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Flood warnings (Monday, Jan. 25)

The Flint River was cresting at about 27 feet on Monday, Jan. 25, however a flood warning continues while the river remains above its flood stage of 25 feet.

Information from the National Weather Service, www.weather.gov

Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL

1102 AM EST MON JAN 25 2010

…THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN GEORGIA…

FLINT RIVER AT BAINBRIDGE AFFECTING DECATUR COUNTY

…MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND EXPECTED TO CONTINUE

SAFETY MESSAGE…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.

&&

GAC087-261602-

/O.EXT.KTAE.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-100127T1200Z/

/BGEG1.2.ER.100124T0409Z.100125T1530Z.100127T0600Z.NO/

1102 AM EST MON JAN 25 2010

…FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING…THE FLOOD WARNING

CONTINUES

FOR

THE FLINT RIVER AT BAINBRIDGE.

* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING…OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.

* AT 10:45 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 27.0 FEET.

* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.

* FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET.

* FORECAST…THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY

EARLY

WEDNESDAY MORNING.

&&

FLD OBSERVED 7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST

LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME TUE WED THU FRI SAT

FLINT RIVER

BAINBRIDGE 25 27.0 MON 11 AM 26.2 24.8 24.6 24.3 23.3

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