Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
348 AM EDT Wed Apr 5 2017


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Clarke-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Wilkes-Haralson-Carroll-Douglas-
South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-Walton-Newton-Morgan-Greene-
Taliaferro-Heard-Coweta-Fayette-Clayton-Spalding-Henry-Butts-
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Monroe-Jones-Baldwin-Glascock-Harris-Talbot-Crawford-Bibb-
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Including the cities of Marietta, Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Athens,
Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point, Decatur, Conyers,
Covington, Newnan, Peachtree City, Griffin, Milledgeville, Macon,
and Columbus
348 AM EDT Wed Apr 5 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Georgia...east
  central Georgia...north central Georgia...northeast Georgia...
  northwest Georgia and west central Georgia...including the
  following areas...in central Georgia...Baldwin...Bibb...
  Butts...Crawford...Jasper...Jones...Monroe and Putnam. In east
  central Georgia...Glascock...Greene...Hancock...Taliaferro...
  Warren and Wilkes. In north central Georgia...Barrow...
  Clayton...Cobb...DeKalb...Douglas...Fayette...Gwinnett...
  Henry...Morgan...Newton...North Fulton...Rockdale...South
  Fulton and Walton. In northeast Georgia...Clarke...Jackson...
  Madison...Oconee and Oglethorpe. In northwest Georgia...
  Carroll...Haralson...Paulding and Polk. In west central
  Georgia...Coweta...Harris...Heard...Lamar...Meriwether...
  Muscogee...Pike...Spalding...Talbot...Troup and Upson.

* From 8 AM EDT this morning through late tonight

* A vigorous spring storm system will impact much of Georgia
  today. This weather system is expected to bring locally heavy
  rains to the Interstate 20 corridor, including the Atlanta
  Metropolitan Area. Rainfall amounts will average 1.5 to 2
  inches, with locally higher amounts likely.

* Flooding in low lying and flood prone areas will be likely,
  especially in urban areas and the Interstate 20 corridor. In
  addition, creeks, streams and rivers may overflow their banks.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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