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July 30th-August 4th Major Heavy Rain Threat (South)

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  1. Meteorologist1999

    Meteorologist1999 WeathermanTY Member

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    Their are many flash flood watches posted across the South.
     
  2. GaStorm

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    Day 2 map for excessive rain. Going to be some crazy totals!

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    Flood Warning
    Flood Statement
    National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
    852 AM EDT Thu Aug 2 2018

    ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia...
    Big Creek near Alpharetta affecting Forsyth and Fulton Counties


    GAC117-121-030252-
    /O.CON.KFFC.FL.W.0077.000000T0000Z-180804T1930Z/
    /APHG1.1.ER.180802T2024Z.180803T1800Z.180804T1330Z.NO/
    852 AM EDT Thu Aug 2 2018

    The Flood Warning continues for
    The Big Creek near Alpharetta.
    * From late this afternoon until Saturday afternoon.
    * At 745 AM Thursday the stage was 6.3 feet and nearly steady.
    * Minor flooding is forecast to develop.
    * Flood stage is 7 feet.
    * The creek is forecast to rise above flood stage this afternoon and
    continue rising, reaching to near 7.8 feet by Friday afternoon. The
    creek is forecast to fall below flood stage by late Saturday morning.
    * At 6 feet...Bankfull conditions are reached along the creek from
    Cumming in Forsyth County to Alpharetta and Roswell in North Fulton
    County. Some low lying spots along The Big Creek Greenway will begin
    to flood with a few inches of water upstream and downstream from the
    gage on Kimball Bridge Road. Water will begin to enter low portions
    of the YMCA Campground off Preston Ridge Road.

    At 7 feet...Flood Stage is reached with minor flooding of woodlands
    and fields beginning along the creek from Cumming in Forsyth County
    to Alpharetta and Roswell in North Fulton County. Flooding starts to
    effect portions of The Big Creek Greenway near Alpharetta and some
    portions may become closed with around one foot of water, especially
    upstream and downstream from the gage on Kimball Bridge Road and near
    Rock Mill Park. Portions of the YMCA Campground off Preston Ridge
    Road will also begin to flood.

    At 8 feet...Minor flooding continues to expand further into the
    woodlands and fields along the creek from near Cumming in south
    Forsyth County to Alpharetta and Roswell in north Fulton County.
    Additional portions of The Big Creek Greenway have minor flooding,
    with 1 to 2 feet of water. Most of the walking and biking paths
    will be closed, especially upstream and downstream from the gage
    on Kimball Bridge Road and near Rock Mill Park. Flooding expands in
    the YMCA Campground off Preston Ridge Road.


    &&

    LAT...LON 3410 8425 3410 8420 3404 8425 3402 8430
    3404 8433 3407 8427
     

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