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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:12 PM EDT on May 24, 2018

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 26, 2018


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Saturday morning...

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for north and central Georgia.

* Through Saturday morning

* additional rounds of very heavy rainfall are likely as a trough
of low pressure to the west feeds very high amounts of moisture
into the area. Total rainfall amounts through Friday night could
range from 2 to 4 inches with isolated amounts up to 8 inches.
Much of this heavy rain could fall in a short amount of time.
With the heavy rain that has already fallen in the last 2 days,
it will only take a relatively small amount of heavy rain to
cause significant flash flooding.

* Creeks and rivers will rise out of their banks closing roads or
impacting homes, businesses and farms. Roads may become closed
for extended periods of time. High water will not recede until
well after the rain has ended.

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 12:12 PM EDT on May 24, 2018

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 26, 2018


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Saturday morning...

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for north and central Georgia.

* Through Saturday morning

* additional rounds of very heavy rainfall are likely as a trough
of low pressure to the west feeds very high amounts of moisture
into the area. Total rainfall amounts through Friday night could
range from 2 to 4 inches with isolated amounts up to 8 inches.
Much of this heavy rain could fall in a short amount of time.
With the heavy rain that has already fallen in the last 2 days,
it will only take a relatively small amount of heavy rain to
cause significant flash flooding.

* Creeks and rivers will rise out of their banks closing roads or
impacting homes, businesses and farms. Roads may become closed
for extended periods of time. High water will not recede until
well after the rain has ended.

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.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Alaska - Special Statement
Arizona - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch
Arkansas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
California - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Connecticut - Special Statement
Delaware - Air Quality Alert
District of Columbia - Air Quality Alert
Florida - Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Dust Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Kentucky - Air Quality Alert
Louisiana - Special Statement
Maine - Special Statement
Maryland - Air Quality Alert
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
Nebraska - Special Statement
Nevada - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
New Hampshire - Special Statement
New Jersey - Air Quality Alert
New Mexico - Fire Weather Watch
New York - Special Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Air Quality Alert
South Carolina - Special Statement
South Dakota - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Virginia - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Washington - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Advisory

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