Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
948 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

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

&&

GAC021-153-169-207-289-191548-
/O.NEW.KFFC.FL.W.0025.150420T0600Z-150422T1800Z/
/MACG1.1.ER.150420T0600Z.150421T0600Z.150422T1200Z.NO/
948 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a
* Flood Warning for
  The Ocmulgee River near Macon.
* From late Sunday night until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 9 PM Saturday the stage was 16.8 feet...and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by early Monday morning and
  continue to rise to near 19.0 feet by early Tuesday morning.the
  river will fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning.
* At 19.0 feet...Minor flooding continues. The Macon Greenway
  Ocmulgee Heritage Trail will begin to flood in areas just north of
  the Martin Luther King Boulevard bridge. The public should not use
  this portion of the trail. In addition...the lowest sections of the
  Charles Jones Gateway Park will flood. Portions of agricultural
  lands well downstream will be under two feet of water.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 19.0 feet on Mar 19 1956.


&&

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

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