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Georgia, Franklin

Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:55 AM EDT on April 19, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 19, 2015


... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Georgia... North Carolina and upstate
South Carolina... including the following areas... in northeast
Georgia... Franklin... Habersham... Hart... Rabun and Stephens. In
North Carolina... Alexander... Avery... Buncombe... Burke
mountains... Cabarrus... Caldwell mountains... Catawba...
Cleveland... Davie... eastern McDowell... eastern Polk...
Gaston... greater Burke... greater Caldwell... greater
Rutherford... Henderson... Iredell... Lincoln... Macon... McDowell
Mountains... Mecklenburg... Mitchell... Polk mountains... Rowan...
Rutherford mountains... southern Jackson... Transylvania and
Yancey. In upstate South Carolina... Anderson... Cherokee...
greater Greenville... greater Oconee... greater Pickens...
Greenville mountains... Oconee mountains... Pickens mountains...
Spartanburg and York.

* Through this evening.

* Moisture will increase across the region on today associated
with a passing warm front. In addition... an upper disturbance
will slide through the region aiding enhancement of any showers
and thunderstorms. Areas of heavy rainfall and potential
flooding are likely with some locations seeing up to 2 to 4
inches of rainfall.

* Where heavy rain occurs... small streams will rise rapidly and
possibly flood surrounding areas.

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.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Alaska - Wind Advisory , Blizzard Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
California - Record Report
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Maine - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Nebraska - Special Statement , Record Report
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch
New Mexico - Wind Advisory
North Carolina - Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Flood Warning
South Carolina - Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Areal Flood Watch
Wyoming - Record Report
- Small Craft Advisory