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  • Flood Warning for Echols County, Georgia
  • Flood Warning issued April 17 at 10:07AM EDT until further notice by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:07 a.m.
  • Expires: Friday, April 18, 2014 at 10:07 a.m.
  • ...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN GEORGIA...
    ALAPAHA RIVER AT STATENVILLE AFFECTING ECHOLS COUNTY
    .OVER 7 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS THE ALAPAHA RIVER BASIN
    SO FAR IN APRIL. ANOTHER HEAVY RAIN EVENT IS FORECAST FOR FRIDAY INTO
    SATURDAY WITH ANOTHER 2 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE.
    ...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...THE FLOOD WARNING
    CONTINUES FOR
    THE ALAPAHA RIVER AT STATENVILLE.
    * UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
    * AT 9:45 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 24.6 FEET.
    * MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
    * FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.
    * FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 26.1 FEET BY
    EARLY MONDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
    * IMPACT...AT 25.0 FEET...BOAT LAUNCH AND PARK AREA NEXT TO BRIDGE
    AFFECTED.
    * IMPACT...AT 24.0 FEET...APPROXIMATELY 10 STRUCTURES/RESIDENCES MAY
    BECOME ISOLATED BY RISING WATERS NEAR THE COUNTY ROAD 150 BRIDGE IN
    HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. SOME HOMES ALONG THE RIVER JUST NORTH OF
    STATENVILLE BECOME ISOLATED.
    &&
    FLD OBSERVED 7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
    LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME FRI SAT SUN MON TUE
    ALAPAHA
    STATENVILLE 24 24.6 THU 10 AM 25.3 25.5 25.9 26.0 25.6
    &&