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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
206 PM EST Wed Dec 7 2022

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia...

  Big Creek near Alpharetta affecting Forsyth and Fulton Counties.

For the Big Creek...including Cumming, Alpharetta, Roswell...Minor
flooding is forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

Additional information is available at weather.gov/atlanta.

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GAC117-121-080715-
/O.CON.KFFC.FL.W.0122.000000T0000Z-221208T1245Z/
/APHG1.1.ER.221206T0555Z.221207T0800Z.221208T0645Z.NO/
206 PM EST Wed Dec 7 2022

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL TOMORROW MORNING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Big Creek near Alpharetta.

* WHEN...Until tomorrow morning.

* IMPACTS...At 8.4 feet, Minor flooding expands along the creek from
  near Cumming to Alpharetta and Roswell. Backyards of homes off
  Seale Drive and Gunter Court and portions of the Golf of Georgia
  begin to flood. The Big Creek Greenway experiences significant
  flooding up to 3 feet deep...which results in closure of most of
  the paths. This especially occurs upstream and downstream from the
  gage on Kimball Bridge Road and Rock Mill Park. A large portion of
  the YMCA Campground off Preston Ridge Road will be under a foot of
  water.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 3:00 AM EST Wednesday the stage was 9.0 feet.
  - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
    ending at 3:00 AM EST Wednesday was 9.0 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
    just after midnight tonight and continue falling to 2.1 feet
    Sunday evening.
  - Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
  - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
    9.1 feet on 04/09/1983.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

&&

LAT...LON 3410 8425 3410 8420 3404 8425 3402 8430
      3404 8433 3407 8427


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