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Georgia, Forsyth

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.




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