What is the worst flood in Georgia history?

What is the worst flood in Georgia history?

+ Epic Flooding in North Georgia, September 2009 + 1938 Whitestone Flood, April 7, 1938 + Record Flooding in Rome, Georgia, March 30-April 2, 1886 + Chattahoochee River Flood, December 8-12, 1919

What are new and preliminary Georgia Flood Maps?

New and Preliminary Georgia Flood Maps provide the public an early look at a home or community’s projected risk to flood hazards. This page is for homeowners who want to understand how their current effective Flood Map may change when the preliminary FEMA maps becomes effective.

Where can I find flood risk information in Georgia?

www.georgiadfirm.com – The site is very easy to use and contains a great wealth of information for property owners, community officials, and GADNR Program Officials. By typing in an address, one can retrieve a property specific flood risk snapshot which displays flood risk information for the selected property.

What is the flood watch program in Georgia?

The program, administered by FEMA, is available in hundreds of participating Georgia communities. Familiarize yourself with the terms that are used to identify a flood. A flood watch means widespread flooding is possible in your area.

Is there a flash flood watch in effect in Northeast Georgia?

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through this evening for northeast Georgia. ATLANTA – The FOX 5 Storm Team is tracking the potential for more flooding this afternoon and evening as more showers and thunderstorms are expected to move through the state.

What is the record flood level in Rome GA?

+Record Flooding in Rome, Georgia, March 30-April 2, 1886. Flood waters up to 11 feet deep covered portions of Broad Street in Rome with extensive record flooding. The stage height reached 40.3 feet. Flood stage is 25 feet. This record flood and another major flood in 1892 prompted the citizens of Rome to raise the town by 12 feet.

How high does the Chattahoochee River flood?

In general, flooding around 15 feet above the respective flood stages occurred along the Chattahoochee River. The exception was Columbus where the crest was around 18 feet above flood stage. This also caused the tributary creeks to have record flooding such as Peachtree Creek.