Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
826 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

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

  Ocmulgee River near Macon affecting Bibb...Houston...Jones...
  Monroe and Twiggs Counties

  Oconee River near Oconee affecting Johnson...Washington and
  Wilkinson Counties


GAC021-153-169-207-289-220226-
/O.EXT.KFFC.FL.W.0025.000000T0000Z-150423T0900Z/
/MACG1.1.ER.150419T0745Z.150421T0545Z.150423T0300Z.NO/
826 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...Flood Warning extended until late Wednesday night...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Ocmulgee River near Macon.
* Until late Wednesday night.
* At 8AM Tuesday the stage was 20.9 feet...and
  falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Wednesday
  late evening.
* At 21.0 feet...Minor flooding expands. An increasing amount of the
  Macon GreenWay Ocmulgee Heritage Trail floods north of the Martin
  Luther King Boulevard bridge. The flood waters will be up to two
  feet deep on portions of the trail and both banks overflow upstream
  from the bridge. Large portions of agricultural lands east of Macon
  and well downstream will be under 1 to 4 feet of water.



&&

LAT...LON 3290 8372 3293 8367 3282 8356 3266 8353
      3263 8359 3274 8363

$$

GAC167-303-319-220226-
/O.EXT.KFFC.FL.W.0030.150422T0200Z-150423T0712Z/
/OCNG1.1.ER.150422T0200Z.150422T0600Z.150423T0112Z.NO/
826 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...Flood Warning extended until late Wednesday night...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Oconee River near Oconee.
* From tonight until late Wednesday night.
* At 745AM Tuesday the stage was 15.9 feet...and
  rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near 17.2 feet by after midnight Wednesday.The river will fall
  below flood stage by Wednesday late evening.
* At 17.0 feet...Flood stage is reached. The water level reaches the
  top of the Old Balls Ferry Road boat ramp...just upstream and
  rightbank from the Georgia Highway 57 bridge. Minor flooding of
  woodlands near the river occurs.


&&

LAT...LON 3284 8303 3288 8298 3279 8292 3267 8289
      3265 8298 3278 8300

$$




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