Weather Service cancels flood warning

by Staff Reports

alt

Sarah Fay Campbell

This photo shows the Chattahoochee River just above flood stage of 15 feet Monday afternoon at the edge of Riverfront Park off Hwy. 16 at the Coweta-Carroll County line.

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. –  The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has cancelled the Flood Warning for the Chattahoochee River at the Coweta-Carroll County line, just south of Whitesburg.

The Chattahoochee River was at 15.4 feet and falling just before noon today. The Chattahoochee peaked near the 16.5 feet mark after midnight. Flood stage for the river is 15.0 feet.

According to Jay Jones, Coweta County's Emergency Management Director, the Riverside Park on Hwy. 16 at the Coweta-Carroll line is closed.

Monday afternoon's forecast calls for a 60 percent chance of showers before 4 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 4 and 5 p.m. with a high near 61 degrees. Southwest wind will be around 10 mph. Tonight, an 80 percent chance of rain is in the forecast with a low around 47 degrees.

For the latest Newnan Weather information and radar, click on The Newnan Times-Herald weather page:  http://www.times-herald.com/weather/ .


More Local

Students arrested for dealing pot near ECHS

Two East Coweta High School students were arrested Thursday after investigators with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office discovered the ... Read More


Group brings Christian, Jewish, Muslim leaders together

The Higher Ground Group, comprised of a dynamic assembly of four long-time Atlanta faith leaders who share common experiences and lead posit ... Read More


Cowetan reports issue with voting machine

A Coweta voter reported problems with getting her votes to record correctly during early voting. She wants other voters to be sure to double ... Read More


No additional charges for driver in rollover accident

The 16-year-old driver involved in the rollover accident on Highway 154 Thursday, an accident in which she and her 14-year-old sister were i ... Read More


Headmaster out at The Heritage School

JP Watson, headmaster at The Heritage School, is no longer employed there, according to a statement released by the school on Friday. The st ... Read More

Health care boosting Coweta's economic outlook

Coweta County has taken the lead as the strongest job market in the Three Rivers region over the past year with an employment gain of 8.1 pe ... Read More