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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
820 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia..
  Altamaha River At Baxley affecting Appling...Tattnall...Toombs and
  Wayne Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

All persons with interest along the river should monitor the latest
forecasts...And be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect
life and property. Do not drive cars through flooded areas. If you
see flood waters...Remember to turn around and do not drown.

For graphical hydrologic information...Please go to weather.gov and
click on your state. Select Rivers and Lakes under current weather.
The Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service page provides current and
forecast river information...Gage locations...Impacts... and
historical crest information for all forecast points by clicking on
each point.

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/BAXG1.1.ER.150228T2235Z.150305T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
820 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Altamaha River At Baxley.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:45 PM Saturday the stage was 74.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 74.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 76.2 feet by
  Thursday early afternoon. Additional rises may be possible
  thereafter.
* Impact...At 74.5 feet...Minor flooding of timber and agricultural
  land can be expected.



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               FLD  OBSERVED          7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION       STG  STG  DAY TIME     Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

ALTAMAHA
  Baxley        74  74.6 Sat 08 PM   74.9   75.4   75.6   75.9   76.1

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LAT...LON 3194 8243 3188 8222 3176 8199 3183 8195 3193 8213 3200 8243



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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
1001 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-124-125-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-011045-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
HAMILTON-SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-BAKER-INLAND NASSAU-INLAND DUVAL-UNION-
BRADFORD-CLAY-ST. JOHNS-GILCHRIST-ALACHUA-PUTNAM-FLAGLER-MARION-
COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL DUVAL-COFFEE-JEFF DAVIS-BACON-APPLING-
WAYNE-ATKINSON-WARE-PIERCE-BRANTLEY-INLAND GLYNN-COASTAL GLYNN-
ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-INLAND CAMDEN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
1001 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AND WINDY AT AREA BEACHES THROUGH
TONIGHT...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS INTO
SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST
FLORIDA...SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...LOCAL NOR`EASTER CONDITIONS
WILL PREVAIL IN THE COASTAL COUNTIES TODAY AS STRONG HIGH PRESSURE
EXPANDS SOUTHWARD ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD. WIND SPEEDS ALONG THE
IMMEDIATE COAST NORTH OF ST. AUGUSTINE WILL INCREASE TO 20-25 MPH
WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH...AND WILL PERSIST THROUGH SUNSET BEFORE
GRADUALLY DIMINISHING OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
ARE POSSIBLE IN THE COASTAL COUNTIES AND NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.

STRONG ONSHORE WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS WILL CREATE A HIGH RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES THROUGH TONIGHT. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL OVER THE COASTAL WATERS...WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE TODAY. ROUGH SEAS AND
POUNDING SURF WILL RESULT IN MINOR BEACH EROSION DURING TIMES OF
HIGH TIDE.

MINOR FLOODING WILL BEGIN ALONG THE ALTAMAHA RIVER NEAR BAXLEY
LATER TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

ONSHORE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH ON SUNDAY...BUT ELEVATED SEAS
WILL KEEP SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS IN PLACE THROUGH THE
MORNING HOURS IN THE NEAR SHORE WATERS...AND THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
OFFSHORE. AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST
THROUGH MONDAY. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TOWARDS MIDWEEK WELL IN
ADVANCE OF A COLD FRONT...WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS
POSSIBLE OFFSHORE.

MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE ALTAMAHA RIVER NEAR BAXLEY
THROUGHOUT THE NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN JACKSONVILLE WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV/JAX.

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