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Flash Flood Statement

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WGUS72 KFFC 242229
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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
629 PM EDT WED JUN 24 2015

GAC135-250145-
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GWINNETT GA-
629 PM EDT WED JUN 24 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 945 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHERN GWINNETT COUNTY...

AT 621 PM EDT...ONLY PATCHY LIGHT RAIN CONTINUES ACROSS THE WARNED
AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN FELL BETWEEN 300 PM AND 500 PM EDT.
SOME FLASH FLOODING HAS OCCURRED ON SMALLER CREEKS AND DRAINAGE
BRANCHES IN THE PLEASANT HILL AND LILBURN AREAS. THIS FLOODING
TEMPORARILY IMPACTED SOME ROADS AND HIGHWAYS BUT THE HIGH WATER
IS RECEDING.

THE SWEETWATER CREEK NEAR LILBURN CREST AT 10.4 FEET AT 600 PM EDT.
FLOOD STAGE IS 11 FEET. THE CREEK WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGHOUT
THE EVENING. MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN PORTIONS OF THE
NORTHWOOD COUNTRY CLUB GOLF COURSE UPSTREAM FROM THE GAGE ON CLUB
DRIVE AND IN WOODLAND AREAS DOWNSTREAM FROM THE GAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

IF YOU SEE SIGNIFICANT FLOODING CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
TOLL FREE AT 1 8 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 OR TWEET US YOUR REPORT AT
NWSATLANTA.

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LAT...LON 3388 8386 3375 8403 3377 8406 3378 8408
      3380 8410 3381 8412 3383 8413 3393 8426
      3403 8415 3403 8401

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