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GA WFO ATLANTA Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 11:40 AM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 11:40:50-05

WFO ATLANTA Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Friday, February 22, 2019

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FLOOD WARNING

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

Flood Warning

National Weather Service Peachtree City GA

1137 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Flood

Warning for the following rivers in Georgia...

West Chickamauga Creek near Fort Oglethorpe affecting Catoosa and

Hamilton Counties

.Recent heavy rainfall has caused significant runoff into streams and

rivers which will cause flooding in some areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

All persons with interests along the river should monitor the latest

forecasts...and be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect

life and property.

The latest stage data was furnished in cooperation with the United

States Geological Survey.

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Flood Warning for

The West Chickamauga Creek near Fort Oglethorpe.

* From Thursday evening until Friday morning.

* At 11 AM Wednesday the stage was 9.9 feet...and rising.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 11 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue

to rise to near 11.0 feet by early Friday morning.The river will

fall below flood stage by early Friday morning.

* At 11 feet...Flood Stage is reached. Minor flooding begins of

woodlands and fields near the creek upstream and downstream from

the gage on the Georgia Highway 146 or Cloud Springs Road bridge.

Minor flooding of the creek can also be expected further downstream

as it crosses the Tennessee border into the south East Ridge area.

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