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July 30th-August 4th Major Heavy Rain Threat (South) (1 Viewer)

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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


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/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.


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

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