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Flash Flood Watch

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Tue 05/04/2021 03:50 AM EDT

End Time

Wed 05/05/2021 02:00 AM EDT

Significance

Watch

Impacts

Moderate impact

Locations Affected

Atlanta, GA ∙ Columbus, GA ∙ Athens, GA ∙ Sandy Springs, GA ∙ Johns Creek, GA ∙ Roswell, GA ∙ Alpharetta, GA ∙ Marietta, GA ∙ Smyrna, GA ∙ Moxley, GA

Full Alert Message

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Flood Watch National Weather Service Peachtree City GA 350 AM EDT Tue May 4 2021 GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>068-070>076- 042015- /O.CON.KFFC.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-210505T0600Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Dade-Walker-Catoosa-Whitfield-Murray-Fannin-Gilmer-Union-Towns- Chattooga-Gordon-Pickens-Dawson-Lumpkin-White-Floyd-Bartow-Cherokee- Forsyth-Hall-Banks-Jackson-Madison-Polk-Paulding-Cobb-North Fulton- Gwinnett-Barrow-Clarke-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Wilkes-Haralson-Carroll- Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-Walton-Newton-Morgan-Greene- Taliaferro-Heard-Coweta-Fayette-Clayton-Spalding-Henry-Butts-Jasper- Putnam-Hancock-Warren-Troup-Meriwether-Pike-Lamar-Monroe-Jones- Baldwin-Washington-Glascock-Jefferson- Including the cities of , Griffin, East Point, Conyers, Lawrenceville, Decatur, Dahlonega, Newnan, Gainesville, Calhoun, Athens, Marietta, Covington, Rome, Carrollton, Cleveland, Milledgeville, Atlanta, Douglasville, Cartersville, and Peachtree City 350 AM EDT Tue May 4 2021 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Flash Flood Watch for all of north Georgia and portions of central Georgia. * Through late tonight. * Rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts have already occurred across portions of the watch area. Heavy rainfall associated with showers and thunderstorms later today could result in an additional 1 to 2 inches and would easily allow for efficient runoff and flash flooding potential given saturated soils. * Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks and inundate fields, roads, businesses and other property. Street flooding could also lead to road closures. 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. &&