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Active Flood Warnings (As of Mar. 13th)

Southeast Georgia -

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE OGEECHEE RIVER NEAR EDEN.
* AT 8 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE
  SUNDAY MORNING.
* AT 10.0 FEET...THE DNR BOAT RAMP AT MORGANS BRIDGE IS NO LONGER
  ACCESSIBLE.

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...THE FLOOD
WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE ALTAMAHA RIVER AT EVERETT CITY.
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:15 PM WEDNESDAY 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 BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  SATURDAY EVENING.
* 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.

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