Flood Warning Issued for Chattooga River near Summerville
6/5/2017 12:00 p.m.
National Weather Service
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Georgia... Chattooga River near Summerville affecting Chattooga 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. GAC055-060410- /O.NEW.KFFC.FL.W.0057.170605T1536Z-170606T1800Z/ /SUMG1.1.ER.170605T1536Z.170606T0000Z.170606T1200Z.NO/ 1010 AM EDT Mon Jun 5 2017 The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a * Flood Warning for The Chattooga River near Summerville. * From later this morning until Tuesday afternoon. * At 945 AM Monday the stage was 13.2 feet...and rising. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 14.0 feet. * Forecast to rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue to rise to near 15.1 feet by after midnight Tuesday.The river will fall below flood stage late Tuesday morning. * At 16.0 feet...Minor flooding continues and expands further into the woodlands and fields along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on U.S. Highway 27 or Rome Boulevard.