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Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 22 at 4:59PM EDT until May 24 at 2:00PM EDT by NWS Charleston SC

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Savannah River near Clyo. * WHEN...Until early Friday afternoon. * IMPACTS...At 11.0 feet, the back yards of several homes on Tom Goethe Road flood. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 415 PM EDT Wednesday, the stage was 12.0 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 12.1 feet this evening. It will then fall below flood stage early Friday morning. - Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

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Area
Effingham, GA; Screven, GA; Hampton, SC; Jasper, SC

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 22 at 9:03AM EDT until May 26 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Georgia... Withlacoochee River near Quitman (US 84) affecting Brooks and Lowndes Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Withlacoochee River near Quitman (US 84). * WHEN...Until late Sunday evening. * IMPACTS...At 110.0 feet, In Lowndes County, Beaver Run Road, Spain Ferry Road, and Old Quitman Highway are flooded. Water will approach structures along Old Quitman Highway on the Brooks County side of the river. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:45 AM EDT Wednesday the stage was 108.8 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:45 AM EDT Wednesday was 108.9 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage late Sunday morning and continue falling to 102.5 feet Monday morning. - Flood stage is 104.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 109.0 feet on 03/11/1944. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Brooks, GA; Lowndes, GA

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 22 at 9:01AM EDT until May 24 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Georgia... Withlacoochee River above Valdosta (Skipper Bridge Rd) affecting Brooks and Lowndes Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Withlacoochee River above Valdosta (Skipper Bridge Rd). * WHEN...Until Friday evening. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:30 AM EDT Wednesday the stage was 137.4 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:30 AM EDT Wednesday was 138.5 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage Friday morning and continue falling to 132.2 feet Monday morning. - Flood stage is 135.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 137.3 feet on 03/04/1994. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Brooks, GA; Lowndes, GA

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 22 at 8:33AM EDT by NWS Jacksonville FL

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia... Satilla River At Atkinson affecting Brantley County. Satilla River At Waycross affecting Ware and Pierce Counties. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/wfo/JAX * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Satilla River at Atkinson. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 13.0 feet, Warners Landing, Louis Landing and secondary roads around KOA campgrounds begin to flood. At 14.0 feet, River Rock Road begins to experience flooding across the road. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:45 AM EDT Wednesday the stage was 13.6 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to 14.8 feet early Saturday morning. Additional rises are possible thereafter. - Flood stage is 13.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Brantley, GA

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 22 at 8:33AM EDT by NWS Jacksonville FL

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia... Satilla River At Atkinson affecting Brantley County. Satilla River At Waycross affecting Ware and Pierce Counties. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/wfo/JAX * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Satilla River at Waycross. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 16.0 feet, Flooding of agriculture and timberlands begins. On the Ware County side, the Jamestown Road Boat Ramp is flooded. On the Pierce/Brantley county line at the State Road 121 Bridge the boat ramp and dirt access roads are flooded. At 17.0 feet, On the Ware County side, the Jamestown Road Boat Ramp parking lot and access road is flooded and Simmons Trail is flooded cutting off one residence. On the Pierce County side, the Okefenokee Country Club Course Holes 14 through 16 begin to flood. At 18.0 feet, On the Pierce County side, the Okefenokee Country Club Golf Course is generally closed. Riverwoods Drive low lying properties begin to flood. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:45 AM EDT Wednesday the stage was 16.6 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 16.7 feet this afternoon. - Flood stage is 16.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Pierce, GA; Ware, GA
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