Tag Archives: Flint River

Flint River Flood Warning Extended

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has extended the flood warning for the Flint River through Saturday.  With a predicted crest of 25.9 feet, the flood stage is considered minor.  Last January, the Flint River reached a height of 30.28 feet, reaching the 11th highest mark in recorded history.  The flood of 1994 reached a height of 37.20… Read More »

Flint River Projected to Reach Flood Stage This Week

Decatur County Emergency Management Agency P.O. Box 726 Bainbridge, GA 39818 229-248-3869        [email protected] Charlie McCann, Director Tonya Griffin, Deputy Director Monday, January 23, 2017 11:00 a.m.   The National Weather Service has issued a FLOOD WARNING for the Flint River in Decatur County. The FLOOD WARNING for the Flint River in Bainbridge continues until further notice.  … Read More »

Flint River Basin Most Endangered

Washington — American Rivers today announced its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®, naming the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin in Alabama, Florida and Georgia the Most Endangered in the country. Outdated water management and rising demand have put the basin at a breaking point. The water conflict that has gripped the region for almost three decades has come… Read More »

Outage at Bainbridge wastewater treatment center sending sewage into Flint River

Monday afternoon update We emailed Julie Harris at the City of Bainbridge with some additional questions about the issues at the Wastewater Treatment Plant and here was her response: Sowegalive: In the pictures you posted on Facebook, when it shows the Decatur County Fire and Rescue pumper truck, what exactly was happening there? Harris: In one of the… Read More »

Flint River to fall below flood stage on Saturday

Also see Related Story: Officials watching water levels not concerned about rain forecast (Albany Herald) Citizens with questions regarding flood preparedness should contact Decatur County Emergency Management at 229-248-3869. FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 850 PM EST WED JAN 6 2016 The Flood Warning continues for the Flint River at Bainbridge (US 27). * Until Saturday… Read More »

Flint River at Bainbridge falling slowly

FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 135 AM EST WED JAN 6 2016 …The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia… Flint River at Albany affecting Dougherty County …The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia… Flint River at Bainbridge (US 27) affecting Decatur County PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… All persons with interest along the… Read More »

Latest pictures and video of Flint River flooding in Southwest Georgia (1/4/2015)

Flooding in northern Decatur County – watch how fast that log is moving! (Video by Kevin Dowdy) [KGVID width=”320″ height=”240″]http://sowegalive.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/MG_2322.MOV.3gp[/KGVID] The boats have arrived. It’s now a ferry system in Rivervale Posted by Alton Brock on Thursday, December 31, 2015 Video of flooding at Cheney Griffin on Monday, January 4 (Video by Ryan Shirley) [KGVID width=”568″ height=”320″]http://sowegalive.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/IMG_0258.mp4[/KGVID] Its on… Read More »

Flint River flood forecast for Friday, Jan. 1

FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 1006 AM EST FRI JAN 1 2016 The Flood Warning continues for the Flint River at Bainbridge (US 27). * Until further notice. * At 9:45 AM Friday the stage was 28.6 feet. * Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 25.0 feet. * Forecast:… Read More »

New photos of Flint River continuing to rise; buck caught in flood waters in Kinchafoonee

According to the National Weather Service, as of 9:45 this morning, the Flint River was at 27 feet and will continue… Posted by Historic Bainbridge Georgia on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 UPDATED CREST PREDICTION via National Weather Service is 33.1 feet on Monday, January 4, 2016. For more information… Posted by Decatur County Sheriff’s Office- Georgia on Wednesday, December 30,… Read More »

Flint River forecast edges higher; Flash Flood Watch issued due to expected rainfall (12/30/15)

As of 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, the Flint River at Bainbridge measured 26.93 feet, according to the U.S. Geological Service. Water was flowing at 45,600 cubic feet per second, which is very fast. The current forecast is for the Flint River at Bainbridge to crest at 33.1 feet by early Saturday. FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 1008… Read More »

Video and Pictures of flooding on Flint, Chattahoochee and Lake Seminole (12/29/15)

The current height of the Flint River at Bainbridge is 26.23 feet, as of 4:30 p.m. on December 29, 2015. Video by Kevin Dowdy in northern Decatur County [KGVID width=”568″ height=”320″]http://sowegalive.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Flint-River-Flooding-in-Decatur-County-122915.mov[/KGVID] Below Pictures taken by Kevin Dowdy (2nd four, in northern Decatur County) and Julie Harris (1st four, at Bainbridge Boat Basin) Video by Jeremy Miller On the… Read More »

Flint River Flood Update: Tuesday, 12/29

1 inch of rain was recorded overnight Monday at the Decatur County Public Works Department on Airport Road in Bainbridge. FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 943 AM EST TUE DEC 29 2015 …The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia… Flint River at Albany affecting Dougherty County Flint River at Newton (SR 37) affecting… Read More »

Emergency officials issue revised flood forecast, share plan details

News Release from Decatur County Emergency Management Agency The National Weather Service has issued a FLOOD WARNING for the Flint River in Decatur County. The FLOOD WARNING for the Flint River in Bainbridge continues until further notice. The predicted crest of the Flint River is 29.4 ft. by Thursday December 31st. Flood stage for the Flint River is… Read More »

Flooding Update: Sunday, Dec. 27

The Flood Warning continues for the Flint River at Bainbridge (US 27). * From Monday morning, or until the warning is cancelled. * At 9:45 AM Sunday the stage was 23.0 feet. * Moderate flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 25.0 feet. * Forecast: Rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue to rise to near… Read More »