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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:56 AM EDT Apr. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of north central Georgia... north and northeast
Georgia... including Dawson... Fannin... Forsyth... Gilmer...
Hall... Lumpkin... Pickens... Union... banks... Jackson...
Madison... towns... white... Catoosa... Dade... Murray... Walker and
Whitfield counties.

* Through this 8 PM EDT evening

* additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are are possible
within the watch area.

* Rises in creeks and rivers are expected, some of which may go
out of their banks closing roads or impacting property. High
water will not recede until well after the rain has ended.


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.




Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:58 AM EDT Apr. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect until 9 am EDT this morning...

* locations... much of north and northeast Georgia, especially
above 2000ft.

* Winds... east winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 35 mph.

* Timing... through 9 am EDT

* impacts... with the heavy rainfall that fell overnight, some
trees may be downed. Unsecured outdoor items may be blown
around.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least
20 mph... or gusts to 35 mph or stronger are expected. Winds this
strong can make driving difficult... especially for high profile
vehicles. Use extra caution.





Public Information Statement
Issued: 7:18 AM EDT Apr. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Brasstown Bald NWR transmitter may be intermittent...

NOAA Weather Radio transmitter at Brasstown Bald... kxi 22 on
162.500... may be intermittent at times due to ongoing maintenance
on the transmitter. Kxi 22 provides service to the Georgia
counties of Fannin... Lumpkin... towns... Union... and white... and the
North Carolina County of Cherokee.

Alternate service for the affected areas can be received from
transmitters at Chatsworth... wxk 52 on 162.400... Blue Ridge... kxi
75 on 162.475... Clayton... kxi 81 on 162.450... and Robbinsville...
wwg 82 on 162.525. Weather information is also available from
weather.Gov/Atlanta.



718 am EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

... Brasstown Bald NWR transmitter may be intermittent...

NOAA Weather Radio transmitter at Brasstown Bald... kxi 22 on
162.500... may be intermittent at times due to ongoing maintenance
on the transmitter. Kxi 22 provides service to the Georgia
counties of Fannin... Lumpkin... towns... Union... and white... and the
North Carolina County of Cherokee.

Alternate service for the affected areas can be received from
transmitters at Chatsworth... wxk 52 on 162.400... Blue Ridge... kxi
75 on 162.475... Clayton... kxi 81 on 162.450... and Robbinsville...
wwg 82 on 162.525. Weather information is also available from
weather.Gov/Atlanta.




828 am EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

... Brasstown Bald NWR transmitter may be intermittent...

NOAA Weather Radio transmitter at Brasstown Bald... kxi 22 on
162.500... may be intermittent at times due to ongoing maintenance
on the transmitter. Kxi 22 provides service to the Georgia
counties of Fannin... Lumpkin... towns... Union... and white... and the
North Carolina County of Cherokee.

Alternate service for the affected areas can be received from
transmitters at Chatsworth... wxk 52 on 162.400... Blue Ridge... kxi
75 on 162.475... Clayton... kxi 81 on 162.450... and Robbinsville...
wwg 82 on 162.525. Weather information is also available from
weather.Gov/Atlanta.



828 am EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

... Brasstown Bald NWR transmitter may be intermittent...

NOAA Weather Radio transmitter at Brasstown Bald... kxi 22 on
162.500... may be intermittent at times due to ongoing maintenance
on the transmitter. Kxi 22 provides service to the Georgia
counties of Fannin... Lumpkin... towns... Union... and white... and the
North Carolina County of Cherokee.

Alternate service for the affected areas can be received from
transmitters at Chatsworth... wxk 52 on 162.400... Blue Ridge... kxi
75 on 162.475... Clayton... kxi 81 on 162.450... and Robbinsville...
wwg 82 on 162.525. Weather information is also available from
weather.Gov/Atlanta.


Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:56 AM EDT Apr. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of north central Georgia... north and northeast
Georgia... including Dawson... Fannin... Forsyth... Gilmer...
Hall... Lumpkin... Pickens... Union... banks... Jackson...
Madison... towns... white... Catoosa... Dade... Murray... Walker and
Whitfield counties.

* Through this 8 PM EDT evening

* additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are are possible
within the watch area.

* Rises in creeks and rivers are expected, some of which may go
out of their banks closing roads or impacting property. High
water will not recede until well after the rain has ended.


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.