Flash Flood Watch
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
313 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

...Flash Flooding Possible Across Portions of North and All of Central
GA through Early Afternoon Wednesday...

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Johnson-Emanuel-Laurens-Treutlen-Wilcox-Dodge-Telfair-Wheeler-
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Including the cities of Swainsboro, Dublin, and Vidalia
313 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of central Georgia...
  east central Georgia and southeast Georgia...including the
  following areas...in central Georgia...Dodge...Laurens...
  Montgomery...Telfair...Wheeler and Wilcox. In east central
  Georgia...Emanuel...Johnson and Treutlen. In southeast
  Georgia...Toombs.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* Abundant moisture combined with an upper level storm system will
  lead to widespread showers and thunderstorms overnight early
  this afternoon and again late tonight into Wednesday. Heavy rain
  will be possible at times over the watch area including higher
  rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour over central Georgia
  later this morning. Portions of the watch area received 1 to 3
  inches of rainfall on Saturday into Monday making soils less
  permeable to additional rainfall. Additional Rainfall amounts of
  1 to close to 3 inches are possible in the watch area through
  Wednesday afternoon.

* Flooding in low lying and flood prone areas will be likely,
  especially in urban areas. 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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Including the cities of Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta,
Lawrenceville, Athens, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point,
Decatur, Conyers, Covington, Newnan, Peachtree City, Griffin,
Milledgeville, Macon, Columbus, Warner Robins, Lumpkin, Americus,
and Cordele
313 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

The Flash Flood Watch continues 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...Bleckley...Butts...
  Crawford...Crisp...Dooly...Houston...Jasper...Jones...Monroe...
   Peach...Pulaski...Putnam...Twiggs and Wilkinson. In east
  central Georgia...Glascock...Greene...Hancock...Jefferson...
  Taliaferro...Warren...Washington and Wilkes. In north central
  Georgia...Barrow...Cherokee...Clayton...Cobb...DeKalb...
  Douglas...Fayette...Forsyth...Gwinnett...Hall...Henry...
  Morgan...Newton...North Fulton...Rockdale...South Fulton and
  Walton. In northeast Georgia...Banks...Clarke...Jackson...
  Madison...Oconee and Oglethorpe. In northwest Georgia...
  Carroll...Haralson...Paulding and Polk. In west central
  Georgia...Chattahoochee...Coweta...Harris...Heard...Lamar...
  Macon...Marion...Meriwether...Muscogee...Pike...Schley...
  Spalding...Stewart...Sumter...Talbot...Taylor...Troup...Upson
  and Webster.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* Abundant moisture combined with an upper level storm system will
  lead to widespread showers and thunderstorms overnight early
  this afternoon and again late tonight into Wednesday. Heavy rain
  will be possible at times over the watch area including higher
  rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour over central Georgia
  later this morning. Portions of the watch area received 1 to 3
  inches of rainfall on Saturday into Monday making soils less
  permeable to additional rainfall. Additional Rainfall amounts of
  1 to close to 3 inches are possible in the watch area through
  Wednesday afternoon.

* Flooding in low lying and flood prone areas will be likely,
  especially in urban areas. 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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