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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:14 PM EDT on May 22, 2017

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 8 PM EDT this evening
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... 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.

* From 8 PM EDT this evening through Wednesday afternoon

* abundant moisture combined with an upper level storm system
will lead to widespread showers and thunderstorms later today
but particularly overnight into early Tuesday and again late
Tuesday into early Wednesday. Heavy rain will be possible at
times over the watch area including higher rainfall rates of 1
to 2 inches per hour. Portions of the watch area received 1 to
3 inches of rainfall on Saturday into early Sunday making
soils less permeable to additional rainfall. Additional
rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible in the watch
area through noon Wednesday.

* 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.




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:14 PM EDT on May 22, 2017

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 8 PM EDT this evening
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... 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.

* From 8 PM EDT this evening through Wednesday afternoon

* abundant moisture combined with an upper level storm system
will lead to widespread showers and thunderstorms later today
but particularly overnight into early Tuesday and again late
Tuesday into early Wednesday. Heavy rain will be possible at
times over the watch area including higher rainfall rates of 1
to 2 inches per hour. Portions of the watch area received 1 to
3 inches of rainfall on Saturday into early Sunday making
soils less permeable to additional rainfall. Additional
rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible in the watch
area through noon Wednesday.

* 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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