Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
629 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  FANNIN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA
  GILMER COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA
  WESTERN UNION COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA

* UNTIL 1230 AM EDT

* AT 627 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  FLASH FLOODING FROM A THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WARNED AREA. RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS OF UP TO 2 INCHES HAVE FALLEN IN THE PAST HOUR OR SO...
  WITH AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF
  HOURS AS ANOTHER AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS MOVES THROUGH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  BLAIRSVILLE...MORGANTON...BLUE RIDGE AND MCCAYSVILLE-COPPERHILL

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE POTENTIALLY
DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY
FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

IF YOU SEE SIGNIFICANT FLOODING CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
TOLL FREE AT 1 8 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 OR TWEET US YOUR REPORT AT
NWSATLANTA.

&&

LAT...LON 3499 8400 3474 8391 3473 8396 3464 8404
      3466 8413 3461 8419 3460 8425 3457 8426
      3458 8433 3455 8437 3456 8448 3455 8448
      3456 8450 3455 8465 3474 8465 3482 8458
      3486 8462 3499 8462

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