Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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WGUS82 KJAX 200152
FLSJAX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
952 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN GEORGIA..
  ALTAMAHA RIVER AT BAXLEY AFFECTING APPLING...TATTNALL...TOOMBS AND
  WAYNE COUNTIES
  ALTAMAHA RIVER AT CHARLOTTE AFFECTING JEFF DAVIS...MONTGOMERY AND
  TOOMBS COUNTIES
  ALTAMAHA RIVER AT EVERETT CITY AFFECTING GLYNN...MCINTOSH AND
  WAYNE COUNTIES

.AT DOCTORTOWN...THE ONLY POINT NOT FORECAST TO FLOOD ON THE
ALTAMAHA...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO 12.7 FEET BY WEDNESDAY
EVENING. FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.

ON THE OCMULGEE RIVER...WHICH FLOWS INTO THE ALTAMAHA...THE RIVER IS
FORECAST TO ONCE AGAIN REACH FLOOD STAGE AT ABBEVILLE ON TUESDAY. AT
LUMBER CITY THE RIVER IS AT 13.8 FEET AND IS EXPECTED TO FALL SLOWLY.
FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET.

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 AHPS UNDER CURRENT
CONDITIONS. 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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952 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE ALTAMAHA RIVER AT BAXLEY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:45 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 77.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 74.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 78.0 FEET BY
  TUESDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT...AT 78.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO AFFECT HOMES IN THE CARTER
  BIGHT AND DAVIS LANDING AREA.
* IMPACT...AT 74.5 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF TIMBER AND AGRICULTURAL
  LAND CAN BE EXPECTED.



&&


               FLD  OBSERVED          7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION       STG  STG  DAY TIME     SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU

ALTAMAHA
  BAXLEY        74  77.0 SAT 09 PM   77.3   77.9   78.0   77.8   77.7

&&


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



$$

GAC161-209-279-210151-
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/CHRG1.1.ER.140419T2050Z.140421T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
952 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE ALTAMAHA RIVER AT CHARLOTTE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:45 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.2 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.0 FEET BY
  MONDAY EVENING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING EXPANDS INTO THE WOODLANDS
  ALONG THE RIVER UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM FROM THE GAGE ON THE U.S.
  HIGHWAY 221 BRIDGE. THE WATER WILL BE ONE TO TWO FEET DEEP OVER
  PORTIONS OF TOWNS BLUFF LANE BY THE BRIDGE. FLOOD WATERS CONTINUE
  TO EXPAND FURTHER INTO SOUTH MONTGOMERY COUNTY AROUND 1.5 MILES
  UPSTREAM FROM THE GAGE. THE WATER WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET DEEP OVER
  LARGE PORTIONS OF THREE RIVERS LANE...ALTAMAHA RIVER ROAD AND OGLE
  SANDBAR ROAD.


&&


               FLD  OBSERVED          7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION       STG  STG  DAY TIME     SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU

ALTAMAHA
  CHARLOTTE     15  15.2 SAT 09 PM   15.5   16.0   16.0   15.9   15.8

&&


LAT...LON 3194 8255 3194 8243 3200 8243 3199 8254



$$

GAC127-191-305-210151-
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/EVRG1.2.ER.140420T1200Z.140425T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
952 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE ALTAMAHA RIVER AT EVERETT CITY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:15 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.8 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  TO RISE TO NEAR 13.7 FEET BY THURSDAY EVENING. ADDITIONAL RISES ARE
  POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO ENCROACH UPON ALTAMAHA PARK
  ROAD AND PENNICK ROAD. PORTIONS OF ALTAMAHA PARK BECOME INUNDATED.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...AGRICULTURAL AND TIMBER LANDS FLOODED. WATER
  BEGINS TO ENCROACH UPON ALTAMAHA PARK.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...RIVER BEGINS COMING OUT OF CHANNEL BANKS
  INUNDATING LOW LYING BOTTOMLANDS.




&&


               FLD  OBSERVED          7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION       STG  STG  DAY TIME     SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU

ALTAMAHA
  EVERETT CIT   12  11.8 SAT 08 PM   12.0   12.2   12.4   12.9   13.5

&&


LAT...LON 3152 8172 3139 8162 3130 8144 3138 8142 3143 8155 3155 8162



$$



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