Friday morning’s deluge of rain and thunderstorms caused several waterways in DeKalb County to flood, officials said.
The North Fork Peachtree Creek in south Brookhaven, near Buckhead and North Druid Hills, reached 13 feet around 9 a.m., according a notice from the DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency. Thirteen feet is the creek’s flood stage.
The creek could overflow into backyards on Victor Road, Dunwoody Place and Converse Drive.
The South Fork Peachtree Creek near Briarcliff Road is also flooding, the agency said.
Elsewhere in the county, the Yellow River near Lithonia and Stonecrest was rising and approaching its flood stage. Entrenchment Creek near southeast Atlanta passed its flood threshold of 11 feet around 10 a.m.
All of the creeks are under flood warnings. DeKalb County is under a flash flood warning until 1:15 p.m. Friday.
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