Flash Flood Warning

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…

COBB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA NORTHERN HARALSON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA PAULDING COUNTY IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA POLK COUNTY IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA *

UNTIL 500 PM EDT SUNDAY *

AT 1050 AM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN BEGINNING TO MOVE INTO THE WARNED AREA. INTENSE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES IN ONE HOUR ARE EXPECTED TO CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAMS DURING THE NEXT FEW HOURS. *

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO MARIETTA… KENNESAW…ACWORTH…DALLAS…BRASWELL…ROCKMART…ARAGON AND CEDARTOWN. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…AS WELL AS HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES.

ADDITIONALLY…COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS…STREAMS AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY…THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

IF YOU SEE SIGNIFICANT FLOODING CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOLL FREE AT 1 8 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6. YOU CAN ALSO TWEET YOUR REPORT USING HASHTAG GAWX. &&

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