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WGUS82 KJAX 161539  
FLSJAX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL  
1039 AM EST WED JAN 16 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN GEORGIA...  
 
ALTAMAHA RIVER AT CHARLOTTEVILLE AFFECTING JEFF DAVIS...MONTGOMERY  
AND TOOMBS COUNTIES  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
ALL PERSONS WITH INTEREST ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST  
FORECASTS...AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT  
LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. IF YOU  
SEE FLOOD WATERS...REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND AND DO NOT DROWN.  
 
FOR GRAPHICAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION...PLEASE GO TO WEATHER.GOV AND  
CLICK ON YOUR STATE. SELECT RIVERS AND LAKES UNDER CURRENT WEATHER.  
THE ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE PAGE PROVIDES CURRENT AND  
FORECAST RIVER INFORMATION...GAGE LOCATIONS...IMPACTS... AND  
HISTORICAL CREST INFORMATION FOR ALL FORECAST POINTS BY CLICKING ON  
EACH POINT.  
 

 
 
GAC161-209-279-171538-  
/O.CON.KJAX.FL.W.0026.000000T0000Z-190120T0430Z/  
/CHRG1.1.ER.181205T0600Z.190113T2300Z.190119T2230Z.NO/  
1039 AM EST WED JAN 16 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ALTAMAHA RIVER AT CHARLOTTEVILLE.  
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 10:30 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.7 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING EXPANDS INTO THE WOODLANDS  
ALONG THE RIVER UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM FROM THE GAGE ON THE U.S.  
HIGHWAY 221 BRIDGE. THE WATER WILL BE ONE TO TWO FEET DEEP OVER  
PORTIONS OF TOWNS BLUFF LANE BY THE BRIDGE. FLOOD WATERS CONTINUE  
TO EXPAND FURTHER INTO SOUTH MONTGOMERY COUNTY AROUND 1.5 MILES  
UPSTREAM FROM THE GAGE. THE WATER WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET OVER LARGE  
PORTIONS OF THREE RIVERS LANE...ALTAMAHA RIVER ROAD AND OGLE  
SANDBAR ROAD.  
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES IN THE WOODLANDS  
ALONG THE RIVER UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM FROM THE GAGE ON THE U.S.  
HIGHWAY 221 BRIDGE. THE WATER COVERS THE LOW PORTION AND ENTRANCE  
OF TOWNS BLUFF LANE BY THE BRIDGE. THE PUBLIC BOAT RAMP IS UNDER  
TWO FEET OF WATER. FLOOD WATERS EXPAND FURTHER INTO SOUTH  
MONTGOMERY COUNTY AROUND 1.5 MILES UPSTREAM FROM THE GAGE. THE  
WATER WILL BE ONE TO TWO FEET DEEP OVER PORTIONS OF THREE RIVERS  
LANE...ALTAMAHA RIVER ROAD AND OGLE SANDBAR ROAD.  
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE IS REACHED. MINOR FLOODING  
OCCURS IN THE WOODLANDS ALONG THE RIVER UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM  
FROM THE GAGE ON THE U.S. HIGHWAY 221 BRIDGE. THE WATER REACHES THE  
TOP OF THE PUBLIC BOAT RAMP BY THE BRIDGE. FLOOD WATERS EXPAND IN  
LOW LYING AREAS IN SOUTH MONTGOMERY COUNTY AROUND 1.5 MILES  
UPSTREAM FROM THE GAGE. THE WATER WILL BEGIN TO COVER PORTIONS OF  
THREE RIVERS LANE...ALTAMAHA RIVER ROAD AND OGLE SANDBAR ROAD.  
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...BANKFULL CONDITIONS OCCUR ALONG THE RIVER  
UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM FROM THE GAGE ON THE U.S. HIGHWAY 221  
BRIDGE. SOME FLOODING BEGINS IN LOW LYING AREAS AROUND 1.5 MILES  
UPSTREAM FROM THE GAGE IN SOUTH MONTGOMERY COUNTY. THE WATER WILL  
APPROACH PORTIONS OF THREE RIVERS LANE...ALTAMAHA RIVER ROAD AND  
OGLE SANDBAR ROAD.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED 7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME THU FRI SAT SUN MON  
 
ALTAMAHA  
CHARLOTTEVI 13 17.7 WED 10 AM 16.9 15.4 13.7 12.3 11.4  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3199 8254 3200 8243 3194 8243 3194 8255  
 
 
 

 
 
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