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Flood Warning

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
600 AM EST MON NOV 17 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING CREEK IN GEORGIA...

  BIG CREEK NEAR CUMMING AFFECTING FORSYTH COUNTY

.RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL HAS CAUSED SIGNIFICANT RUNOFF INTO STREAMS AND
RIVERS WHICH WILL CAUSE FLOODING IN SOME AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ALL PERSONS WITH INTERESTS ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS...AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT
LIFE AND PROPERTY.

THE LATEST STAGE DATA WAS FURNISHED IN COOPERATION WITH THE UNITED
STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.

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GAC117-172357-
/O.NEW.KFFC.FL.W.0092.141117T1330Z-141117T2357Z/
/CMGG1.1.ER.141117T1330Z.141117T1600Z.141117T1757Z.UU/
600 AM EST MON NOV 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE BIG CREEK NEAR CUMMING.
* FROM THIS MORNING UNTIL THIS EVENING.
* AT 445 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 4 FEET...AND RISING.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6 FEET.
* FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO NEAR 6.6 FEET BY NOON.THE CREEK WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  BY THIS AFTERNOON.
* AT 7 FEET...MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES TO EXPAND INTO THE NATURAL
  FLOOD PLAIN OF THE CREEK UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM FROM THE GAGE AT
  ATLANTA HIGHWAY OR GEORGIA HIGHWAY 9. LARGE PORTIONS OF THE
  SIDEWALK AND BOARDWALK OF THE BIG CREEK GREENWAY WILL BE FLOODED.
  THE AREAS UNDER THE GEORGIA 400 HIGHWAY AND MCFARLAND ROAD WILL BE
  COVERED WITH AROUND TWO FEET OF WATER. A PORTION OF THE SIDEWALK
  UNDER MAJORS ROAD WILL BE COVERED WITH AROUND 3 FEET OF WATER.

&&

LAT...LON 3418 8424 3417 8420 3411 8419 3410 8420
      3410 8425 3411 8424

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