rowe

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Dougherty County Emergency Management officials observe that things may be getting better for the Flint River. Friday they checked all roads affected by floodwater, due to the raining on Thursday night.

EMA Director Ron Rowe said the rainwater is going away however, officials are still watching the Flint very closely.

EMA officials don't think there will be any major impact in the next couple of days.

"We don't foresee in the prediction any major rain or anything of that nature coming," said Director Rowe. "So the impact that we have right now is pretty close to what we're going to have.

Although rain is not expected for the next couple of days, Director Rowe said the water may still take time to recede.

If you have questions about flooding in the Albany area, city officials are on standby to help. You can call the Albany Dougherty Emergency Operations Center at (229) 483-6226 or (229) 483-6227.

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