Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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WGUS82 KFFC 280936
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
436 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia...
  Ocmulgee River near Abbeville affecting Dodge...Telfair and Wilcox
  Counties


GAC091-271-315-282336-
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/ABBG1.1.ER.150301T0600Z.150303T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
436 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ocmulgee River near Abbeville.
* From after midnight tomorrow until further notice.
* At 345 AM Saturday the stage was 11.5 feet...and rising.
* No flooding is presently occurring...however minor flooding is forecast to
  develop.
* Flood stage is 12 feet.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage after midnight Sunday
  morning...then continue to rise reaching near 12.7 feet by early Tuesday
  morning.
* At 10 feet bankfull conditions begin upstream and downstream from the
  gauge at Highway 286 with water beginning to spill out into low-lying areas
  of the flood plain. At 12 feet Flood Stage is reached with minor flooding
  beginning in the lowlands adjacent to the river...the water level reaches
  the top of the Abbeville boat ramp and begins flooding the nearby park. At
  13 feet minor flooding continues to expand into the lowlands adjacent to
  the river and flooding of the nearby park and parking lot at the Abbeville
  boat ramp expands.

&&

LAT...LON 3206 8337 3210 8332 3188 8315 3181 8299
      3175 8299 3184 8320

$$



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