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Active River Flood Warnings (As of March 15th)

Southeast Georgia -

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE OGEECHEE RIVER NEAR EDEN.
* AT 9 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY
  MORNING.
* AT 10.0 FEET...THE DNR BOAT RAMP AT MORGANS BRIDGE IS NO LONGER
  ACCESSIBLE.

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 THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.9 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR 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 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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