Flash Flood Watch

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Wednesday morning... 

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... Butts...  
  Jasper... Jones... Monroe and Putnam. In east central Georgia...  
  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 and Paulding. In west 
  central Georgia... Coweta... Harris... heard... Lamar...  
  Meriwether... Pike... Spalding... Talbot... Troup and Upson. 

* Through Wednesday morning

* a weak frontal boundary will remain stationary across west
  central Georgia through the Atlanta Metro to near Athens through
  tonight. Heavy rainfall occurred along the Interstate 20 
  corridor Monday night/early Tuesday morning with widespread 
  values between one and three inches, with some spotty 4 to 6 
  inches. An additional one to three inches with locally higher 
  amounts is possible through the day Tuesday and into the 
  overnight hours. 

* Flooding in low lying and flood prone areas will be possible,
  especially in urban areas along 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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