Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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WGUS82 KJAX 280134
834 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia..

  Altamaha River At Baxley affecting Appling...Tattnall...Toombs and
  Wayne Counties


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 under current weather.
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.


834 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Altamaha River At Baxley.
* from Saturday afternoon until further notice...Or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At  7:45 PM Friday the stage was 73.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 74.5 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow early afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 76.0 feet by Wednesday early afternoon.
  additional rises are possible thereafter.
* 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     Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

  Baxley        74  73.5 Fri 08 PM   74.2   75.0   75.5   75.7   75.9


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


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