Flood warnings issued for Flint River, Spring Creek




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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 the river should monitor the latest
forecasts, and be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect
life and property. Do not drive cars through flooded areas. If you
see flood waters: Turn around. Don`t drown.

For graphical hydrologic information, please go to weather.gov and
click on your state. Select Rivers and Lakes AHPS under current
conditions and click on your river point.

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 Saturday the stage was 21.6 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast: Rise above flood stage by Monday morning and continue to rise to near 30.7 feet by Thursday early afternoon.
* Impact: At 30.5 feet: The Elberata Crate Company Lumber Yard will
  begin to flood. Minor damage will be likely at the state park
  facility.

Spring Creek to experience minor flooding this weekend

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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
626 AM EST SAT DEC 26 2015

…The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Georgia…

Spring Creek near Iron City (CR 16) affecting Decatur…Miller and
Seminole Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

All persons with interest along the river should monitor the latest
forecasts, and be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect
life and property. Do not drive cars through flooded areas. If you
see flood waters: Turn around. Don`t drown.

For graphical hydrologic information, please go to weather.gov and
click on your state. Select Rivers and Lakes AHPS under current
conditions and click on your river point.

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a

* Flood Warning for the Spring Creek near Iron City (CR 16).
* From this afternoon, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:00 AM Saturday the stage was 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast: Rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and continue to rise to near 16.3 feet by tonight. The river will fall below flood stage by Sunday afternoon.
* Impact: At 16.0 feet: Spring Creek begins to overflow low lying areas along the creek along the Seminole, Decatur County line.




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