Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
512 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

&&

GAC117-151615-
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/CMGG1.1.ER.140415T0948Z.140415T1000Z.140415T1015Z.UU/
512 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE BIG CREEK NEAR CUMMING.
* FROM EARLY THIS MORNING UNTIL THIS AFTERNOON.
* AT 4 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.6 FEET AND RISING.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6 FEET.
* FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE TO NEAR 6.1 FEET BY EARLY THIS
  MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE MORNING.
* AT 6 FEET...FLOOD STAGE IS REACHED. MINOR FLOODING WILL 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 BEGIN TO FLOOD. THE AREAS UNDER THE GEORGIA 400 HIGHWAY AND
  MCFARLAND ROAD WILL BE COVERED WITH AROUND ONE FOOT OF WATER. A
  PORTION OF THE SIDEWALK UNDER MAJORS ROAD WILL BE COVERED WITH
  AROUND TWO FEET OF WATER.

&&

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

$$



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