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Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 7:43 PM EST on December 28, 2014

...Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am EST Monday...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of GA and Georgia...including the following areas... in GA...Fannin and Walker. In Georgia...banks...Barrow... Bartow...Carroll...Catoosa...Chattooga...Cherokee...Clayton... Cobb...Coweta...Dade...Dawson...De Kalb...Douglas...Fayette... Floyd...Forsyth...Gilmer...Gordon...Gwinnett...Hall... Haralson...heard...Henry...Jackson...Lumpkin...Meriwether... Murray...Newton...north Fulton...Paulding...Pickens...Pike... Polk...Rockdale...South Fulton...Spalding...towns...Troup... Union...Walton...white and Whitfield.

* Until 7 am EST Monday

* rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches have fallen mainly across the Interstate 20 corridor in north Georgia including the Metro Atlanta area through Sunday afternoon...with slightly lower amounts elsewhere. Another round of generally light to moderate rain is expected across north Georgia overnight tonight...with another half inch of rain anticipated before tapering off Monday afternoon.

* Flooding of low lying...poor drainage areas is likely...along with the potential flooding of several flood prone rivers and streams...especially across north Georgia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current rainfall forecasts combined with antecedent conditions.

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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