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Flash Flood Statement

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
506 PM EDT WED JUN 24 2015

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GWINNETT GA-
506 PM EDT WED JUN 24 2015

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

AT 500 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS THAT PRODUCED
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA HAVE DIMINISHED TO WIDESPREAD LIGHT
RAIN. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN FELL BETWEEN 300 PM AND 500 PM EDT.
FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED ON SMALLER CREEKS AND BRANCHES IN CENTRAL
AND SOUTHWEST GWINNETT COUNTY.

THE SWEETWATER CREEK NEAR LILBURN HAS RISEN RAPIDLY TO NEAR 9 FEET.
FLOOD STAGE IS 11 FEET. THE CREEK IS EXPECTED TO CREST NEAR FLOOD
STAGE BY 600 PM EDT. MINOR FLOODING WILL OCCUR IN PORTIONS OF THE
NORTHWOOD COUNTRY CLUB GOLF COURSE UPSTREAM FROM THE GAGE ON CLUB
DRIVE AND IN WOODLAND AREAS DOWNSTREAM FROM THE GAGE.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
LAWRENCEVILLE...DULUTH...SNELLVILLE...SUWANEE...LILBURN...
LOGANVILLE...NORCROSS...GRAYSON...BERKELEY LAKE...MOUNTAIN PARK...
ROSEBUD AND MECHANICSVILLE.

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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