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River and creeks update

ALBANY — Projections for the Flint River at Albany have been reduced, with the river now not expected to reach flood stage.

In southern Lee County and Bainbridge, however, moderate flooding is still expected, with minor flooding in Newton.

Here are the latest projections from the National Weather Service's Advanced Hydrological Prediction Service on cresting of area rivers and creeks:

Flint River, Albany: 22.7 feet at 7 a.m. Friday. Flood stage is 26 feet. At 8:30 a.m. today, the river was at 17.94 feet.

Flint River, Newton: 24 feet at 7 a.m. Saturday. Flood stage is 24 feet. Minor flooding expected. At 8:45 a.m. today, the river was at 18.15 feet.

Kinchafoonee Creek, Lee County: 17.2 feet at 7 a.m. Friday. Flood stage is 13 feet. Moderate flooding expected. At 8:30 a.m. today, creek was at 12.05 feet.

Muckalee Creek, Lee County: 12.6 feet at 7 p.m. today. Flood stage is 15 feet. At 8:30 a.m., creek was at 11.65 feet.

Flint River, Bainbridge: 28.1 feet at 7 a.m. Saturday. Flood stage is 25 feet. Moderate flooding expected. At 8:45 a.m. today, river was at 23.29 feet.

Spring Creek, Iron City: 20.23 feet at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Flood stage is 16 feet. Flooding already is minor; moderate is expected. At 9:15 a,m. today, the creek was at 18.4 feet.

Projections will be updated.