Event: Flash Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Greenville-Spartanburg SC
Description: Precipitation will continue north of a developing warm front, and
may become heavy at times this afternoon and evening as a moist
southwesterly flow strengthens across the southern mountains of
North Carolina and northeast Georgia. The warm front will move
across the area overnight, followed by a cold front on Thursday.
The cold front is expected to trigger and organize thunderstorms
with additional heavy rain through Thursday afternoon. The rain
should taper off late Thursday after the cold front passes.
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* portions of northeast Georgia and western North Carolina,
including the following areas, in northeast Georgia, Rabun. In
western North Carolina, Graham, Macon, Northern Jackson,
Southern Jackson, and Swain.
* through Thursday evening
* Rain will become heavy at times this afternoon and tonight.
Additional heavy rain is expected on Thursday as thunderstorms
move across the mountains. Rainfall amounts of around three
inches are expected, with southward-facing slopes of the
Nantahala and Balsam mountains receiving four inches or more
before tapering off Thursday evening.
* The excessive rainfall may push some creeks and streams that
feed into the Tuckasegee River and Little Tennessee River
above bankfull by Thursday.
Instruction: 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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Northern Jackson; Rabun; Southern Jackson; Swain; Graham; Macon
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2682138-2521123
CAP MessageType: Update
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings