Cooper says citizens should be cautious and expect flash flooding to occur in some areas. There will also be several roads closed from the flooding and barricades will be put up where water is over the road.
Cooper is encouraging all to be prepared for several days of flooding, and be safe. For more information contact the Cooper's office at , 706-602-2905.
The Gordon County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning about swollen creeks and rivers in the area that have resulted in the closures of several county roads.
The following county roads were closed as of 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12 Mauldin Road, Covington Bridge Road, Irwin Mill Road, Langford Road, and Sam Hunt Road.
The sheriff's office is cautioning motorists not to attempt to proceed beyond barricades into floodwaters. Also, the office is warning against drivers venturing into water across any roadway.
Sheriff Mitch Ralston is urging anyone who sees flooding which endangers lives or property to promptly call 911.