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River Flood Warning Update (Early Wednesday July 17)

The Flood Warning Continues For

  The Ohoopee River Near Reidsville.

* At 8 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 14.3 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 11.0 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Occurring.

* Forecast...The River Will Continue To Fall.

* At 14.0 Feet...Flooding Of Several Riverside Unimproved Roads And

  Some Agricultural Land Occurs.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For

  The Edisto River Near Givhans Ferry.

* At 8 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 14.1 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 10.0 Feet.

* Moderate Flooding Is Occurring.

* Forecast...The River Will Rise To Near 14.3 Feet By Early Wednesday

  Afternoon Then Begin A Slow Fall.

* At 14.2 Feet...Numerous Homes Along Happiness Lane Are Flooded.

  Water Covers Most Of Hideaway Lane.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For

  The Savannah River At Burtons Ferry.

* At 8 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 18.8 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 15.0 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Occurring.

* Forecast...The River Will Continue Rising To Near 18.8 Feet By

  Early Sunday Afternoon.  Additional Rises May Be Possible

  Thereafter.

* At 18.2 Feet...The Picnic Area At Stoney Bluff Landing Becomes

  Flooded. Access To The House At The End Of Stoney Bluff Landing

  Road Is Limited.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For

  The Savannah River Near Clyo.

* At 8 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 17.6 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 11.0 Feet.

* Moderate Flooding Is Occurring.

* Forecast...The River Will Rise To Near 17.8 Feet By Wednesday

  Morning Then Begin A Slow Fall.

* At 18.0 Feet...Several Homes Off Arrowhead Court Near Stokes Bluff

  Landing Are Impacted.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For

  The Canoochee River Near Claxton.

* At 8 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 11.4 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 11.0 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Occurring.

* Forecast...The River Is Expected To Drop Below Flood Stage Late

  Thursday Morning.

* At 11.0 Feet...Several Homes Along Parker Springs Road In Canoochee

  Properties Become Flooded.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For

  The Ogeechee River Near Eden.

* At 8 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 14.6 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 9.0 Feet.

* Moderate Flooding Is Occurring.

* Forecast...The River Will Rise To Near 14.8 Feet By Wednesday

  Morning Then Begin A Slow Fall.

* At 14.0 Feet...Homes Near The End Of Dashers Landing Road Near Eden

  Become Flooded.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For
  The Satilla River At Atkinson.
* Until Further Notice...Or Until The Warning Is Cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 15.0 Feet.
* Minor Flooding Is Occurring And Minor Flooding Is Forecast.
* Flood Stage Is 13.0 Feet.
* Forecast...The River Will Continue To Fall To A Stage Of 14.8 Feet
  By Thursday Morning.
* Impact...At 14.0 Feet...River Rock Road Begins To Experience
  Flooding Across The Road.
* Impact...At 13.0 Feet...Warner Landing...Louis Landing And Secondary
  Roads Around Koa Campgrounds Begin To Flood.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For
  The Altamaha River At Baxley.
* Until Further Notice...Or Until The Warning Is Cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 77.2 Feet.
* Minor Flooding Is Occurring And Minor Flooding Is Forecast.
* Flood Stage Is 74.5 Feet.
* Forecast...The River Will Continue Rising To Near 78.1 Feet By
  Early Friday Morning 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 Oconee River Near Mount Vernon.
* Until Wednesday Afternoon.
* At 6 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 16.1 Feet...And
  Falling.
* Minor Flooding Will Continue.
* Flood Stage Is 16 Feet.
* At 16 Feet...Flood Stage Is Reached. The Flood Plain Becomes
  Flooded. These Conditions Affect Mainly Grazing Land And
  Timberlands. Flood Waters Reach Top Of Boat Ramp On Wheeler County
  Side Of Oconee River.
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