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River Flood Warning Update (Early Friday August 30)

The Flood Warning Continues For The Ogeechee River Near Eden.

* At 9 PM Thursday The Stage Was 12.3 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 9.0 Feet.

* Moderate 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 Savannah River At Burtons Ferry.

* At 9 PM Thursday The Stage Was 15.4 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 15.0 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Occurring.

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

  Evening.

* At 15.0 Feet...Flooding Of Some Adjacent Agricultural Lands Occurs.

  Most Boat Ramps Along The River Are Unusable.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For The Savannah River Near Clyo.

* At 9 PM Thursday The Stage Was 15.1 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 11.0 Feet.

* Moderate Flooding Is Occurring.

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

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

  Tom Goethe Road Begins To Flood.

 

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

* At 9 PM Thursday The Stage Was 11.2 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 10.0 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Occurring.

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

  Afternoon.

* At 11.0 Feet...Weeks Landing In Canadys Is No Longer Accessible.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For The Ohoopee River Near Reidsville.

* At 9 PM Thursday The Stage Was 12.9 Feet.

* Flood Stage Is 11.0 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Occurring.

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

  Evening.

* At 11.0 Feet...Water Enters The Back Yards Of Some Homes In The Joy

  Bluff Community.

 

The Flood Warning Continues For The Satilla River At Atkinson.

* Until Further Notice...Or Until The Warning Is Cancelled.

* At  8:45 PM Thursday The Stage Was 15.4 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 14.7 Feet

  By Saturday 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 Everett City.

* Until Further Notice...Or Until The Warning Is Cancelled.

* At  9:15 PM Thursday 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 A Stage Of 13.0 Feet

  By Saturday 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 Baxley.

* Until Sunday Evening...Or Until The Warning Is Cancelled.

* At  9:45 PM Thursday The Stage Was 77.0 Feet.

* Minor Flooding Is Occurring And Minor Flooding Is Forecast.

* Flood Stage Is 74.5 Feet.

* Forecast...The River Will Continue To Fall To Below Flood Stage By

  Sunday Early Afternoon.

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

  Land Can Be Expected.

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