Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1045 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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CRISP GA-
1045 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 AM EDT SATURDAY FOR
AREAS AROUND SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS ACROSS CRISP COUNTY...

AT 1045 PM EDT... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADARS ESTIMATED THAT 2.5
TO 3.0 INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN OVER MUCH OF CRISP COUNTY OVER THE
PAST 24 HOURS. ANOTHER ONE HALF TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH OF RAIN
IS POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT AND MINOR FLOODING IS LIKELY.

SOME STREAMS AND CREEKS AFFECTED INCLUDE... GUM... CEDAR...
LIMESTONE... DEEP AND LIME. SEVERAL ROADS NEAR THESE CREEKS
WILL HAVE SHALLOW FLOODING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IT IS VERY DIFFICULT AT NIGHT TO TELL HOW MUCH
WATER IS ON ROADS.

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH...ON FOOT OR IN AN
AUTOMOBILE. DO NOT DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES...MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR
IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER
BEGINS RISING.

IF YOU SEE SIGNIFICANT FLOODING...WAIT UNTIL AFTER THE STORM HAS
PASSED...AND THEN CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOLL FREE AT 1 8
6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6. YOU CAN ALSO TWEET YOUR REPORT USING HASHTAG GAWX.

&&

LAT...LON 3183 8388 3184 8394 3185 8395 3190 8394
      3193 8392 3203 8396 3203 8361 3181 8361
      3180 8362 3180 8380

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