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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:14 PM EST Feb. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect through Saturday morning...

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include portions of north central Georgia...
northeast Georgia and northwest Georgia... including the
following areas... in north central Georgia... Cherokee...
Dawson... Fannin... Gilmer... Lumpkin... Pickens and Union. In
northeast Georgia... towns and white. In northwest Georgia...
Haralson and Paulding.

* Through Saturday morning

* soil conditions remain very saturated and river levels remain
high across the area. With 2 to 6 inches of additional
precipitation expected across the area this will produce
significant runoff and flooding of creeks and rivers. Even after
the rain ends, high water could persist for several days after.

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.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:14 PM EST Feb. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect through Saturday morning...

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include portions of north central Georgia...
northeast Georgia and northwest Georgia... including the
following areas... in north central Georgia... Cherokee...
Dawson... Fannin... Gilmer... Lumpkin... Pickens and Union. In
northeast Georgia... towns and white. In northwest Georgia...
Haralson and Paulding.

* Through Saturday morning

* soil conditions remain very saturated and river levels remain
high across the area. With 2 to 6 inches of additional
precipitation expected across the area this will produce
significant runoff and flooding of creeks and rivers. Even after
the rain ends, high water could persist for several days after.

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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