Echeconnee Creek drops below flood stage

lfabian@macon.comFebruary 15, 2013 

Rivers and creeks continue to recede in Middle Georgia.

The Echeconnee Creek near Byron dropped below flood stage of 15 feet Thursday and had dropped to 14.17 feet as of 5:15 a.m.

On the Ocmulgee River in Macon, the water level was 14.54 feet at 5:30 a.m. and is projected to continue dropping.

The Ocmulgee Heritage Trail and Amerson Park remain closed until the area fully dries out.

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