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Rabun County Sheriffs Office
Thursday July 4th, 2013 :: 07:09 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory for heavy rainfall in effect for Rabun County tonight.

FLOOD ADVISORY

Issued by The National Weather Service
Greenville-Spartanburg, SC

Thu, Jul 4, 2013, 3:50 PM EDT

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN WESTERN RABUN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA. AT 349 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED RAINFALL RATES OF 2 TO 3 INCHES AN HOUR OVER THE AREA THAT HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED MORE THAN 2 INCHES IN THE PAST 24 HOURS.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO OCCUR ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE CLAYTON, BATESVILLE, LAKE BURTON, LAKE RABUN, LAKEMONT, AND TALLULAH FALLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, COUNTRY ROADS AS WELL AS FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER, FLOODING, LANDSLIDES OR OTHER SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE SPARTANBURG BY CALLING TOLL FREE 1-800-267-8101. YOUR MESSAGE SHOULD DESCRIBE THE EVENT AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT OCCURRED.

Address/Location
Rabun County Sheriffs Office
25 Courthouse Square
Clayton, GA 30525

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 706-782-3612

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