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Flood Warning
Statement as of 10:08 PM EDT on April 17, 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Altamaha river at Baxley. * Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled. * At 9:45 PM Thursday the stage was 75.9 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 74.5 feet. * Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 77.5 feet by Tuesday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter. * Impact...at 74.5 feet...minor flooding of Timber and agricultural land can be expected.

Fld observed 7am EST / 8am EDT forecast location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun Mon Tue

Altamaha Baxley 74 75.9 Thu 10 PM 75.9 76.0 76.0 76.8 77.4

Lat...Lon 3194 8243 3188 8222 3176 8199 3183 8195 3193 8213 3200 8243

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:49 AM EDT on April 18, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch in effect from 2 PM EDT this afternoon through late tonight...

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Georgia and southeast South Carolina...including the following areas...in southeast Georgia...coastal Bryan...coastal Chatham...coastal Liberty...coastal McIntosh...Evans...inland Bryan...inland Chatham...inland Liberty...inland McIntosh...long and Tattnall. In southeast South Carolina...Beaufort... Charleston...coastal Colleton and coastal Jasper.

* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through late tonight

* widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches with areas of 4 inches or possible. Rains will be steady or increasing leading into the high tide cycle this evening after 9 PM.

* Flooding could occur quickly...especially in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Driving could become hazardous as some area roadways could become impassable due to high water...especially in urban areas like downtown Charleston and Savannah around the time of high tide.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be prepared to protect life and property...especially in areas prone to flooding. If flooding develops...move to higher ground immediately. If driving...be prepared for flooded roadways and possible Road closures.

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