Ogeechee River at Dasher's Landing rises to 14.5 ft. Tuesday - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Ogeechee River at Dasher's Landing rises to 14.5 ft.

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BRYAN CO., GA (WTOC) -

Folks who live along the Ogeechee River at Dasher's Landing are dealing with more flooding than they expected. The information from NOAA shows rising waters since Saturday. The levels, however, aren't expected to crest until Wednesday. As of Tuesday, the river was actually higher then the original predictions for the day.  

Bryan County Emergency Services says the river is about 14.5 feet. The reason it got so much higher than they predicted was because of the dam that failed in Screven County Saturday night.

The river is about as high as it has been in the last 10 years. Flood stage for the Ogeechee River is at 9 feet. Since Friday, the river has risen about two feet. By Wednesday it could go up even more to 14.8 feet, according to the National Weather Service.

Bryan County Emergency Services says the predictions for Tuesday's levels were off by about a foot.

"We were looking for about 13.7 feet and it's probably about a foot over that. That's more than likely due to the damn breaking in Screven County.

WTOC has been receiving several calls from viewers asking boaters to slow down. Their wake is pushing more flood water into resident's yards and homes.

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