Please be aware that Gordon County and the surrounding areas will receive a significant amount of rainfall over the next few days.
As of 3-7-2019 at 10:00 a.m. the only road closed is Doe Lane.
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North and Central Georgia.
Some localized flooding of creeks and streams may be possible across portions of northern Georgia due to overnight rainfall.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Tuesday through Sunday…
Confidence is increasing that multiple rounds of rain can be expected across much of the area through Sunday, with 2 to as much as 8 inches possible by the end of the week. The highest rainfall amounts at this time are expected across northwest Georgia. An increased threat for river and stream flooding is likely through the week as rain falls over saturated grounds. Localized flash flooding will also be possible, especially over the complex terrain of north Georgia.
Plenty of uncertainty exists with respect to where the axis of heaviest rain sets up, so stay tuned to the latest forecasts and updates each day.
In addition, there is a chance of thunderstorms on Wednesday afternoon through Sunday.
Flood Warning National Weather Service Peachtree City GA 1001 AM EST Mon Feb 18 2019
…The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Georgia…
Conasauga River near Tilton affecting Gordon…Murray and Whitfield Counties
.Recent heavy rainfall has caused significant runoff into streams and rivers which will cause flooding in some areas.
PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
All persons with interests along the river should monitor the latest forecasts…and be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect life and property.
The latest stage data was furnished in cooperation with the United States Geological Survey.
Read more at https://www.ready.gov/floods