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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:58 PM EDT on April 22, 2018

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2018


... Flood Watch in effect from 8 PM EDT this evening through
Monday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include 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... Cherokee... Cobb... Douglas...
   Fannin... Gilmer... Morgan... Pickens and Union. In northeast
Georgia... Oglethorpe and towns. In northwest Georgia...
Bartow... Carroll... Catoosa... Chattooga... Dade... Floyd...
Gordon... Haralson... Murray... Paulding... Polk... Walker and
Whitfield. In west central Georgia... Harris... heard... Lamar...
Macon... Meriwether... Pike... Talbot... Taylor... Troup and Upson.

* From 8 PM EDT this evening through Monday afternoon.

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are are possible
across 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

Statement as of 2:58 PM EDT on April 22, 2018

Expires 7:00 AM EDT on April 23, 2018


... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 8 PM this evening to 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

Statement as of 2:58 PM EDT on April 22, 2018

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2018


... Flood Watch in effect from 8 PM EDT this evening through
Monday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include 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... Cherokee... Cobb... Douglas...
   Fannin... Gilmer... Morgan... Pickens and Union. In northeast
Georgia... Oglethorpe and towns. In northwest Georgia...
Bartow... Carroll... Catoosa... Chattooga... Dade... Floyd...
Gordon... Haralson... Murray... Paulding... Polk... Walker and
Whitfield. In west central Georgia... Harris... heard... Lamar...
Macon... Meriwether... Pike... Talbot... Taylor... Troup and Upson.

* From 8 PM EDT this evening through Monday afternoon.

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are are possible
across 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.





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