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GA WFO ATLANTA Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 8:30 PM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 20:30:52-05

WFO ATLANTA Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Sunday, February 24, 2019

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FLOOD WARNING

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

Flood Statement

National Weather Service Peachtree City GA

828 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia...

Conasauga River near Tilton affecting Gordon...Murray and

Whitfield Counties

Oostanaula River near Resaca affecting Floyd and Gordon Counties

Oostanaula River near Rome US Hwy. 27 affecting Floyd County

The Flood Warning continues for

The Conasauga River near Tilton.

* Until Sunday morning.

* At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 19.4 feet...and rising.

* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.

* Flood stage is 18 feet.

* The river will continue rising to near 19.9 feet by early Thursday

afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday morning.

* At 18 feet...Flood stage is reached. Minor flooding begins in the

woodlands...fields and pastures along the river upstream and downstream

from the gage on the Brackett Ridge Road bridge.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Conasauga River near Tilton.

* Until Sunday morning.

* At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 19.4 feet...and rising.

* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.

* Flood stage is 18 feet.

* The river will continue rising to near 19.9 feet by early Thursday

afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday morning.

* At 18 feet...Flood stage is reached. Minor flooding begins in the

woodlands...fields and pastures along the river upstream and downstream

from the gage on the Brackett Ridge Road bridge.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Conasauga River near Tilton.

* Until Sunday morning.

* At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 19.4 feet...and rising.

* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.

* Flood stage is 18 feet.

* The river will continue rising to near 19.9 feet by early Thursday

afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday morning.

* At 18 feet...Flood stage is reached. Minor flooding begins in the

woodlands...fields and pastures along the river upstream and downstream

from the gage on the Brackett Ridge Road bridge.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Oostanaula River near Rome US Hwy. 27.

* Until Friday morning.

* At 7 PM Wednesday the stage was 25.6 feet...and rising.

* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.

* Flood stage is 25 feet.

* The river will continue rising to near 25.9 feet by Thursday

morning. The river will fall below flood stage early Friday

morning.

* At 25 feet...Flood stage is reached. Minor flooding occurs in the

woodlands and fields along the river upstream and downstream from

the gage on the Turner McCall bridge or U.S. Highway 27. The

Heritage Park Rome Greenway continues to flood with some locations

up to 5 feet deep. All drainage valves must be closed at the

outfalls in Rome. The flood gate on the Rome levee should be

closed.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Oostanaula River near Resaca.

* From this evening until late Sunday night.

* At 7 PM Wednesday the stage was 21.8 feet...and rising.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 22 feet.

* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage Wednesday evening and

continue to rise to near 25.8 feet by early Saturday morning. The river

will fall below flood stage by Sunday night before midnight.

* At 24 feet...Minor flooding continues in the woodlands...fields and

pastures along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on U S

Highway 41 or Battlefield Parkway.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Oostanaula River near Resaca.

* From this evening until late Sunday night.

* At 7 PM Wednesday the stage was 21.8 feet...and rising.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 22 feet.

* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage Wednesday evening and

continue to rise to near 25.8 feet by early Saturday morning. The river

will fall below flood stage by Sunday night before midnight.

* At 24 feet...Minor flooding continues in the woodlands...fields and

pastures along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on U S

Highway 41 or Battlefield Parkway.

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