Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1016 AM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  DADE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT

* AT 1000 AM EDT...LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED
  FLASH FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN OVER THE WARNED AREA.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO TRENTON

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PORTIONS OF DADE COUNTY HAVE RECEIVED 2.5 TO 3 INCHES OF
RAINFALL...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...SINCE LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
LOCAL OFFICIALS INDICATE THAT IN ADDITION TO LOOKOUT CREEK AT NEW
ENGLAND BEING OUT OF ITS BANKS...SEVERAL AREA ROADS REMAIN CLOSED
DUE TO FLOOD WATERS.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 0.5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON.

AT 10 AM EDT LOOKOUT CREEK AT NEW ENGLAND WAS AT 15.5 FEET AND WAS
NEARLY STEADY. THE CREEK WILL SLOWLY FALL THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON...THEN IS EXPECTED TO DROP TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DO NOT DROWN.
IF YOU SEE SIGNIFICANT FLOODING CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
TOLL FREE AT 1 8 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 OR TWEET US YOUR REPORT AT
NWSATLANTA.

&&

LAT...LON 3499 8536 3498 8536 3484 8545 3477 8545
      3465 8552 3466 8555 3468 8556 3498 8561
      3499 8547

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