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Georgia, Franklin

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:36 PM EDT on July 04, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 05, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Georgia... western North Carolina and
upstate South Carolina... including the following counties... in
northeast Georgia... Elbert... Franklin... Habersham... Hart...
Rabun and Stephens. In western North Carolina... Graham...
Haywood... Macon... Madison... Jackson and Swain. In upstate South
Carolina... Oconee.

* Through Sunday evening

* the threat for heavy rain producing showers and thunderstorms
will increase tonight and linger into Sunday. Additional
rainfall of 2 or 3 inches will be possible in the parts of the
watch area... and this rainfall will affect locations where the
ground is already saturated from recent rain.

* Rivers and streams in the southwest North Carolina mountains and
the upper Savannah River valley will rise with the anticipated
rainfall. Periods of heavy downpours with any thunderstorms may
cause rapid rises along streams and creeks... and associated
flash flooding.

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 - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Alaska - Record Report
Arizona - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Florida - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Guam - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Kentucky - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Record Report
Montana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Flood Advisory
Nevada - Record Report
New Mexico - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Flash Flood Watch
North Dakota - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Advisory
Oregon - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
South Carolina - Flash Flood Watch
South Dakota - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning
Utah - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory
Washington - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement