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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
ANDERSON COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
EAST CENTRAL STEPHENS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA...
EASTERN ELBERT COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA...
GREENVILLE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
HART COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA...
NORTHEASTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA...
NORTHWESTERN ABBEVILLE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
NORTHWESTERN LAURENS COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
OCONEE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
PICKENS COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
SPARTANBURG COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 330 PM EST SATURDAY

* AT 917 AM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA. ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN WILL BE FALLING ACROSS
THE SAME AREA THAT HAS PREVIOUSLY RECEIVED RAIN THIS MORNING.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
ANDERSON...CLEMSON...DOWNTOWN GREENVILLE...HARTWELL...PICKENS...
SPARTANBURG...WALHALLA...ANDERSON AIRPORT...BELTON...BOILING
SPRINGS SC...BROADWAY LAKE...CAESARS HEAD...CEDAR SPRINGS...
CENTRAL...CHERRYDALE POINT...CHESNEE...COWPENS...DEVILS FORK STATE
PARK...DONALDSON CENTER...DUNCAN...EASLEY...ENOREE...FAIR PLAY...
FIVE FORKS...FOUNTAIN INN...FURMAN UNIVERSITY...GRAY COURT...
GREER...GSP AIRPORT AND HAYWOOD MALL.

MANY CREEKS AND STREAMS ARE AT OR NEAR BANKFULL NOW AND WITH
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL EXPECTED THESE CREEKS WILL LIKELY GO OVER
BANKFULL AND CAUSE FLOODING. DEEP PONDING OF WATER ON ROAD WAYS WILL
ALL SO BE POSSIBLE. STREAM SUCH AS THE REEDY RIVER...18 MILE CREEK
AND 12 MILE CREEK WILL LIKELY GO ABOVE FLOOD STAGE.

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1026 AM EST SAT JAN 11 2014

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

PEW CREEK NEAR LAWRENCEVILLE AFFECTING GWINNETT 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.


GAC135-120526-
/O.NEW.KFFC.FL.W.0006.140111T1526Z-000000T0000Z/
/LAWG1.1.ER.140111T1512Z.140111T1515Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
1026 AM EST SAT JAN 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE PEW CREEK NEAR LAWRENCEVILLE .
* FROM THIS MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 1015 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.1 FEET...AND RISING RAPIDLY.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* AT 11.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF THE NATURAL FLOOD PLAIN BEGINS.
THE PARKING LOT OF THE SARATOGA SWIM AND TENNIS CLUB DOWNSTREAM
FROM THE RIVER GAUGE BEGINS TO FLOOD.
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1022 AM EST SAT JAN 11 2014

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

CROOKED CREEK NEAR NORCROSS AFFECTING FULTON AND GWINNETT COUNTIES


.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.

GAC121-135-120522-
/O.NEW.KFFC.FL.W.0005.140111T1522Z-000000T0000Z/
/CRKG1.1.ER.140111T1515Z.140111T1515Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
1022 AM EST SAT JAN 11 2014


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE CROOKED CREEK NEAR NORCROSS.
* FROM THIS MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 1015 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.5 FEET...AND RISING RAPIDLY.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* AT 11.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE IS REACHED. MINOR FLOODING OF THE
NATURAL FLOOD PLAIN BEGINS MAINLY ON THE LEFT BANK UPSTREAM AND
DOWNSTREAM FROM THE GAUGE AT SPALDING DRIVE.


FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1017 AM EST SAT JAN 11 2014

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

MIDDLE OCONEE RIVER NEAR ARCADE AFFECTING BARROW AND JACKSON
COUNTIES


.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.


GAC013-157-120517-
/O.NEW.KFFC.FL.W.0004.140112T0142Z-140112T1509Z/
/ACDG1.1.ER.140112T0142Z.140112T0600Z.140112T0909Z.NO/
1017 AM EST SAT JAN 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE MIDDLE OCONEE RIVER NEAR ARCADE.
* FROM THIS EVENING UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING.
* AT 945 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.0 FEET...AND RISING.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE TO
RISE TO NEAR 17.0 FEET BY AFTER MIDNIGHT SUNDAY. THE RIVER WILL
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE ON SUNDAY.
* AT 18.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES IN THE WOODLANDS...FIELDS
AND PASTURE UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM FROM THE GAGE AT GEORGIA
HIGHWAY 82. A FEW DIRT ACCESS ROADS AND A RESIDENTIAL YARD JUST
DOWNSTREAM WILL BE FLOODED WITH UP TO TWO FEET OF WATER.


FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1003 AM EST SAT JAN 11 2014

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

SUWANEE CREEK NEAR SUWANEE AFFECTING GWINNETT 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.

GAC135-120503-
/O.NEW.KFFC.FL.W.0003.140111T2230Z-140112T1312Z/
/SWEG1.1.ER.140111T2230Z.140112T0000Z.140112T0712Z.NO/
1003 AM EST SAT JAN 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE SUWANEE CREEK NEAR SUWANEE.
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING.
* AT 915 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.3 FEET...AND
RISING RAPIDLY
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 8.3 FEET BY THIS EVENING. THE RIVER WILL
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT SUNDAY.
* AT 8.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE IS REACHED. MINOR FLOODING BEGINS ALONG
THE CREEK UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM FROM THE GAGE AT U S HIGHWAY 23
OR BUFORD HIGHWAY. PORTIONS OF THE SUWANEE CREEK PARK OFF OF
SUWANEE CREEK TRAIL BEGIN TO FLOOD TO MARTIN FARM ROAD. THIS WILL
ALSO INCLUDE AREAS BEHIND THE SUWANEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND THE
GEORGE PIERCE PARK.


FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
957 AM EST SAT JAN 11 2014

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

BIG CREEK NEAR ALPHARETTA AFFECTING FORSYTH AND FULTON COUNTIES


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.


GAC117-121-120457-
/O.NEW.KFFC.FL.W.0002.140112T0900Z-140113T1800Z/
/APHG1.1.ER.140112T0900Z.140113T0000Z.140113T1200Z.NO/
957 AM EST SAT JAN 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE BIG CREEK NEAR ALPHARETTA.
* FROM THIS MORNING UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 945 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.2 FEET...AND
RISING QUICKLY.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY MIDDAY AND CONTINUE
TO RISE TO NEAR 8 FEET. THE RIVER WILL FALL
BELOW FLOOD STAGE MONDAY.
* AT 8.0 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 HILL PARK. PORTIONS OF THE
YMCA CAMPGROUND OFF PRESTON RIDGE ROAD WILL FLOOD.


TORNADO WATCH 1 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM CST FOR THE
FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

GAC009-013-021-035-053-059-063-077-079-089-113-121-133-135-141-
145-149-151-153-157-159-169-171-193-195-197-199-207-211-215-217-
219-221-225-231-237-247-249-255-259-261-263-265-269-285-289-293-
297-301-307-317-319-112000-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0001.140111T1310Z-140111T2000Z/

GA
. GEORGIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BALDWIN BARROW BIBB
BUTTS CHATTAHOOCHEE CLARKE
CLAYTON COWETA CRAWFORD
DEKALB FAYETTE FULTON
GREENE GWINNETT HANCOCK
HARRIS HEARD HENRY
HOUSTON JACKSON JASPER
JONES LAMAR MACON
MADISON MARION MERIWETHER
MONROE MORGAN MUSCOGEE
NEWTON OCONEE OGLETHORPE
PEACH PIKE PUTNAM
ROCKDALE SCHLEY SPALDING
STEWART SUMTER TALBOT
TALIAFERRO TAYLOR TROUP
TWIGGS UPSON WALTON
WARREN WEBSTER WILKES
WILKINSON

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