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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:52 PM EDT on April 19, 2014

Expires 9:51 PM EDT on April 20, 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
the Altamaha river at Everett city.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Saturday the stage was 11.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue
to rise to near 13.7 feet by Thursday evening. Additional rises are
possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 13.0 feet... water begins to encroach upon Altamaha Park
Road and Pennick Road. Portions of Altamaha Park become inundated.
* 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 sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Everett cit 12 11.8 Sat 08 PM 12.0 12.2 12.4 12.9 13.5

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

Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 3:34 AM EDT on April 20, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on April 20, 2014

... High rip current risk in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a high
rip current risk... which is in effect through this evening.

* Timing... strong northerly winds will create a longshore
current... combining with easterly swells to produce a high risk
of rip currents today. This threat will likely continue tonight
and Monday.

* Impacts... rip currents will be common at area beaches today.
Beach goers should exercise caution if entering the surf.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore... which occur most often at low spots or breaks in The
Sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins...
jetties and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards and the beach
patrol. Pay attention to flags and posted signs.

If you become caught in a rip current... do not panic. Remain calm
and begin to swim parallel to shore. Once you are away from the
force of the rip current... begin to swim back to the beach. Do
not attempt to swim directly against a rip current. Even a strong
swimmer can become exhausted quickly.


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Alabama - Flood Warning
Arizona - Fire Weather Watch
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - High Surf Advisory , Frost Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Hawaii - Wind Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Flood Warning
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Montana - High Wind Warning
Nevada - Fire Weather Watch
New Mexico - Record Report
New York - Flood Warning
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oregon - High Surf Advisory , Frost Advisory
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch / Flood Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Utah - Special Statement
Vermont - Flood Warning
Washington - Areal Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning
Wyoming - Special Statement