NWS: Flood Warning for Spring Creek and Flint River




The National Weather Service is predicting that the Flint River will reach minor flood stage this week.  Spring Creek is already at Flood Stage and will continue rising today. From the National Weather Service in Tallahassee:

Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
934 PM EST Sun Feb 9 2020

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river 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.


...Flood Warning extended until further notice...The Flood Warning
continues for
  the Spring Creek near Iron City (CR 16).
* Until further notice.
* At  9:15 PM Sunday the stage was 17.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue rising to near 17.8 feet by
  tomorrow morning then begin falling.
* Impact: At 18.0 feet: Flood waters approach homes near Yates Road
  and Smith Landing.

Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
931 PM EST Sun Feb 9 2020

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river 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.

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Flint River at Bainbridge (US 27).
* From Monday afternoon, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Sunday the stage was 23.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will rise above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 25.3 feet by Tuesday morning. The river will fall
  below flood stage by Tuesday early afternoon.



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