Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
929 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

  Altamaha River At Charlotte affecting Jeff Davis...Montgomery and
  Toombs Counties
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia..
  Altamaha River At Baxley affecting Appling...Tattnall...Toombs and
  Wayne Counties

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 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.

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929 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Altamaha River At Baxley.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 76.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 74.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 76.7 feet by
  early Friday morning then begin falling.
* 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     Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun

ALTAMAHA
  Baxley        74  76.0 Tue 09 AM   76.2   76.5   76.7   76.6   76.0


&&


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



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929 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Altamaha River At Charlotte.
* from Wednesday evening to Saturday evening...Or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At  8:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue
  to rise to near 15.4 feet by Thursday evening.the river will fall
  below flood stage by Saturday early afternoon.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Minor flooding continues in the woodlands
  along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on the U.S.
  Highway 221 bridge. The water covers the low portion and entrance
  of Towns Bluff Lane by the bridge. The public boat ramp is under
  two feet of water. Flood waters expand further into south
  Montgomery County around 1.5 miles upstream from the gage. The
  water will be one to two feet deep over portions of Three Rivers
  Lane, Altamaha River Road and Ogle Sandbar Road.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs in the woodlands along
  the river upstream and downstream from the gage on the U.S. Highway
  221 bridge. The water reaches the top of the public boat ramp by
  the bridge. Flood waters expand in low lying areas in south
  Montgomery County around 1.5 miles upstream from the gage. The
  water will begin to cover portions of Three Rivers land, Altamaha
  River Road and Ogle Sandbar Road.





&&


               FLD  OBSERVED          7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION       STG  STG  DAY TIME     Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun

ALTAMAHA
  Charlotte     15  14.0 Tue 09 AM   14.7   15.2   15.4   15.2   14.2


&&


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



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