The Ochlockonee River in Thomas County is currently in flood stage and predicted to continue rising for the next couple of days. From the National Weather Service:
FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 420 AM EDT TUE MAR 29 2016 ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia... Ochlockonee River near Thomasville (US 84) affecting Grady and Thomas 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. && GAC131-275-300820- /O.CON.KTAE.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-160331T1200Z/ /TMLG1.1.ER.160329T0600Z.160330T0000Z.160331T0600Z.NO/ 420 AM EDT TUE MAR 29 2016 The Flood Warning continues for the Ochlockonee River near Thomasville (US 84). * Until Thursday morning. * At 4:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 15.1 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 15.0 feet. * Forecast: The river will continue rising to near 15.4 feet by this evening. The river will fall below flood stage early Thursday morning. * Impact: At 15.0 feet: This is considered initial flood stage. River access roads and lowlands along the river will be flooded.
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