Issued by The National Weather Service
Atlanta, GA

Wed, Mar 9, 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WARNING FOR THE CHATTOOGA RIVER NEAR SUMMERVILLE. * FROM THIS MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. * AT 815 AM TODAY THE STAGE WAS 10 FEET… AND RISING. * FLOOD STAGE IS 14 FEET. * MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. * AT 14 FEET… MINOR FLOODING OF WOODLANDS AND FIELDS BEGINS UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM FROM THE GAGE ON U.S. HIGHWAY 27 OR MARTHA BERRY HIGHWAY.

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… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN GEORGIA…

CHATTOOGA RIVER NEAR SUMMERVILLE AFFECTING CHATTOOGA COUNTY

.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.