Minor flooding forecast for Ocmulgee River in Macon

Recent heavy rains mean the Ocmulgee River is flooding but will not reach anywhere near the weekend level of over 23 feet.

At 7 a.m. the river was at 18.2 feet and rising. It is expected to crest near 18.9 feet this afternoon which is less than a foot over flood stage of 18 feet.

At 19 feet minor flooding is reported on the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail which was submerged in most places Sunday.