Flood Warning

Last Updated: 10:39 AM. Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 EDT

Until 07:30 AM. Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

GAC067-097-130435- /O.EXT.KFFC.FL.W.0079.170913T0515Z-170914T1130Z/ /AUSG1.1.ER.170913T0515Z.170913T1800Z.170914T0530Z.NO/ 1035 AM EDT Tue Sep 12 2017 ...The Flood Warning continues for... The Sweetwater Creek near Austell. * From Wednesday morning until Thursday morning. * At 9AM Tuesday the stage was 6.5 feet...and rising. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 10 feet. * Forecast to rise above flood stage early Wednesday morning and continue to rise to near 11.9 feet by Wednesday early afternoon.The river will fall below flood stage by early Thursday morning. * At 12 feet...Minor flooding continues in the woodlands and fields upstream and downstream from the gage near the Interstate 20 bridge. Portions of a paintball playing field just downstream of the bridge and athletic fields in the Woodrow Wilson Park on Mount Vernon Road are flooded with one to two feet of water. Water also floods yards of four elevated homes along Mount Vernon Road. A portion of Wren Circle in Douglas County...the County Iron Works and Sunlight Drive in Cobb County begin to flood. && LAT...LON 3379 8464 3385 8463 3380 8459 3374 8459 3370 8463 3376 8466 $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Glenn Burns