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Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
629 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF NORTH GEORGIA UNTIL 7 AM EST
MONDAY...

.A LARGE AREA OF MODERATE RAIN IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE AREA
TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY WITH ANOTHER ROUND LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
INTO EARLY MONDAY. AS A RESULT...THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING ALONG
AREA CREEKS...RIVERS AND STREAMS EXISTS THROUGH MONDAY.

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-030>035-041>048-052>057-066>068-280900-
/O.NEW.KFFC.FA.A.0006.141228T0300Z-141229T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DADE-WALKER-CATOOSA-WHITFIELD-MURRAY-FANNIN-GILMER-UNION-TOWNS-
CHATTOOGA-GORDON-PICKENS-DAWSON-LUMPKIN-WHITE-FLOYD-BARTOW-
CHEROKEE-FORSYTH-HALL-BANKS-JACKSON-POLK-PAULDING-COBB-
NORTH FULTON-GWINNETT-BARROW-HARALSON-CARROLL-DOUGLAS-
SOUTH FULTON-DE KALB-ROCKDALE-WALTON-NEWTON-HEARD-COWETA-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-SPALDING-HENRY-TROUP-MERIWETHER-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TRENTON...FORT OGLETHORPE...LAKEVIEW...
RINGGOLD...INDIAN SPRINGS...DALTON...CHATSWORTH...ELLIJAY...
EAST ELLIJAY...BLAIRSVILLE...HIAWASSEE...YOUNG HARRIS...
SUMMERVILLE...TRION...CALHOUN...JASPER...DAWSONVILLE...
DAHLONEGA...CLEVELAND...ROME...CARTERSVILLE...WOODSTOCK...
CANTON...HOLLY SPRINGS...CUMMING...GAINESVILLE...HOMER...ALTO...
COMMERCE...JEFFERSON...ARCADE...CEDARTOWN...ROCKMART...DALLAS...
HIRAM...MARIETTA...SMYRNA...MABLETON...KENNESAW...ATLANTA...
LAWRENCEVILLE...DULUTH...SNELLVILLE...MOUNTAIN PARK...
SUGAR HILL...LILBURN...BUFORD...WINDER...AUBURN...BREMEN...
TALLAPOOSA...CARROLLTON...DOUGLASVILLE...EAST POINT...
COLLEGE PARK...UNION CITY...NORTH ATLANTA...REDAN...DUNWOODY...
CANDLER-MCAFEE...TUCKER...BELVEDERE PARK...NORTH DRUID HILLS...
CONYERS...MONROE...LOGANVILLE...SOCIAL CIRCLE...COVINGTON...
FRANKLIN...EPHESUS...CENTRALHATCHEE...NEWNAN...PEACHTREE CITY...
FAYETTEVILLE...FOREST PARK...RIVERDALE...IRONDALE...CONLEY...
GRIFFIN...STOCKBRIDGE...MCDONOUGH...HAMPTON...WEST POINT...
HOGANSVILLE...MANCHESTER...WOODBURY...ZEBULON...MOLENA...
CONCORD...WILLIAMSON
629 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF GA AND GEORGIA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN GA...FANNIN AND WALKER. IN GEORGIA...
  BANKS...BARROW...BARTOW...CARROLL...CATOOSA...CHATTOOGA...
  CHEROKEE...CLAYTON...COBB...COWETA...DADE...DAWSON...DE KALB...
   DOUGLAS...FAYETTE...FLOYD...FORSYTH...GILMER...GORDON...
  GWINNETT...HALL...HARALSON...HEARD...HENRY...JACKSON...
  LUMPKIN...MERIWETHER...MURRAY...NEWTON...NORTH FULTON...
  PAULDING...PICKENS...PIKE...POLK...ROCKDALE...SOUTH FULTON...
  SPALDING...TOWNS...TROUP...UNION...WALTON...WHITE AND
  WHITFIELD.

* FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ON ALREADY SATURATED GROUND
  ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. SOME ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO
  3 INCHES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH AREA. RAINFALL IS
  EXPECTED TO ACCUMULATE IN TWO WAVES WITH FIRST BEGINNING
  TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY AND THE SECOND LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
  INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* FLOODING OF LOW LYING...POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IS LIKELY...ALONG
  WITH THE POTENTIAL FLOODING OF SEVERAL FLOOD PRONE RIVERS AND
  STREAMS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTH GA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT RAINFALL 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.

&&

$$
KS



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
244 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-281945-
BALDWIN-BANKS-BARROW-BARTOW-BIBB-BLECKLEY-BUTTS-CARROLL-CATOOSA-
CHATTAHOOCHEE-CHATTOOGA-CHEROKEE-CLARKE-CLAYTON-COBB-COWETA-
CRAWFORD-CRISP-DADE-DAWSON-DE KALB-DODGE-DOOLY-DOUGLAS-EMANUEL-
FANNIN-FAYETTE-FLOYD-FORSYTH-GILMER-GLASCOCK-GORDON-GREENE-
GWINNETT-HALL-HANCOCK-HARALSON-HARRIS-HEARD-HENRY-HOUSTON-JACKSON-
JASPER-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-JONES-LAMAR-LAURENS-LUMPKIN-MACON-
MADISON-MARION-MERIWETHER-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-MORGAN-MURRAY-
MUSCOGEE-NEWTON-NORTH FULTON-OCONEE-OGLETHORPE-PAULDING-PEACH-
PICKENS-PIKE-POLK-PULASKI-PUTNAM-ROCKDALE-SCHLEY-SOUTH FULTON-
SPALDING-STEWART-SUMTER-TALBOT-TALIAFERRO-TAYLOR-TELFAIR-TOOMBS-
TOWNS-TREUTLEN-TROUP-TWIGGS-UNION-UPSON-WALKER-WALTON-WARREN-
WASHINGTON-WEBSTER-WHEELER-WHITE-WHITFIELD-WILCOX-WILKES-
WILKINSON-
244 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE TONIGHT ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA.

RAIN WILL BEGIN SPREADING INTO WEST GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON AND
ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA TONIGHT. SOME OF THE
RAINFALL ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA COULD BE HEAVY WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS
OF 1 TO 1.5 INCHES POSSIBLE BY SUNDAY MORNING. ISOLATED AMOUNTS AS
HIGH AS 2 INCHES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. WHILE THIS IS NOT EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING...RUNOFF FROM THIS RAIN COULD PUSH A FEW
CREEKS OR RIVERS TO BECOME BANKFULL WITH LOCALIZED MINOR FLOODING
AS WELL AS PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

THE NEXT SYSTEM WILL BRING MOISTURE INTO NORTH GEORGIA THURSDAY
NIGHT. TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOME MOUNTAIN VALLEYS COULD REMAIN
BELOW FREEZING THURSDAY NIGHT AS THE RAIN BEGINS PRODUCING
FREEZING RAIN. THIS COULD MAKE A FEW ROADS SLICK.

ON THE BACK SIDE OF THIS SYSTEM...SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL BRING IN
WARMER AND MORE UNSTABLE AIR WHICH MAY PROVIDE THE NECESSARY ENERGY
FOR THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT. TRENDS WILL BE MONITORED AS THE
EVENT DRAWS CLOSER FOR THE POTENTIAL STRENGTH OF THESE STORMS LATE
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$



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