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Welcome to the Emergency Information Website for Waycross – Ware County & Blackshear Pierce County GA.
Don’t be in any doubt, get the latest right here, right now. We aim to get you the very latest emergency information on (wildfires, severe weather, emergency road closure, etc.) as they occur in our area, plus we are regularly posting other useful community preparedness information.

 

Tropical Storm Michael

At this time this is not an alert but more for information Tropical Storm Michael has rapidly strengthened overnight and is nearing hurricane intensity as it approaches the Yucatan channel early this morning. Hurricane watches have been posted for the Florida...

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Hurricane Florence UPDATE

We just have to keep watching Predictions now say that upon land fall Florence may head west into central South Carolina so the outer bands will get closer to the Waycross Ware County area, although at this time we should be OK, just rain which we are all to familiar...

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Hurricane Florence

It's that time of the year again with September being the start of Hurricane season Should this effect us in Waycross Bottom line is we should keep an eye on this one, but fingers crossed all should be OK, but don't quote us. What should we be doing For those of you...

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Potential for Severe Storms this afternoon

Synopsis & Timing Slight Risk for Severe Storms this afternoon/evening Scattered/numerous storms this afternoon/evening Strong to severe storms are expected. There is a slight risk for severe storms across SE GA and North of a line from St Augustine to Gainesville...

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Waves of Heavy Rainfall This Week

Synopsis & Timing An area of low pressure is expected to drift northward and meander across the eastern Gulf of Mexico this week. National Hurricane Center monitoring for potential sub-tropical or tropical development. Regardless of tropical development, main...

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Local Weather Alerts

Check for any weather alerts here Flood Warning

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Lookout Creek Near New England Affecting Dade And Hamilton Counties ...flood Warning Extended Until Saturday Morning...the Flood Warning Continues For The Lookout Creek Near New England. ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 10:08pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 10:32amTarget Area: Dade

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Big Creek Near Cumming Affecting Forsyth County Nancy Creek West Wesley Rd. Near Atlanta Affecting Fulton County Flint River Near Griffin Hwy. 16 Affecting Fayette And Spalding Counties South River Near Snapping Shoals Affecting Butts...henry And ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 10:07pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 12:05pmTarget Area: Butts; Henry; Newton

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Big Creek Near Cumming Affecting Forsyth County Nancy Creek West Wesley Rd. Near Atlanta Affecting Fulton County Flint River Near Griffin Hwy. 16 Affecting Fayette And Spalding Counties South River Near Snapping Shoals Affecting Butts...henry And ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 10:07pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 12:05pmTarget Area: Forsyth

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Big Creek Near Cumming Affecting Forsyth County Nancy Creek West Wesley Rd. Near Atlanta Affecting Fulton County Flint River Near Griffin Hwy. 16 Affecting Fayette And Spalding Counties South River Near Snapping Shoals Affecting Butts...henry And ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 10:07pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 12:05pmTarget Area: Fulton

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Big Creek Near Cumming Affecting Forsyth County Nancy Creek West Wesley Rd. Near Atlanta Affecting Fulton County Flint River Near Griffin Hwy. 16 Affecting Fayette And Spalding Counties South River Near Snapping Shoals Affecting Butts...henry And ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 10:07pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 12:05pmTarget Area: Newton; Rockdale

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Big Creek Near Cumming Affecting Forsyth County Nancy Creek West Wesley Rd. Near Atlanta Affecting Fulton County Flint River Near Griffin Hwy. 16 Affecting Fayette And Spalding Counties South River Near Snapping Shoals Affecting Butts...henry And ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 10:07pmExpires: April 22, 2019 at 4:24amTarget Area: Fayette; Spalding

Flood Warning
...observed Flooding Changed From Minor To Moderate Severity For The Following Rivers In Georgia... ...forecast Flooding Changed From Minor To Moderate Severity For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Middle Oconee River Near Arcade Affecting Barrow And Jackson Counties ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 9:52pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 9:04pmTarget Area: Barrow; Jackson

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Etowah River Near Dawsonville Affecting Dawson And Forsyth Counties Etowah River Near Canton Affecting Cherokee County ...flood Warning Extended Until Late Tonight...the Flood Warning Continues For ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 9:24pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 4:05amTarget Area: Dawson; Forsyth

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Etowah River Near Dawsonville Affecting Dawson And Forsyth Counties Etowah River Near Canton Affecting Cherokee County ...flood Warning Extended Until Saturday Afternoon...the Flood Warning Continues For ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 9:22pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 3:38pmTarget Area: Cherokee

Flood Warning
...observed Flooding Changed From Moderate To Moderate Severity For The Following Rivers In Georgia... ...forecast Flooding Changed From Moderate To Moderate Severity For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Flint River Near Lovejoy Affecting Clayton...fayette And Spalding Counties ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 9:16pmExpires: April 21, 2019 at 6:21amTarget Area: Clayton; Fayette; Spalding

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Big Creek Near Alpharetta Affecting Forsyth And Fulton Counties Chattahoochee River Near Vinings Paces Ferry Road Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties Chattahoochee River Near Atlanta South Cobb Drive Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 9:13pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 4:25amTarget Area: Chattahoochee; Muscogee

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Big Creek Near Alpharetta Affecting Forsyth And Fulton Counties Chattahoochee River Near Vinings Paces Ferry Road Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties Chattahoochee River Near Atlanta South Cobb Drive Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 9:13pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 9:57amTarget Area: Cobb; Fulton

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Big Creek Near Alpharetta Affecting Forsyth And Fulton Counties Chattahoochee River Near Vinings Paces Ferry Road Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties Chattahoochee River Near Atlanta South Cobb Drive Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 9:13pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 10:51amTarget Area: Cobb; Fulton

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Big Creek Near Alpharetta Affecting Forsyth And Fulton Counties Chattahoochee River Near Vinings Paces Ferry Road Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties Chattahoochee River Near Atlanta South Cobb Drive Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 9:13pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 2:32pmTarget Area: Gwinnett

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Big Creek Near Alpharetta Affecting Forsyth And Fulton Counties Chattahoochee River Near Vinings Paces Ferry Road Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties Chattahoochee River Near Atlanta South Cobb Drive Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties ...Read More.
Effective: April 20, 2019 at 3:30amExpires: April 21, 2019 at 4:46amTarget Area: Carroll; Coweta; Heard

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Big Creek Near Alpharetta Affecting Forsyth And Fulton Counties Chattahoochee River Near Vinings Paces Ferry Road Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties Chattahoochee River Near Atlanta South Cobb Drive Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 9:13pmExpires: April 21, 2019 at 11:00pmTarget Area: Forsyth; Fulton

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Big Creek Near Alpharetta Affecting Forsyth And Fulton Counties Chattahoochee River Near Vinings Paces Ferry Road Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties Chattahoochee River Near Atlanta South Cobb Drive Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties ...Read More.
Effective: April 20, 2019 at 4:00amExpires: April 22, 2019 at 9:45amTarget Area: Meriwether; Pike

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Yellow River Near East Lithonia Affecting De Kalb And Rockdale Counties Yellow River Near Conyers Below Milstead Affecting Newton And Rockdale Counties Ocmulgee River Near Macon Affecting Bibb...houston...jones... ...Read More.
Effective: April 20, 2019 at 7:10pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 10:54amTarget Area: Bibb; Houston; Jones; Monroe; Twiggs

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Yellow River Near East Lithonia Affecting De Kalb And Rockdale Counties Yellow River Near Conyers Below Milstead Affecting Newton And Rockdale Counties Ocmulgee River Near Macon Affecting Bibb...houston...jones... ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 8:54pmExpires: April 21, 2019 at 6:12amTarget Area: DeKalb; Rockdale

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Yellow River Near East Lithonia Affecting De Kalb And Rockdale Counties Yellow River Near Conyers Below Milstead Affecting Newton And Rockdale Counties Ocmulgee River Near Macon Affecting Bibb...houston...jones... ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 8:54pmExpires: April 21, 2019 at 9:53pmTarget Area: Newton; Rockdale

Flood Warning
...observed Flooding Changed From Minor To Nonflood Severity For The Following Rivers In Georgia... ...forecast Flooding Changed From Minor To Minor Severity For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Broad River Near Carlton Affecting Elbert...madison And Oglethorpe Counties ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 10:29pmExpires: April 21, 2019 at 12:25pmTarget Area: Elbert; Madison; Oglethorpe

Flood Warning
The National Weather Service In Greenville-spartanburg Has Issued A * Flood Warning For... Central Habersham County In Northeastern Georgia... Southwestern Rabun County In Northeastern Georgia... * Until 1215 Am Edt Saturday. * At 613 Pm Edt, Excessive Runoff From Early Very Heavy Rainfall ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 9:13pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 2:32pmTarget Area: Habersham

Flood Warning
The National Weather Service In Greenville-spartanburg Has Issued A * Flood Warning For... Central Habersham County In Northeastern Georgia... Southwestern Rabun County In Northeastern Georgia... * Until 1215 Am Edt Saturday. * At 613 Pm Edt, Excessive Runoff From Early Very Heavy Rainfall ...Read More.
Effective: April 20, 2019 at 4:00amExpires: April 22, 2019 at 9:45amTarget Area: Rabun

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... North Oconee River Near Commerce Affecting Jackson County The Flood Warning Continues For The North Oconee River Near Commerce. * Until Further Notice. * At 5 Pm Friday The Stage Was 16 Feet...and Falling. ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 6:06pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 8:06amTarget Area: Jackson

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Yellowjacket Creek Near Hogansville Affecting Troup County Whitewater Creek Near Starrs Mill Affecting Fayette County Line Creek Near Below Lake Mcintosh Affecting Coweta And Fayette Counties Line Creek Near Senoia Affecting Coweta...fayette And Spalding ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 6:00pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 8:00amTarget Area: Banks

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Yellowjacket Creek Near Hogansville Affecting Troup County Whitewater Creek Near Starrs Mill Affecting Fayette County Line Creek Near Below Lake Mcintosh Affecting Coweta And Fayette Counties Line Creek Near Senoia Affecting Coweta...fayette And Spalding ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 6:00pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 8:00amTarget Area: Coweta; Fayette

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Yellowjacket Creek Near Hogansville Affecting Troup County Whitewater Creek Near Starrs Mill Affecting Fayette County Line Creek Near Below Lake Mcintosh Affecting Coweta And Fayette Counties Line Creek Near Senoia Affecting Coweta...fayette And Spalding ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 6:00pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 8:00amTarget Area: Coweta; Fayette; Spalding

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Yellowjacket Creek Near Hogansville Affecting Troup County Whitewater Creek Near Starrs Mill Affecting Fayette County Line Creek Near Below Lake Mcintosh Affecting Coweta And Fayette Counties Line Creek Near Senoia Affecting Coweta...fayette And Spalding ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 6:00pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 8:00amTarget Area: Fayette

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Yellowjacket Creek Near Hogansville Affecting Troup County Whitewater Creek Near Starrs Mill Affecting Fayette County Line Creek Near Below Lake Mcintosh Affecting Coweta And Fayette Counties Line Creek Near Senoia Affecting Coweta...fayette And Spalding ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 6:00pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 8:01amTarget Area: Troup

Flood Warning
...the National Weather Service In Peachtree City Has Issued A Flood Warning For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Big Haynes Creek Near Milstead Affecting Newton And Rockdale Counties .recent Heavy Rainfall Has Caused Significant Runoff Into Streams And Rivers Which Will Cause Flooding In Some Areas. ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 5:56pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 7:55amTarget Area: Newton; Rockdale

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Alcovy River Near Lawrenceville Affecting Gwinnett And Walton Counties South River Near Snapfinger Affecting De Kalb County The Flood Warning Continues For The South River Near Snapfinger. ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 5:47pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 7:46amTarget Area: DeKalb

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Chattahoochee River Near Vinings Cobb Parkway Affecting Cobb And Fulton Counties Nancy Creek West Wesley Rd. Near Atlanta Affecting Fulton County The Flood Warning Continues For The Chattahoochee River Near Vinings Cobb Parkway. ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 5:39pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 7:38amTarget Area: Cobb; Fulton

Flood Warning
...the National Weather Service In Peachtree City Has Issued A Flood Warning For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Line Creek Near Peachtree City Affecting Coweta And Fayette Counties Big Haynes Creek Near Milstead Affecting Newton And Rockdale Counties ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 5:20pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 7:19amTarget Area: Coweta; Fayette

Flood Warning
...the National Weather Service In Peachtree City Has Issued A Flood Warning For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Line Creek Near Peachtree City Affecting Coweta And Fayette Counties Big Haynes Creek Near Milstead Affecting Newton And Rockdale Counties ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 5:20pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 7:19amTarget Area: Newton; Rockdale

Flood Warning
...the National Weather Service In Peachtree City Has Issued A Flood Warning For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Flint River Near Woolsey Affecting Clayton...fayette And Spalding Counties .recent Heavy Rainfall Has Caused Significant Runoff Into Streams And Rivers Which Will Cause Flooding In Some Areas. ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 4:12pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 6:11amTarget Area: Clayton; Fayette; Spalding

Flood Warning
...the National Weather Service In Peachtree City Has Issued A Flood Warning For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Etowah River Near East Canton Downstream I-575 Affecting Cherokee County South River Near South Lithonia Affecting De Kalb And Rockdale Counties ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 3:27pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 5:26amTarget Area: Cherokee

Flood Warning
...the National Weather Service In Peachtree City Has Issued A Flood Warning For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Etowah River Near East Canton Downstream I-575 Affecting Cherokee County South River Near South Lithonia Affecting De Kalb And Rockdale Counties ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 3:27pmExpires: April 20, 2019 at 5:26amTarget Area: DeKalb; Rockdale

Flood Warning
The Flood Warning Continues For The Savannah River Near Clyo. * At 10 Am Friday The Stage Was 11.0 Feet. * Flood Stage Is 11.0 Feet. * At 11.0 Feet, The Back Yards Of Several Homes On Tom Goethe Road Flood. ...Read More.
Effective: April 19, 2019 at 11:21amExpires: April 20, 2019 at 8:00amTarget Area: Effingham; Screven

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