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GA WFO ATLANTA Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 5:05 AM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 05:05:46-05

WFO ATLANTA Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Thursday, February 21, 2019

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FLOOD WARNING

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

Flood Statement

National Weather Service Peachtree City GA

503 AM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

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

Lookout Creek near New England affecting Dade and Hamilton

Counties

Conasauga River near Eton affecting Murray and Whitfield Counties

Coahulla Creek near Keiths Mill near Dalton affecting Whitfield

County

Conasauga River near Tilton affecting Gordon...Murray and

Whitfield Counties

The Flood Warning continues for

The Lookout Creek near New England.

* From tomorrow afternoon until Thursday evening.

* At 4 AM Tuesday the stage was 9.8 feet...and falling.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 12 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Wednesday afternoon and

continue to rise to near 13 feet by early Thursday morning. The

river will fall below flood stage by Thursday early afternoon.

* At 13 feet...Minor flooding expands along Sells Lane in

Trenton...Mason Road near Rising Fawn...and Creek Road near New

England. All these roads will be closed. Also minor flooding

expands much further downstream as the creek crosses the Tennessee

border into the Tiftona area.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Coahulla Creek near Keiths Mill near Dalton.

* Until further notice.

* At 4 AM Tuesday the stage was 17.8 feet...and rising.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 16 feet.

* The river will continue to fall to a stage of 17.3 feet by .

* At 18 feet...Minor flooding expands into the pastures...fields

and woodlands upstream and downstream from the Keiths Mill Road

bridge.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Conasauga River near Tilton.

* From this afternoon until Wednesday evening.

* At 4 AM Tuesday the stage was 16.7 feet...and rising.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 18 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue

to rise to near 18.7 feet by after midnight tomorrow.The river will

fall below flood stage by tomorrow early afternoon.

* 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.

* From this afternoon until Wednesday evening.

* At 4 AM Tuesday the stage was 16.7 feet...and rising.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 18 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue

to rise to near 18.7 feet by after midnight tomorrow.The river will

fall below flood stage by tomorrow early afternoon.

* 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.

* From this afternoon until Wednesday evening.

* At 4 AM Tuesday the stage was 16.7 feet...and rising.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 18 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue

to rise to near 18.7 feet by after midnight tomorrow.The river will

fall below flood stage by tomorrow early afternoon.

* 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 Eton.

* Until further notice.

* At 4 AM Tuesday the stage was 13 feet...and steady.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 12 feet.

* The river will continue rising to near 13.2 feet by this evening.

Additional rises may be possible thereafter.

* At 12 feet...Minor flooding of woodlands...pasture and fields

begins along the river...upstream and downstream from the gage on

Georgia Highway 286 or Dawnville Road.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Conasauga River near Eton.

* Until further notice.

* At 4 AM Tuesday the stage was 13 feet...and steady.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 12 feet.

* The river will continue rising to near 13.2 feet by this evening.

Additional rises may be possible thereafter.

* At 12 feet...Minor flooding of woodlands...pasture and fields

begins along the river...upstream and downstream from the gage on

Georgia Highway 286 or Dawnville Road.

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