219  
WGUS42 KFFC 120030  
FLWFFC  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA  
830 PM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN GEORGIA...  
 
SWEETWATER CREEK NEAR AUSTELL AFFECTING COBB AND DOUGLAS COUNTIES  
 
.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.  
 
THE LATEST STAGE DATA WAS FURNISHED IN COOPERATION WITH THE UNITED  
STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.  
 

 
 
GAC067-097-121429-  
/O.NEW.KFFC.FL.W.0100.181012T0834Z-181013T1305Z/  
/AUSG1.1.ER.181012T0834Z.181012T1800Z.181013T0705Z.NO/  
830 PM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A  
* FLOOD WARNING FOR THE SWEETWATER CREEK NEAR AUSTELL.  
* FROM LATE TONIGHT UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 8 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.4 FEET...AND RISING.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10 FEET.  
* FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TOMORROW AND CONTINUE  
TO RISE TO NEAR 10.7 FEET BY TOMORROW EVENING.THE RIVER WILL FALL  
BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 10 FEET...FLOOD STAGE IS REACHED. MINOR FLOODING OCCURS 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 BEGIN TO FLOOD. ATHLETIC FIELDS IN THE  
WOODROW WILSON PARK ON MOUNT VERNON ROAD BEGIN TO FLOOD DUE TO  
WATER BACKING UP IN DITCHES. WATER ALSO BEGINS TO FLOODS YARDS OF  
FOUR ELEVATED HOMES ALONG MOUNT VERNON ROAD.  
 
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3379 8464 3385 8463 3380 8459 3374 8459  
3370 8463 3376 8466  
 

 
 
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