Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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WGUS42 KJAX 182034
FLWJAX
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
434 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY FOR THE
FOLLOWING RIVER IN GEORGIA...
  ALAPAHA RIVER AT STATENVILLE AFFECTING ECHOLS COUNTY

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 AHPS UNDER CURRENT
CONDITIONS. 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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434 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE ALAPAHA RIVER AT STATENVILLE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  4:15 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 25.9 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 27.0 FEET BY
  SUNDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT...AT 25.0 FEET...BOAT LAUNCH AND PARK AREA NEXT TO BRIDGE
  AFFECTED.
* IMPACT...AT 24.0 FEET...APPROXIMATELY 10 STRUCTURES/RESIDENCES MAY
  BECOME ISOLATED BY RISING WATERS NEAR THE COUNTY ROAD 150 BRIDGE IN
  HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. SOME HOMES ALONG THE RIVER JUST NORTH OF
  STATENVILLE BECOME ISOLATED.



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               FLD  OBSERVED          7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION       STG  STG  DAY TIME     SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED

ALAPAHA
  STATENVILLE   24  25.9 FRI 04 PM   26.5   27.0   26.8   26.2   25.3


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LAT...LON 3074 8306 3069 8307 3062 8307 3062 8303 3071 8303 3074 8302



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