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Bainbridge is happy to see the Flint is falling

Bainbridge, January 6, 2016 Bainbridge, January 6, 2016
The Bainbridge "Flood Pole" The Bainbridge "Flood Pole"
BAINBRIDGE, GA (WALB) -

In their Wednesday update, Bainbridge officials noted that the National Weather Service says that the Flint River was at 29.8 feet, and will begin falling to 29 feet by Thursday morning.

The river reached a high of 30.2 feet on Monday, January 4, and maintained that level on Tuesday

Emergency Management officials expected the river level to start going down Monday night. 

As of Monday night, they were patrolling homes in low lying areas Riverbend Road slough landing road and the Flint River heights road at the south end of Rivervale were blocked off.

Citizens with questions regarding flood preparedness should contact Decatur County Emergency Management at 229-248-3869.

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