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Flood Warnings Active (As of Feb 25th)

Southeast Georgia -

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE OGEECHEE RIVER NEAR EDEN.
* AT 9 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 12.1 FEET BY
  WEDNESDAY EVENING.  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 EVERETT CITY.
* FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING
  IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:15 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.7 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 14.5 FEET BY FRIDAY EVENING. ADDITIONAL
  RISES ARE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* 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.

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE ALTAMAHA RIVER AT BAXLEY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:45 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 76.4 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 74.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 78.4 FEET BY
  THURSDAY EVENING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT...AT 78.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO AFFECT HOMES IN THE CARTER
  BIGHT AND DAVIS LANDING AREA.
* IMPACT...AT 74.5 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF TIMBER AND AGRICULTURAL
  LAND CAN BE EXPECTED.



THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE OHOOPEE RIVER NEAR REIDSVILLE.
* AT 8 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 19.4 FEET BY THURSDAY
  MORNING THEN BEGIN A SLOW FALL.
* AT 19.0 FEET...THE ACCESS ROAD INTO THE JOY BLUFF COMMUNITY IS
  COVERED WITH 1.5 FEET OF WATER.

- Storm Team 3 Meteorologist Matt Devitt

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