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Monday May 29th, 2017 1:05PM

Flood warning issued for portions of north Georgia

PEACHTREE CITY - The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a flood warning for parts of north Georgia.

The warning, which is shown below, primarily affects Clarke, Oconee and Greene counties.

Courtesy of the National Weather Service

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN GEORGIA...
OCMULGEE RIVER NEAR MACON AFFECTING BIBB...HOUSTON...JONES...
MONROE AND TWIGGS COUNTIES
OCONEE RIVER NEAR PENFIELD AFFECTING CLARKE...GREENE AND OCONEE
COUNTIES

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN GEORGIA...
OCONEE RIVER NEAR AVANT MINE OCONEE AFFECTING WASHINGTON AND
WILKINSON COUNTIES
OCONEE RIVER NEAR OCONEE AFFECTING JOHNSON...WASHINGTON AND
WILKINSON COUNTIES

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING...THE FLOOD WARNING
CONTINUES FOR
THE OCONEE RIVER NEAR PENFIELD.

* UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING.

* AT 9PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.3 FEET...AND FALLING.

* MINOR FLOODING will continue.

* FLOOD STAGE IS 13 FEET.

* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW
EARLY AFTERNOON.

* AT 15 FEET...MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES TO EXPAND INTO FIELDS...
WOODLANDS AND PASTURES...MAINLY ON THE RIGHT BANK OF THE RIVER...
UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM FROM THE GAGE ON THE GEORGIA HIGHWAY 15
BRIDGE.
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