Flash flood warning issued in Bainbridge as heavy rainfall experienced Thursday night




THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR ... CENTRAL DECATUR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA ... THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF BAINBRIDGE ...

* UNTIL 930 PM EDT

* AT 837 PM EDT ...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETECTED A STRONGTHUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA. THISNEARLY STATIONARY STORM WAS PRODUCING RAINFALL RATES OF 2 TO 4INCHES PER HOUR ...RADAR ESTIMATES 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADYFALLEN IN BAINBRIDGE BETWEEN 730 AND 830 PM EDT. TOTAL ACCUMULATIONSOF UP TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE UNTIL THIS STORM DISSIPATES OR MOVESAWAY IN THE NEXT HOUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS ...

SOME FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN LOW LYING SPOTS ...URBAN AREAS ...OR SMALLERSTREAMS AND CREEKS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOTATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADS. REMEMBER ...TURN AROUND ...DON'T DROWN.



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