According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, the Flint River is expected to rise above flood stage for the second time in 2016. The report states that the river level was 21.4 feet as of 8:45 p.m. Thursday night. The forecast calls for the river to rise above flood stage by Saturday evening and reach 25.4 feet by Sunday afternoon. Flood stage is 25 feet.
FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 924 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016 ...The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a Flood Warning 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. && GAC087-060224- /O.NEW.KTAE.FL.W.0011.160207T0000Z-160208T1800Z/ /BGEG1.1.ER.160207T0000Z.160207T1200Z.160208T1200Z.NO/ 924 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016 The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a * Flood Warning for the Flint River at Bainbridge (US 27). * From Saturday evening, or until the warning is cancelled. * At 8:45 PM Thursday the stage was 21.4 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 25.0 feet. * Forecast: Rise above flood stage by Saturday evening and continue to rise to near 25.4 feet by Sunday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage by Monday morning.