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Flood Warning
Issued: 12:06 PM EST Nov. 14, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until Monday afternoon... the Flood Warning
continues for
the Ocmulgee River near Macon.
* From early Thursday until Monday afternoon.
* At 11 am Wednesday the stage was 16.7 feet... and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue
to rise to near 20.4 feet by Saturday evening.The river will fall
below flood stage by Monday morning.
* At 20.0 feet... minor flooding expands. An increasing amount of the
Macon Greenway Ocmulgee heritage trail floods north of the Martin
Luther King Boulevard bridge. The flood waters will be around one
foot deep on portions of the trail and both banks overflow upstream
from the bridge. Large portions of agricultural lands well
downstream will be under one to three feet of water.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 20.4 feet on Oct 14 2009.



Lat... Lon 3290 8372 3293 8367 3282 8356 3266 8353
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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:12 AM EST Nov. 14, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Georgia... east central Georgia... north
central Georgia... northeast Georgia... northwest Georgia and
west central Georgia... including the following areas... in
central Georgia... Baldwin... Bibb... Bleckley... Butts...
Crawford... crisp... Dodge... Dooly... Houston... Jasper... Jones...
Laurens... Monroe... Peach... Pulaski... Putnam... Twiggs... Wilcox
and Wilkinson. In east central Georgia... Glascock... Greene...
Hancock... Jefferson... Johnson... Taliaferro... Warren...
Washington and Wilkes. In north central Georgia... Barrow...
Cherokee... Clayton... Cobb... Dawson... DeKalb... Douglas...
Fannin... Fayette... Forsyth... Gilmer... Gwinnett... Hall...
Henry... Lumpkin... Morgan... Newton... north Fulton... Pickens...
Rockdale... South Fulton... Union and Walton. In northeast
Georgia... banks... Clarke... Jackson... Madison... Oconee...
Oglethorpe... towns and white. In northwest Georgia... Bartow...
Carroll... Catoosa... Chattooga... Dade... Floyd... Gordon...
Haralson... Murray... Paulding... Polk... Walker and Whitfield. In
west central Georgia... Chattahoochee... Coweta... Harris...
heard... Lamar... Macon... Marion... Meriwether... Muscogee...
Pike... Schley... Spalding... Stewart... Sumter... Talbot...
Taylor... Troup... Upson and Webster.

* Through Thursday morning

* a strong upper level low pressure system in combination with
deep tropical moisture and saturated soils will set up the
potential for flooding and flash flooding across a large portion
of north and central Georgia on this morning through Thursday
morning. Rainfall will increase in intensity through the day
today across the watch area with an additional 2 to 3 inches of
rain likely with isolated higher amounts possible. The heaviest
rainfall is anticipated in the afternoon through the early
evening hours.

* Due to the heavy rainfall the past several days, many creeks
and streams are already near or above bankfull. Creeks and
rivers could rise out of their banks, closing roads and
impacting homes, businesses and farms. High water may not
recede until well after the rain has ended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:12 AM EST Nov. 14, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Georgia... east central Georgia... north
central Georgia... northeast Georgia... northwest Georgia and
west central Georgia... including the following areas... in
central Georgia... Baldwin... Bibb... Bleckley... Butts...
Crawford... crisp... Dodge... Dooly... Houston... Jasper... Jones...
Laurens... Monroe... Peach... Pulaski... Putnam... Twiggs... Wilcox
and Wilkinson. In east central Georgia... Glascock... Greene...
Hancock... Jefferson... Johnson... Taliaferro... Warren...
Washington and Wilkes. In north central Georgia... Barrow...
Cherokee... Clayton... Cobb... Dawson... DeKalb... Douglas...
Fannin... Fayette... Forsyth... Gilmer... Gwinnett... Hall...
Henry... Lumpkin... Morgan... Newton... north Fulton... Pickens...
Rockdale... South Fulton... Union and Walton. In northeast
Georgia... banks... Clarke... Jackson... Madison... Oconee...
Oglethorpe... towns and white. In northwest Georgia... Bartow...
Carroll... Catoosa... Chattooga... Dade... Floyd... Gordon...
Haralson... Murray... Paulding... Polk... Walker and Whitfield. In
west central Georgia... Chattahoochee... Coweta... Harris...
heard... Lamar... Macon... Marion... Meriwether... Muscogee...
Pike... Schley... Spalding... Stewart... Sumter... Talbot...
Taylor... Troup... Upson and Webster.

* Through Thursday morning

* a strong upper level low pressure system in combination with
deep tropical moisture and saturated soils will set up the
potential for flooding and flash flooding across a large portion
of north and central Georgia on this morning through Thursday
morning. Rainfall will increase in intensity through the day
today across the watch area with an additional 2 to 3 inches of
rain likely with isolated higher amounts possible. The heaviest
rainfall is anticipated in the afternoon through the early
evening hours.

* Due to the heavy rainfall the past several days, many creeks
and streams are already near or above bankfull. Creeks and
rivers could rise out of their banks, closing roads and
impacting homes, businesses and farms. High water may not
recede until well after the rain has ended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.