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Flash Flood Statement

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1128 PM EDT SUN JUL 20 2014

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TROUP GA-COWETA GA-HEARD GA-
1128 PM EDT SUN JUL 20 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 315 AM EDT FOR
HEARD...SOUTHWESTERN COWETA AND NORTHERN TROUP COUNTIES...

AT 1125 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING OVER THE WARNED
AREA. WHILE THE STORM HAS WEAKENED SIGNIFICANTLY...RAINFALL AMOUNTS
BETWEEN 7 AND 8 INCHES HAVE FALLEN BETWEEN 800 PM...ESPECIALLY TO THE
SOUTHEAST OF FRANKLIN. RUNOFF FROM THE STORMS WILL RESULT IN RAPID
RISES ON AREA CREEKS AND STREAMS EVEN AFTER THE RAIN HAS ENDED. TURN
AROUND DONT DROWN.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO FRANKLIN...
CENTRALHATCHEE AND EPHESUS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE
UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS
SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHERE
YOU ARE RELATIVE TO STREAMS...RIVERS...OR CREEKS WHICH CAN BECOME
KILLERS IN HEAVY RAINS. CAMPERS AND HIKERS SHOULD AVOID STREAMS OR
CREEKS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3343 8487 3307 8486 3305 8523 3342 8529

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