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Flint River and Spring Creek flooding (updated Friday PM)

Published 10:25pm Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The Spring Creek is also flooding (see 2nd statement)

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
950 AM EST FRI MAR 1 2013

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS 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...REMEMBER TO TURN
AROUND AND DO NOT 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.

&&

GAC087-021450-
/O.EXT.KTAE.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-130304T2000Z/
/BGEG1.1.ER.130228T0200Z.130302T0000Z.130304T1400Z.NO/
950 AM EST FRI MAR 1 2013

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES
FOR
THE FLINT RIVER AT BAINBRIDGE (US 27).
* UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 8:45 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 26.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 26.3 FEET BY EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE MONDAY MORNING.

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
116 PM EST FRI MAR 1 2013

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS 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...REMEMBER TO TURN
AROUND AND DO NOT 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.

&&

GAC087-201-253-021107-
/O.CON.KTAE.FL.W.0035.000000T0000Z-130302T1107Z/
/IRCG1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.130227T1700Z.130302T0507Z.NO/
116 PM EST FRI MAR 1 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE SPRING CREEK NEAR IRON CITY (CR 16).
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 1:00 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.9 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...SPRING CREEK BEGINS TO OVERFLOW LOW LYING AREAS.

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