Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
428 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

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

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

  Ocmulgee River near Abbeville affecting Dodge...Telfair and Wilcox
  Counties

  Oconee River near Oconee affecting Johnson...Washington and
  Wilkinson Counties


GAC021-153-169-207-289-062328-
/O.EXT.KFFC.FL.W.0041.000000T0000Z-160207T0130Z/
/MACG1.1.ER.160205T0950Z.160205T2200Z.160206T1930Z.NO/
428 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...Flood Warning extended until this evening...

  For the Ocmulgee River near Macon.
* Until this evening.
* At 330 AM Saturday the stage was 18.6 feet...and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring...and minor flooding is forecast to
  continue.
* Flood stage is 18 feet.
* The river will continue to fall...dropping below flood stage this
  afternoon.
* Between 18 and 19 feet...Minor flooding occurs along the river
  upstream and downstream from the gage at U.S. Highway 80...or
  Martin Luther King Boulevard. Portions of the Ocmulgee Riverwalk
  and the agricultural lands well downstream will be under at least
  a foot of water...and the lowest sections of the Charles Jones
  Gateway Park may be flooded.


&&

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

$$

GAC091-271-315-062328-
/O.EXT.KFFC.FL.W.0052.160206T0912Z-000000T0000Z/
/ABBG1.1.ER.160206T0700Z.160211T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
428 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...Flood Warning extended until further notice...

  For the Ocmulgee River near Abbeville.
* Until further notice.
* At 345 AM Saturday the stage was 12.1 feet...and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring...and minor flooding is forecast to
  continue.
* Flood stage is 12 feet.
* At 12 feet...Flood Stage is reached with minor flooding of the
  lowlands adjacent to the river. The water level reaches the top
  of the Abbeville boat ramp and also begins to flood the nearby
  park.

  At 13 feet...Minor flooding of the lowlands adjacent to the
  river expands further into the flood plain. Flooding of the
  nearby park and parking lot at the Abbeville boat ramp also
  expands.


&&

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

$$

GAC167-303-319-062327-
/O.CON.KFFC.FL.W.0043.160206T1200Z-160207T1630Z/
/OCNG1.1.ER.160206T1200Z.160207T0000Z.160207T1030Z.NO/
428 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Oconee River near Oconee.
* From this morning until Sunday morning.
* At 4 AM Saturday the stage was 16.6 feet...and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast to develop.
* Flood stage is 17 feet.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage this morning and
  continue rising...reaching near 17.4 feet by early this evening.
  The river is expected to fall below flood stage Sunday morning.
* At 17 feet...Flood stage is reached. The water level reaches the
  top of the Old Balls Ferry Road boat ramp...just upstream and
  rightbank from the Georgia Highway 57 bridge...and minor flooding
  of the woodlands near the river occurs.


&&

LAT...LON 3284 8303 3288 8298 3279 8292 3267 8289
      3265 8298 3278 8300

$$



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