Water Resources of the United States
Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2013 09:01:15 EST
Summary: Rivers are rising into moderate to major flood levels in South Georgia
Rivers all across south Georgia are rising slowly into "moderate" flood conditions from the Ogeechee River in the east by the City of Eden to the Ochlockonee River in the southwest region of the State. Major flooding is forecast for the Altamaha River at Everett City, Georgia (see: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/serfc/).
USGS crews have been making flood measurements as needed over the past several days in support of the NWS flood forecast needs, and will continue to respond to this flood threat as allowed under the current DOI sequestration limitations.
Map of flood and high flow conditions in Georgia
Real-time data for USGS streamgage 02226160 Altamaha River near Everett City, Georgia
Sub-Region: Central South; Region: Central United States