Pictured: Jeep Marks, raffle prize winner. Representatives of Ritz Carlton, Reynolds Lake Oconee, raffle prize sponsor, were unavailable for the photo. Jeep Marks won a 50-minute massage and lunch for two at Gaby’s, a $650 value, sponsored by The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, in the 2022 Rotary Week 46 raffle. The Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties is a local service organization affiliated with the Rotary International organization. The Greene and Putnam Club supports many local projects, providing funding, leadership, and volunteers for charitable efforts. Funds raised by the Super Raffle provide the club with exceptional opportunities to positively impact a variety of local service projects. To learn more about the Greene and Putnam Club, comprised of local business and community leaders, please LIKE us on Facebook and visit www.GreenePutnamRotary.org.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 90 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 34 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL GEORGIA BALDWIN BIBB BLECKLEY BUTTS CRAWFORD HOUSTON JASPER JONES LAURENS MONROE PEACH PUTNAM TWIGGS WILKINSON IN EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA GREENE HANCOCK JOHNSON WASHINGTON IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA MORGAN NEWTON IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA OCONEE IN WEST CENTRAL GEORGIA CHATTAHOOCHEE HARRIS LAMAR MACON MARION MERIWETHER MUSCOGEE PIKE SCHLEY SPALDING TALBOT TAYLOR UPSON THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF BARNESVILLE, BUENA VISTA, BUTLER, COCHRAN, COLUMBUS, COVINGTON, DUBLIN, EATONTON, ELLAVILLE, FORSYTH, FORT BENNING, FORT VALLEY, GRAY, GREENSBORO, GRIFFIN, JACKSON, JEFFERSONVILLE, MACON, MADISON, MANCHESTER, MILLEDGEVILLE, MONTEZUMA, MONTICELLO, PINE MOUNTAIN, ROBERTA, SANDERSVILLE, SPARTA, TALBOTTON, THOMASTON, TOOMSBORO, WARNER ROBINS, WATKINSVILLE, WRIGHTSVILLE, AND ZEBULON.
...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Georgia... Oconee River at Milledgeville affecting Baldwin, Wilkinson and Washington Counties. For the Oconee River Basin...including Penfield, Milledgeville, Oconee, Oconee, McIntyre, Irwinton, Oconee, Dublin, Mount Vernon... Moderate flooding is forecast. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Additional information is available at weather.gov/atlanta. && ...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY TUESDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Oconee River at Milledgeville. * WHEN...Until early Tuesday morning. * IMPACTS...At 30.0 feet, Minor flooding continues to expand further into the woodlands and pasture upstream and downstream from the gage near the Georgia Highway 22 and 24 bridge. Fishing Creek backs up and a few buildings along the creek will be flooded. Also Tanyard Branch Stream between East Thomas and East Charleston Streets in Milledgeville will flood. Sinclair Dam will likely have four to five gates open to reach this height. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 11:30 PM EDT Sunday the stage was 28.6 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 11:30 PM EDT Sunday was 28.6 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 29.4 feet just after midnight tonight. It will then fall below flood stage tomorrow evening. - Flood stage is 22.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 30.6 feet on 03/16/1976. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood &&
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE...Portions of central Georgia, east central Georgia, north central Georgia, northeast Georgia and west central Georgia, including the following counties, in central Georgia, Baldwin, Bibb, Butts, Crawford, Houston, Jasper, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Putnam, Twiggs and Wilkinson. In east central Georgia, Glascock, Greene, Hancock, Jefferson, Johnson, Taliaferro, Warren, Washington and Wilkes. In north central Georgia, Clayton, Fayette, Henry, Morgan, Newton, Rockdale and Walton. In northeast Georgia, Clarke, Oconee and Oglethorpe. In west central Georgia, Chattahoochee, Coweta, Harris, Heard, Lamar, Macon, Marion, Meriwether, Muscogee, Pike, Schley, Spalding, Talbot, Taylor, Troup and Upson. * WHEN...Through Monday morning. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - A frontal boundary will be the focus for additional waves of showers and thunderstorms across north and central Georgia through early Monday morning. Additional rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches are expected, with locally higher amounts over 3 inches possible. These amounts will occur on top of widespread heavy rainfall that has already fallen. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. &&
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