Spring Creek experiencing minor flooding (pictures)




In the background of this picture you can see brown water overflowing from the Spring Creek into the adjacent park in Colquitt, GA
In the background of this picture you can see brown water overflowing from the Spring Creek into the adjacent park in Colquitt, GA
This picture, taken from the top of the hill near a picnic table at Spring Creek Park in Colquitt, GA on 4/21/14, shows water from the Spring Creek overflowing its banks
This picture, taken from the top of the hill near a picnic table at Spring Creek Park in Colquitt, GA on 4/21/14, shows water from the Spring Creek overflowing its banks

Pictures by Jay Palmer for sowegalive.com

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1116 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

…THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN GEORGIA…

SPRING CREEK NEAR IRON CITY (CR 16) AFFECTING DECATUR…MILLER AND SEMINOLE COUNTIES

…FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS EVENING…THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE SPRING CREEK NEAR IRON CITY (CR 16).
* UNTIL THIS EVENING…OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 11:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* FORECAST…THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT…AT 16.0 FEET…SPRING CREEK BEGINS TO OVERFLOW LOW LYING AREAS.




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