Event: Flash Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Peachtree City GA
Description: The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of north central Georgia…northeast Georgia and
northwest Georgia…including the following areas…in north
Lumpkin…Pickens and Union. In northeast Georgia…Towns and
White. In northwest Georgia…Bartow…Catoosa…Chattooga…
Dade…Floyd…Gordon…Murray…Polk…Walker and Whitfield.
* From 7 PM EST this evening through Thursday afternoon
* A cold front will push through Georgia tonight through
Thursday. This front will bring another round of locally heavy
rainfall to much of north Georgia. Rainfall amounts of one to
two inches will be likely, with locally higher amounts
possible. Soils remain saturated and several rivers, creeks
and streams remain near or in flood, so any additional
rainfall will only create run off and exacerbate ongoing
* Flash flooding and minor to moderate flooding of larger creeks
and rivers is expected. This will close some roads and could
flood homes and businesses in flood-prone areas. Along larger
creeks and rivers, flooding could last for several days.
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: Chattooga; Catoosa; Gilmer; Whitfield; Dawson; Dade; Floyd; Lumpkin; Walker; Towns; White; Murray; Polk; Fannin; Bartow; Pickens; Gordon; Union; Cherokee
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4055441-3442483
CAP MessageType: Update
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings