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Habersham County
Friday April 19th, 2019 :: 11:58 p.m. EDT


Weather Warning Name in effect for Location thru Expire Time.

Description: The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

Flood Warning for,

Central Habersham County in northeastern Georgia,

Southwestern Rabun County in northeastern Georgia,

Until 12:15AM EDT Saturday.

At 6:13PM EDT, Excessive runoff from early very heavy rainfall

will continue to flow through the Georgia Power lakes this

evening .
Lingering excessive runoff and flood conditions will

continue across the Soque River as well.

Releases out of the Tallulah River lakes may flood select roads

downstream, especially Shady Lane and Mathis Dam Road.

Residents are reminded to be wary of water covered roads.

Some locations that will experience flooding include,

Clarkesville, Tallulah Falls, Lake Rabun, Lake Burton, Lakemont,

Tallulah Gorge State Park, Hollywood, Seed Lake, Turnerville and



Numerous roads, parking lots and bridges will be threatened by heavy

rain and rapidly rising streams and creeks .
Please pay close

attention to road signs indicating a flood-prone area .
Obey all

barricades, even if water is not currently over the road .

are in place for your protection and indicate areas where flooding

can occur rapidly and without warning.

Habersham County
130 Jacobs Way
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 706-778-3911

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