#44. Fulton County | Plus

…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING…

* WHAT…Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be
possible.

* WHERE…Portions of central, east central, north central,
northeast, northwest, and west central Georgia, including the
following areas, in central Georgia, Butts, Jasper, Monroe and
Putnam. In east central Georgia, Greene. In north central Georgia,
Barrow, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette,
Gwinnett, Henry, Morgan, Newton, North Fulton, Rockdale, South
Fulton and Walton. In northeast Georgia, Clarke, Jackson, Madison,
Oconee and Oglethorpe. In northwest Georgia, Bartow, Carroll,
Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Haralson, Murray,
Paulding, Polk, Walker and Whitfield. In west central Georgia,
Coweta, Harris, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding, Talbot,
Troup and Upson.

* WHEN…From midnight EST tonight through Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS…Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
Storm drains and ditches may become clogged with debris.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…
– Rainfall will overspread the watch area tonight through
Tuesday evening and may be heavy at times. Heaviest rain will
be during the morning to afternoon hours Tuesday as a front
moves through the area with a line of thunderstorms ahead of
it. Rainfall amounts of 2-4 inches are expected, but locally
higher amounts will be possible, especially along the
southward facing slopes of the NE Georgia mountains.
– http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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