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Flood Warning Issued for Chattooga River

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
1036 AM EDT Tue Sep 21 2021

…The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in

Chattooga River near Summerville affecting Chattooga County.


Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report observed flooding to local emergency services or law
enforcement and request they pass this information to the National
Weather Service when you can do so safely.

Additional information is available at


1036 AM EDT Tue Sep 21 2021

…The Flood Warning is now in effect until late this evening…

The Flood Warning continues for
the Chattooga River near Summerville.
* Until late this evening.
* At 9:45 AM EDT Tuesday the stage was 14.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…The river is expected to rise to a crest of 15.2 feet
this afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage just after
midnight tonight.
* Impact…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.


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