Flint River crests at 30.2 feet in Bainbridge; to begin falling Tuesday

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
934 AM EST TUE JAN 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Flint River at Bainbridge (US 27).
* Until further notice.
* At 8:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 30.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue to fall to a stage of 29.8 feet
by tomorrow morning.

* 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.

…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
…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 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.

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