• Flash Flood Warning

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    GAC111-123-213-211445- /O.CON.KFFC.FF.W.0027.000000T0000Z-180721T1445Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Murray GA-Gilmer GA-Fannin GA- 821 AM EDT SAT JUL 21 2018 ...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1045 AM EDT FOR NORTHEASTERN MURRAY...GILMER AND CENTRAL FANNIN COUNTIES... At 819 AM EDT, the heavy rain overnight had ended and while small creeks and streams have subsided, larger creeks and rivers will continue see rises through the morning as runoff continues. Some locations that may experience flooding include... Ellijay, Blue Ridge, East Ellijay, Jones Mill, Higdon, Gregory, Cohutta Wilderness, Springer Mountain Shelter, Conasauga Lake, Tennga, Cartecay, Pisgah, Cisco, Cherry Log, Mountaintown, Stover Creek Shelter, Colwell, Roy and Black Gap Shelter. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route. Flooding is occurring or is imminent. It is important to know where you are relative to streams, rivers, or creeks which can become killers in heavy rains. Campers and hikers should avoid streams or creeks. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. && LAT...LON 3467 8415 3461 8419 3460 8419 3462 8420 3460 8422 3460 8425 3457 8426 3457 8429 3458 8431 3458 8433 3457 8433 3456 8437 3455 8437 3496 8482 3499 8481 3499 8448 $$

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