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Active Flood Warnings (As of Mar. 10th)

Southeast Georgia -

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE OGEECHEE RIVER NEAR EDEN.
* AT 8 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* 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.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:15 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.7 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 13.8 FEET BY
  AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* 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.

-Storm Team 3 Meteorologist Matt Devitt

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