Press Release: Franklin County Emergency Management
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.
Rainfall totals of 3- to 5 inches associated with a possible tropical or subtropical storm. Franklin County EOC is at a LEVEL 3 (monitoring).
Sandbags are prepared and ready if needed
Road Department has staged equipment and is on standby.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions my develop that lead to Flash Flooding. Flash Flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecast and be prepared to take action should a flash flood warning be issued.
Area of low pressure remains poorly defined with winds currently sustained around 30 mph. Overall forecast remains unchanged, although there is now a 60% chance of development into a Tropical Depression or even a low-end Tropical Storm in the next 48 hrs. Regardless, heavy rainfall, especially near any intense thunderstorm flare-ups, could produce localized flooding, especially over the FL Big Bend into s-central GA Thursday into Friday morning. Flash Flood Watches are in effect for those counties through Friday morning.
Could see 2-3’ increase above normal tides in Apalachee Bay, 9-11 feet seas offshore. Increases for Franklin and Wakulla coast should occur roughly from 5am-10am EDT, Thu, and over Dixie and Taylor county between 11a-4pm EDT. (Specific timing a rough estimate.)
Alligator Point, St James Island
6/6 2:01am 2.22h
Turkey Point, St James Island
6/6 2:35am 2.4h
Dog Island West End
6/6 3:29am 2.31h
Carrabelle River, ID 8728464
6/6 3:57am 2.13h
St George Island East End
6/6 3:20am 1.51h
St George Island, Rattlesnake Cove
6/6 4:20am 1.77h
St George Island, 12th Street W
6/6 4:27am 1.68
St George Island, Sikes Cut
6/6 4:24am 1.33h
6/6 4:42am 1.43h
6/6 5:22am 1.336h