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Flood Warnings In Effect (Ogeechee, Altamaha Rivers)

Southeast Georgia -

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE OGEECHEE RIVER NEAR EDEN.
* AT 9 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.1 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 11.3 FEET BY
  FRIDAY MORNING.  ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* AT 12.0 FEET...THE BOTTOM FLOOR OF SEVERAL HOMES AT MORGANS BRIDGE
  BEGIN TO FLOOD. THE BOAT RAMP AND CAMPGROUND ALONG DASHERS LANDING
  ROAD NEAR EDEN ARE IMPACTED.

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE ALTAMAHA RIVER AT BAXLEY.
* FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING
  IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:45 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 74.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 74.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 75.2 FEET BY THURSDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 74.5 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF TIMBER AND AGRICULTURAL
  LAND CAN BE EXPECTED.

 

-Storm Team 3 Meteorologist Matt Devitt

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