... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday afternoon... The Flood Watch continues for * much of north Georgia... generally along and north of a line from Carrollton... to Atlanta... to Gainesville. * Through Thursday afternoon * rainfall will become heavy over north Georgia tonight and on Thursday. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches with isolated higher amounts are expected. Runoff from this rain could push rivers and creeks above flood stage. Also... temporary street flooding and Road ponding are possible due to poor drainage and clogged storm drains. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.