Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
400 PM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

...The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Georgia...

  North Oconee River near Athens affecting Clarke and Oconee
  Counties


.Recent heavy rainfall has caused significant runoff into streams and
rivers which will cause flooding in some areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

All persons with interests along the river should monitor the latest
forecasts...and be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect
life and property.

The latest stage data was furnished in cooperation with the United
States Geological Survey.

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GAC059-219-210640-
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400 PM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a
* Flood Warning for
  The North Oconee River near Athens.
* From this evening until late tonight.
* At 3 PM Saturday the stage was 18.6 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast to develop.
* Flood stage is 19 feet.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage this afternoon and
  continue rising, reaching to near 19.1 feet by early this evening.
  The river is expected to fall below flood stage later this evening.
* At 19 feet, flood stage is reached with minor flooding in the woodlands
  upstream and downstream from the gage at College Avenue. The water will
  be up to 9 feet deep on portions of the sidewalks along the North Oconee
  River Greenway, mainly from College Avenue upstream to the Clarke County
  line. Portions of the North Oconee River Park off Martin Luther King
  Parkway will be under 3 feet of water. The flood waters will reach the
  bottom of the East Broad Street vehicular and pedestrian bridges and
  county officials may close them.


&&

LAT...LON 3407 8349 3410 8343 3398 8335 3386 8332 3389 8338


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