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Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
805 PM EDT Sat Oct 24 2020

GAC063-067-089-121-135-250530-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Clayton GA-Cobb GA-DeKalb GA-Fulton GA-Gwinnett GA-
805 PM EDT Sat Oct 24 2020

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 130 AM EDT SUNDAY FOR
NORTHWESTERN CLAYTON, EASTERN COBB, DEKALB, CENTRAL FULTON AND
SOUTHWESTERN GWINNETT COUNTIES...

At 805 PM EDT, emergency management reported thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 3.5 inches of rain
have fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring. Emergency
management has reported water rescues and flooded roadways within
the warned area.

HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing
         flash flooding.

SOURCE...Emergency management.

IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams,
         urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
  Atlanta, Marietta, Decatur, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Johns Creek,
  Alpharetta, Smyrna, Dunwoody, East Point, Duluth, Forest Park,
  College Park, Lilburn, Chamblee, Norcross, Doraville, Clarkston,
  Hapeville and Stone Mountain.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

&&

LAT...LON 3379 8459 3407 8442 3407 8416 3404 8412
      3365 8415 3364 8445

FLASH FLOOD...OBSERVED
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE

$$

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