Water Resources of the United States

PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (GA NC) SAWSC Field Crews Responding to High Water from Overnight Storms

Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 08:52:25 EDT

Summary: USGS South Atlantic WSC field crews respond to river flooding caused by heavy rainfall amounts from overnight storms in North Carolina and Georgia.

Heavy rains from a strong line of storms overnight swept through the Southeast United States, causing rivers to rise quickly in localized areas of North Carolina and northeast Georgia.

Six two-person crews from the USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center are responding by making flood measurements today-three crews from the Norcross Office, two crews from Asheville (Arden) office, and one crew from the Charlotte office. The Charlotte crew is measuring a peak-of-record flood at station 0214269560 Killian Creek near Mariposa, NC.

USGS real-time data webpage for streamflow station 0214269560

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