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Etowah Rivers Shows Early Signs of Flooding

Flooding can be seen from the bridge going into Canton this afternoon.
Flooding can be seen from the bridge going into Canton this afternoon. (click image for slideshow)
February 20, 2019 | At 1 o'clock this afternoon, portions of the Etowah River were flooding some of the low lying areas near Riverstone.  The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Flood Warning for the Etowah river in Cherokee County, Georgia. Recent heavy rainfall has caused significant runoff into streams and rivers which will cause flooding in some areas. ... (read complete story)

Some of the low lying areas are already experiencing flooding.
Some of the low lying areas are already experiencing flooding.
Flood waters appear to get close to a roadway.
Flood waters appear to get close to a roadway.
Water from the Etowah River has reached a couple of transmission lines.
Water from the Etowah River has reached a couple of transmission lines.
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