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River Flood Warning Update (Early Wednesday August 21)

The Flood Warning Continues For The Edisto River Near Givhans Ferry.

* At 3 Am Wednesday The Stage Was 11.8 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 10.0 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Occurring And Moderate Flooding Is Forecast.

* Forecast...The River Will Continue Rising To Near 12.2 Feet By

  Early Friday Morning. Additional Rises May Be Possible

  Thereafter.

* At 12.0 Feet...Most Homes On Happiness Lane Are Accessible Only By

  Boat.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For The Savannah River Near Clyo.

* At 9 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 13.4 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 11.0 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Occurring.

* Forecast...The River Will Continue Rising To Near 14.4 Feet By

  Early Monday Morning.  Additional Rises May Be Possible Thereafter.

* At 14.5 Feet...The Bottom Floor Of Several Riverfront Homes Along

  Tom Goethe Road Begins To Flood.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For The Ogeechee River Near Midville.

* At 9 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 6.3 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 6.0 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Occurring.

* Forecast...The River Will Rise To Near 6.8 Feet By Thursday Evening

  Then Begin A Slow Fall.

* At 6.0 Feet...The Access Road Into The River Bluff In Midville

  Begins To Flood. The Lower Portion Of Johnson Road Near Herndon

  Also Becomes Covered.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For The Canoochee River Near Claxton.

* At 9 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 12.5 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 11.0 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Occurring.

* Forecast...The River Will Rise To Near 13.3 Feet By Thursday

  Evening Then Begin A Slow Fall.

* At 13.5 Feet...The Main Access Road Into Canoochee Properties...

  Hillside Road...Becomes Flooded.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For The Ohoopee River Near Reidsville.

* At 9 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 16.4 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 11.0 Feet.

* Moderate Flooding Is Occurring.

* Forecast...The River Will Rise To Near 16.5 Feet By Wednesday

  Morning Then Begin A Slow Fall.

* At 17.5 Feet...Water Enters The Ground Level Of Homes In The Joy

  Bluff Community. The Access Road Becomes Covered With Water.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For The Ogeechee River Near Eden.

* At 9 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 10.6 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 9.0 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Occurring.

* Forecast...The River Will Continue Rising To Near 11.9 Feet By

  Sunday 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 Thursday Night Until Further Notice...Or Until The

  Warning Is Cancelled.

* At  9:15 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 10.2 Feet.

* Moderate Flooding Is Forecast.

* Flood Stage Is 12.0 Feet.

* Forecast...Rise Above Flood Stage By Friday Morning And Continue To

  Rise To Near 13.6 Feet By Early Monday Morning.

* 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 Charlotte.

* From Late Wednesday Night Until Further Notice...Or Until The

  Warning Is Cancelled.

* At  8:45 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 13.6 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Forecast.

* Flood Stage Is 15.0 Feet.

* Forecast...Rise Above Flood Stage By Early Thursday Morning And

  Continue To Rise To Near 15.6 Feet By Early Monday Morning.

* Impact...At 15.0 Feet...Flooding Of Mainly Low Lying Areas Occurs.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For The Satilla River At Atkinson.

* From Wednesday Morning Until Further Notice...Or Until The Warning

  Is Cancelled.

* At  8:45 PM Tuesday The Stage Was 12.4 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Forecast.

* Flood Stage Is 13.0 Feet.

* Forecast...Rise Above Flood Stage By Tomorrow Morning And Continue

  To Rise To Near 16.4 Feet By Early Monday 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 75.6 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Occurring And Minor Flooding Is Forecast.

* Flood Stage Is 74.5 Feet.

* Forecast...The River Will Continue Rising To Near 77.4 Feet By

  Early Monday Morning Then Begin Falling.

* Impact...At 74.5 Feet...Minor Flooding Of Timber And Agricultural

  Land Can Be Expected.

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