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Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:22 AM EST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* north and central Georgia.

* Through this evening

* a strong upper level disturbance and abundant Gulf moisture
will combine to create widespread showers and thunderstorms
overnight and well into Sunday. Rainfall will be heavy at
times and may move repeatedly across the same areas. Two to
four inches of rain has already fallen today. Additional
rainfall amounts of one to three inches will be likely... with
locally higher amounts possible.

* Flooding in low lying and flood prone areas will be likely. In
addition... creeks... streams and rivers may overflow their
banks.

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.





Public Information Statement
Issued: 4:58 PM EST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Eatonton NWR transmitter is off the air...

NOAA Weather Radio transmitter at Eatonton... kxi 89 on 162.525...
is off the air due to a telephone line issue. There is no
estimated time for return to service. Kxi 89 provides service to
the Georgia counties of Baldwin... Bibb... Butts... Greene...
Hancock... Henry... Jasper... Jones... Lamar... Monroe... Morgan...
Newton... Oconee... Putnam... Rockdale... Taliaferro... and Walton.

Alternate service for the affected areas can be received from
transmitters at Atlanta... kec 80 on 162.550... Thomaston... wxj
31 on 162.500... Sandersville... kxi 28 on 162.450... Macon... wxk
71 on 162.475... Cleveland... wxj 53 on 162.525... Athens... wxk
56 on 162.400... and Augusta... wxk 54 on 162.550. Weather
information is also available from weather.Gov/Atlanta.


458 PM EST Sat Jan 21 2017

... Eatonton NWR transmitter is off the air...

NOAA Weather Radio transmitter at Eatonton... kxi 89 on 162.525...
is off the air due to a telephone line issue. There is no
estimated time for return to service. Kxi 89 provides service to
the Georgia counties of Baldwin... Bibb... Butts... Greene...
Hancock... Henry... Jasper... Jones... Lamar... Monroe... Morgan...
Newton... Oconee... Putnam... Rockdale... Taliaferro... and Walton.

Alternate service for the affected areas can be received from
transmitters at Atlanta... kec 80 on 162.550... Thomaston... wxj
31 on 162.500... Sandersville... kxi 28 on 162.450... Macon... wxk
71 on 162.475... Cleveland... wxj 53 on 162.525... Athens... wxk
56 on 162.400... and Augusta... wxk 54 on 162.550. Weather
information is also available from weather.Gov/Atlanta.



458 PM EST Sat Jan 21 2017

... Eatonton NWR transmitter is off the air...

NOAA Weather Radio transmitter at Eatonton... kxi 89 on 162.525...
is off the air due to a telephone line issue. There is no
estimated time for return to service. Kxi 89 provides service to
the Georgia counties of Baldwin... Bibb... Butts... Greene...
Hancock... Henry... Jasper... Jones... Lamar... Monroe... Morgan...
Newton... Oconee... Putnam... Rockdale... Taliaferro... and Walton.

Alternate service for the affected areas can be received from
transmitters at Atlanta... kec 80 on 162.550... Thomaston... wxj
31 on 162.500... Sandersville... kxi 28 on 162.450... Macon... wxk
71 on 162.475... Cleveland... wxj 53 on 162.525... Athens... wxk
56 on 162.400... and Augusta... wxk 54 on 162.550. Weather
information is also available from weather.Gov/Atlanta.