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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:51 PM EDT Apr. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Georgia... east central Georgia... north
central Georgia... northeast Georgia... northwest Georgia and
west central Georgia... including the following areas... in
central Georgia... Baldwin... Bibb... Butts... Crawford... Jasper...
   Jones... Monroe... Peach and Putnam. In east central Georgia...
Greene... Hancock... Taliaferro and Wilkes. In north central
Georgia... Barrow... Cherokee... Clayton... Cobb... Dawson...
DeKalb... Douglas... Fannin... Fayette... Forsyth... Gilmer...
Gwinnett... Hall... Henry... Lumpkin... Morgan... Newton... north
Fulton... Pickens... Rockdale... South Fulton... Union and Walton.
In northeast Georgia... banks... Clarke... Jackson... Madison...
Oconee... Oglethorpe... towns and white. In northwest Georgia...
Bartow... Carroll... Catoosa... Chattooga... Dade... Floyd...
Gordon... Haralson... Murray... Paulding... Polk... Walker and
Whitfield. In west central Georgia... Coweta... Harris... heard...
   Lamar... Macon... Meriwether... Pike... Spalding... Talbot...
Taylor... Troup and Upson.

* Through Monday afternoon

* widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are are possible
within the watch area. The highest rainfall amounts are expected
across northeast Georgia... with 3 to 4 inches likely.

* Even with somewhat dry soil conditions, rainfall this intense
will likely lead to rises in creeks and rivers which may go
out of their banks. 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: 10:49 PM EDT Apr. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EDT Monday...

* locations... much of north and central Georgia, west of an
Athens to Abbeville line. Elevations above 2000ft will see
even greater impacts.

* Winds... east winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 35 to 40 mph.
Gusts to 45 mph likely at higher elevations.

* Timing... tonight

* impacts... with heavy rainfall during this time, 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.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:51 PM EDT Apr. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Georgia... east central Georgia... north
central Georgia... northeast Georgia... northwest Georgia and
west central Georgia... including the following areas... in
central Georgia... Baldwin... Bibb... Butts... Crawford... Jasper...
   Jones... Monroe... Peach and Putnam. In east central Georgia...
Greene... Hancock... Taliaferro and Wilkes. In north central
Georgia... Barrow... Cherokee... Clayton... Cobb... Dawson...
DeKalb... Douglas... Fannin... Fayette... Forsyth... Gilmer...
Gwinnett... Hall... Henry... Lumpkin... Morgan... Newton... north
Fulton... Pickens... Rockdale... South Fulton... Union and Walton.
In northeast Georgia... banks... Clarke... Jackson... Madison...
Oconee... Oglethorpe... towns and white. In northwest Georgia...
Bartow... Carroll... Catoosa... Chattooga... Dade... Floyd...
Gordon... Haralson... Murray... Paulding... Polk... Walker and
Whitfield. In west central Georgia... Coweta... Harris... heard...
   Lamar... Macon... Meriwether... Pike... Spalding... Talbot...
Taylor... Troup and Upson.

* Through Monday afternoon

* widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are are possible
within the watch area. The highest rainfall amounts are expected
across northeast Georgia... with 3 to 4 inches likely.

* Even with somewhat dry soil conditions, rainfall this intense
will likely lead to rises in creeks and rivers which may go
out of their banks. 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.