Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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WGUS82 KJAX 281356
856 AM EST SAT FEB 28 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.


856 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Altamaha River At Baxley.
* from this evening until further notice...Or until the warning is
* At  8:45 AM Saturday the stage was 74.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 74.5 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 76.0 feet by Thursday morning. 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     Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

  Baxley        74  74.2 Sat 09 AM   74.8   75.3   75.5   75.7   76.0


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


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