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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        decaturcoema@bellsouth.net 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 »

WEATHER: Rain, Heavy Wind and Flood Warning in Our Area (Updated 4:35 Monday)

The storm system that was predicted to hit southwest Georgia today is moving slow enough that the rainfall predictions have now shifted into Tuesday and Wednesday. According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee: “Unsettled weather is expected over the southern tier states for the beginning of the week as a cold front slowly moves southward and then… Read More »

Flood warnings issued for Flint River, Spring Creek

FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 1008 AM EST SAT DEC 26 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 Baker and Mitchell Counties Flint River at Bainbridge (US 27) affecting Decatur County PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… All persons with interest along… Read More »

Flood advisory issued as Bainbridge drenched with 3+ inches of rain

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for parts of Southwest Georgia, after three inches of rain fell within a span of two hours on Tuesday afternoon. Light rain began mid-morning Tuesday, but the heavy downpour began shortly after noon. Several lightning strikes and long rolls of thunder could be seen and heard around 1 p.m.… Read More »