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Jekyll Island Authority
Tuesday April 19th, 2022 :: 09:59 a.m. EDT


Flood Warning until 10:00AM Wednesday

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Altamaha River At Everett City.

* WHEN...Until further notice.

* IMPACTS...At 12.0 feet, Agricultural and timber lands near the river are flooded. At 13.0 feet, Water begins to encroach upon Altamaha Regional Park in Glynn County. This includes Altamaha Park Road, Betty Lott Lane and Bee Tree Island Road. In McIntosh County, Barrington Park at the end of Harper Lake Road begins to flood. Blue Reach Road also begins to flood near the Long County line. At 14.0 feet, Portions of Altamaha Regional Park become inundated, including the park campground, boat ramps and parking lots. Bee Tree Island Road is flooded and closed. The end of Betty Lott Lane is flooded and homes become cut off. At 15.0 feet, In Glynn County, the majority of Altamaha Regional Park becomes inundated, including water flowing across sections of Altamaha Park Road and Pennick Road. The Altamaha Regional Park is subject to closure at this level. Homes in the vicinity of the park are cut off by flood waters at this level, but elevated structures are not flooded. In McIntosh County, much of Barrington Park is underwater. Plum Orchard Road begins to flood.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:31 AM EDT Tuesday the stage was 13.2 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 9:31 AM EDT Tuesday was 13.2 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 13.9 feet early Thursday morning. - Flood stage is 13.0 feet. -


Jekyll Island Authority
200 Stable Rd
Jekyll Island, GA 31527

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 912-635-4180

Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Flood Warning

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