Coastal McIntosh Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 5:10 PM EDT op 17 april 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Altamaha river at Everett city. * From Saturday evening until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled. * At 4:15 PM Thursday the stage was 11.5 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 12.0 feet. * Forecast...rise above flood stage by Saturday evening and continue to rise to near 12.4 feet by early Monday morning. * Impact...at 12.0 feet...agricultural and Timber lands flooded. Water begins to encroach upon Altamaha Park. * Impact...at 10.0 feet...river begins coming out of channel banks inundating low lying bottomlands.

Fld observed 7am EST / 8am EDT forecast location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun Mon Tue

Altamaha Everett cit 12 11.5 Thu 04 PM 11.5 11.7 12.3 12.4 12.3

Lat...Lon 3152 8172 3139 8162 3130 8144 3138 8142 3143 8155 3155 8162

Coastal Hazard Statement
Statement as of 7:50 PM EDT op 17 april 2014

...High rip current risk remains in effect through Friday evening...

* rip currents...wind and wave conditions support the development of very strong rip currents. These rip currents will be life threatening to anyone who enters the surf.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

No one should enter the surf due to life threatening rip currents.

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