Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
625 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia...

  Ocmulgee River near Macon affecting Bibb, Houston, Jones,
  Monroe and Twiggs Counties


GAC021-153-169-207-289-240125-
/O.EXT.KFFC.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-170125T0417Z/
/MACG1.1.ER.170123T0618Z.170123T1800Z.170124T2217Z.NO/
625 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ocmulgee River near Macon.
* Until Tuesday evening.
* At 530 AM Monday the stage was 19 feet...and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring, and minor flooding is forecast to
  continue.
* Flood stage is 18 feet.
* The river will continue rising, reaching near 19.5 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday afternoon.
* At 19 feet, minor flooding continues with The Macon Greenway
  Ocmulgee Heritage Trail beginning to flood in areas just north of
  the Martin Luther King Boulevard bridge. The public should not use
  this portion of the trail. In addition, the lowest sections of the
  Charles Jones Gateway Park will flood and portions of the
  agricultural lands well downstream will be under up to two feet of
  water.

  At 20 feet, minor flooding expands with an increasing amount of the
  Macon Greenway Ocmulgee Heritage Trail flooded north of the Martin
  Luther King Boulevard bridge. The flood waters will be around one
  foot deep on portions of the trail and both banks overflow upstream
  from the bridge. Large portions of agricultural lands well
  downstream will be under up to three feet of water.


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LAT...LON 3290 8372 3293 8367 3282 8356 3266 8353
      3263 8359 3274 8363

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