Valdosta Daily Times

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July 7, 2013

Withlacoochee flood warning extended through Tuesday

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1014 AM EDT SUN JUL 7 2013

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN GEORGIA...

  WITHLACOOCHEE RIVER ABOVE VALDOSTA (SKIPPER BRIDGE RD) AFFECTING
  BERRIEN AND LOWNDES COUNTIES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ALL PERSONS WITH INTEREST ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS...AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT
LIFE AND PROPERTY.

FOR GRAPHICAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION...PLEASE GO TO WEATHER.GOV AND
CLICK ON YOUR STATE. SELECT RIVERS AND LAKES AHPS UNDER CURRENT
CONDITIONS AND CLICK ON YOUR RIVER POINT.

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1014 AM EDT SUN JUL 7 2013

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE FLOOD WARNING
CONTINUES FOR
  THE WITHLACOOCHEE RIVER ABOVE VALDOSTA (SKIPPER BRIDGE RD).
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:30 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.6 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 15.9 FEET
  AFTER MIDNIGHT. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  TUESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING BEGINS. LANGDALE PARK FLOODS.

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