Flash Flood Watch
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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
1051 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018


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Dade-Walker-Catoosa-Whitfield-Murray-Fannin-Gilmer-Union-Towns-
Chattooga-Gordon-Pickens-Dawson-Lumpkin-White-Floyd-Bartow-
Cherokee-Forsyth-Hall-Banks-Jackson-Madison-Polk-Paulding-Cobb-
North Fulton-Gwinnett-Barrow-Clarke-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Wilkes-
Haralson-Carroll-Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-Walton-
Newton-Morgan-Greene-Taliaferro-Heard-Coweta-Fayette-Clayton-
Spalding-Henry-Butts-Jasper-Putnam-Hancock-Troup-Meriwether-Pike-
Upson-Lamar-Monroe-Jones-Baldwin-Harris-Talbot-Taylor-Crawford-
Bibb-Macon-Peach-
Including the cities of Calhoun, Dahlonega, Cleveland, Rome,
Cartersville, Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta, Lawrenceville,
Athens, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point, Decatur, Conyers,
Covington, Newnan, Peachtree City, Griffin, Milledgeville,
and Macon
1051 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

The 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...Butts...Crawford...Jasper...
   Jones...Monroe...Peach and Putnam. In east central Georgia...
  Greene...Hancock...Taliaferro and Wilkes. In north central
  Georgia...Barrow...Cherokee...Clayton...Cobb...Dawson...
  DeKalb...Douglas...Fannin...Fayette...Forsyth...Gilmer...
  Gwinnett...Hall...Henry...Lumpkin...Morgan...Newton...North
  Fulton...Pickens...Rockdale...South Fulton...Union and Walton.
  In northeast Georgia...Banks...Clarke...Jackson...Madison...
  Oconee...Oglethorpe...Towns and White. In northwest Georgia...
  Bartow...Carroll...Catoosa...Chattooga...Dade...Floyd...
  Gordon...Haralson...Murray...Paulding...Polk...Walker and
  Whitfield. In west central Georgia...Coweta...Harris...Heard...
   Lamar...Macon...Meriwether...Pike...Spalding...Talbot...
  Taylor...Troup and Upson.

* Through Monday afternoon

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are are possible
  within the watch area. The highest rainfall amounts are expected
  across Northeast Georgia...with 3 to 4 inches likely.

* Even with somewhat dry soil conditions, rainfall this intense
  will likely lead to rises in creeks and rivers which may go
  out of their banks. High water will not recede until well
  after the rain has ended.

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.

&&

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