Areal Flood Watch in effect from 1:00 PM EST until Tuesday, 7:00 PM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service
FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of north central Georgia northeast Georgia and northwest Georgia including the following areas
In north central Georgia Barrow Cherokee Clayton Cobb Dawson DeKalb Douglas Fannin Forsyth Gilmer Gwinnett Hall Lumpkin North Fulton Pickens Rockdale South Fulton Union and Walton.
In northeast Georgia Banks Clarke Jackson Madison Oconee Towns and White.
In northwest Georgia Bartow Carroll Catoosa Chattooga Dade Floyd Gordon Haralson Murray Paulding Polk Walker and Whitfield.
* From 1 PM EST this afternoon through Tuesday evening * Several waves of moderate to heavy rain are expected through Tuesday evening. Two to four inches of rain with locally higher amounts are possible. Flooding could also occur in low-lying and urbanized areas, rivers, creeks and streams, which could continue well after the rain ends.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.