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Flood Warning

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WGUS42 KFFC 101825
FLWFFC
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
225 PM EDT THU APR 10 2014

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

  OCONEE RIVER NEAR OCONEE AFFECTING JOHNSON...WASHINGTON AND
  WILKINSON COUNTIES


.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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GAC167-303-319-110825-
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/OCNG1.1.ER.140410T1715Z.140411T1200Z.140412T0359Z.NO/
225 PM EDT THU APR 10 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE OCONEE RIVER NEAR OCONEE.
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.
* AT 145 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.1 FEET...AND RISING.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING...AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST TO
  CONTINUE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17 FEET.
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING...REACHING NEAR 17.8 FEET FRIDAY
  MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE FRIDAY
  EVENING.
* BETWEEN 17 AND 18 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OCCURS WITH THE WATER LEVEL
  RISING PAST THE TOP OF THE OLD BALLS FERRY ROAD BOAT RAMP...JUST
  UPSTREAM AND RIGHTBANK FROM THE GEORGIA HIGHWAY 57 BRIDGE. MINOR
  FLOODING OF WOODLANDS NEAR THE RIVER OCCURS AND THE WATER LEVEL
  BEGINS TO FLOOD PORTIONS OF THE DIRT PARKING LOT AREA NEAR THE OLD
  BALLS FERRY ROAD BOAT RAMP.


&&

LAT...LON 3284 8303 3288 8298 3279 8292 3267 8289
      3265 8298 3278 8300

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