Flash Flooding in Gilmer County

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Flash Flooding in Gilmer County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for areas of North Georgia until 7:45pm. Below is the report in its entirety.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… CENTRAL GILMER COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA
* UNTIL 745 PM EDT
* AT 140 PM EDT… NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED FLASH FLOODING FROM A THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WARNED AREA.
* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO MOUNTAINTOWN AND ELLIJAY.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES… MOUNTAINTOWN CREEK… EAST MOUNTAINTOWN CREEK… CONASAUGA CREEK… HARPER CREEK… DAVIS CREEK… KELLS CREEK… THE ELLIJAY RIVER… RODGERS CREEK… TURNIPTOWN CREEK… OWLTOWN CREEK… GUNSTOCK BRANCH… FIR CREEK AND FLAT CREEK.
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS… HIGHWAYS AND STREETS. ADDITIONALLY… COUNTRY ROADS… FARMLANDS AND WOODLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS… STREAMS AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.
IF YOU SEE SIGNIFICANT FLOODING CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOLL FREE AT 1 8 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6. YOU CAN ALSO TWEET YOUR REPORT USING HASHTAG GAWX.

These pictures were taken just minutes ago and show the flooding on Cox Creek off HWY 52 and Boardtown Road.

Flooding 6-23-14 from Fetch on Vimeo.

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