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Sunday August 2nd, 2015 4:21AM

Flood warning issued for three north Georgia counties.

By Staff
PEACHTREE CITY - The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a flood warning for some counties in the north Georgia area.

The warning is in effect for Clarke, Greene and Oconee counties.

The entire warning, as issued, is as follows:

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN GEORGIA...
OCONEE RIVER NEAR PENFIELD AFFECTING CLARKE...GREENE AND OCONEE
COUNTIES

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN GEORGIA...
COOSA RIVER NEAR ROME MAYO BAR LOCK AND DAM AFFECTING FLOYD COUNTY

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE FLOOD
WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE OCONEE RIVER NEAR PENFIELD.

* UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* AT 9PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.4 FEET...AND FALLING.

* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.

* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.

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

* AT 15.0 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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