Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
957 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia...

  Altamaha River At Baxley affecting Appling...Tattnall...Toombs and
  Wayne Counties
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia..
  Altamaha River At Everett City affecting Glynn...McIntosh and
  Wayne Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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957 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Altamaha River At Baxley.
* until Wednesday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:45 AM Sunday the stage was 76.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 74.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Wednesday early afternoon.
* Impact...At 74.5 feet...Minor flooding of timber and agricultural
  land can be expected.



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               FLD  OBSERVED          7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION       STG  STG  DAY TIME     Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

ALTAMAHA
  Baxley        74  76.9 Sun 10 AM   76.2   75.6   74.7   74.0   73.3


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



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/EVRG1.2.ER.150430T0805Z.150503T1315Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
957 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Altamaha River At Everett City.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:15 AM Sunday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 13.2 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Water begins to encroach upon Altamaha Park
  Road and Pennick Road. Portions of Altamaha Park become inundated.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Agricultural and timber lands flooded. Water
  begins to encroach upon Altamaha Park.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...River begins coming out of channel banks
  inundating low lying bottomlands.




&&


               FLD  OBSERVED          7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION       STG  STG  DAY TIME     Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

ALTAMAHA
  Everett Cit   12  13.2 Sun 09 AM   13.2   13.1   13.0   12.7   12.4


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LAT...LON 3152 8172 3139 8162 3130 8144 3138 8142 3143 8155 3155 8162



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