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Flood Warning
Issued: 6:46 AM EST Nov. 14, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until this afternoon... the Flood Warning
continues for
the Sweetwater creek near Austell.
* Until this afternoon.
* At 6 am Wednesday the stage was 11.3 feet... and falling.
* Minor flooding will continue.
* Flood stage is 10 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by late this
morning.
* At 12 feet... minor flooding continues in The Woodlands and fields
upstream and downstream from the gage near the Interstate 20
bridge. Portions of a paintball playing field just downstream of
the bridge and athletic fields in the Woodrow Wilson Park on Mount
Vernon Road are flooded with one to two feet of water. Water also
floods yards of four elevated homes along Mount Vernon Road. A
portion of Wren Circle in Douglas County... the County Iron works
and sunlight drive in Cobb County begin to flood.



Lat... Lon 3379 8464 3385 8463 3380 8459 3374 8459
      3370 8463 3376 8466




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:12 AM EST Nov. 14, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* 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... Bleckley... Butts...
Crawford... crisp... Dodge... Dooly... Houston... Jasper... Jones...
Laurens... Monroe... Peach... Pulaski... Putnam... Twiggs... Wilcox
and Wilkinson. In east central Georgia... Glascock... Greene...
Hancock... Jefferson... Johnson... Taliaferro... Warren...
Washington and Wilkes. In north central Georgia... Barrow...
Cherokee... Clayton... Cobb... Dawson... DeKalb... Douglas...
Fannin... Fayette... Forsyth... Gilmer... Gwinnett... Hall...
Henry... Lumpkin... Morgan... Newton... north Fulton... Pickens...
Rockdale... South Fulton... Union and Walton. In northeast
Georgia... banks... Clarke... Jackson... Madison... Oconee...
Oglethorpe... towns and white. In northwest Georgia... Bartow...
Carroll... Catoosa... Chattooga... Dade... Floyd... Gordon...
Haralson... Murray... Paulding... Polk... Walker and Whitfield. In
west central Georgia... Chattahoochee... Coweta... Harris...
heard... Lamar... Macon... Marion... Meriwether... Muscogee...
Pike... Schley... Spalding... Stewart... Sumter... Talbot...
Taylor... Troup... Upson and Webster.

* Through Thursday morning

* a strong upper level low pressure system in combination with
deep tropical moisture and saturated soils will set up the
potential for flooding and flash flooding across a large portion
of north and central Georgia on this morning through Thursday
morning. Rainfall will increase in intensity through the day
today across the watch area with an additional 2 to 3 inches of
rain likely with isolated higher amounts possible. The heaviest
rainfall is anticipated in the afternoon through the early
evening hours.

* Due to the heavy rainfall the past several days, many creeks
and streams are already near or above bankfull. Creeks and
rivers could rise out of their banks, closing roads and
impacting homes, businesses and farms. High water may not
recede until well after the rain has ended.

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.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:12 AM EST Nov. 14, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* 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... Bleckley... Butts...
Crawford... crisp... Dodge... Dooly... Houston... Jasper... Jones...
Laurens... Monroe... Peach... Pulaski... Putnam... Twiggs... Wilcox
and Wilkinson. In east central Georgia... Glascock... Greene...
Hancock... Jefferson... Johnson... Taliaferro... Warren...
Washington and Wilkes. In north central Georgia... Barrow...
Cherokee... Clayton... Cobb... Dawson... DeKalb... Douglas...
Fannin... Fayette... Forsyth... Gilmer... Gwinnett... Hall...
Henry... Lumpkin... Morgan... Newton... north Fulton... Pickens...
Rockdale... South Fulton... Union and Walton. In northeast
Georgia... banks... Clarke... Jackson... Madison... Oconee...
Oglethorpe... towns and white. In northwest Georgia... Bartow...
Carroll... Catoosa... Chattooga... Dade... Floyd... Gordon...
Haralson... Murray... Paulding... Polk... Walker and Whitfield. In
west central Georgia... Chattahoochee... Coweta... Harris...
heard... Lamar... Macon... Marion... Meriwether... Muscogee...
Pike... Schley... Spalding... Stewart... Sumter... Talbot...
Taylor... Troup... Upson and Webster.

* Through Thursday morning

* a strong upper level low pressure system in combination with
deep tropical moisture and saturated soils will set up the
potential for flooding and flash flooding across a large portion
of north and central Georgia on this morning through Thursday
morning. Rainfall will increase in intensity through the day
today across the watch area with an additional 2 to 3 inches of
rain likely with isolated higher amounts possible. The heaviest
rainfall is anticipated in the afternoon through the early
evening hours.

* Due to the heavy rainfall the past several days, many creeks
and streams are already near or above bankfull. Creeks and
rivers could rise out of their banks, closing roads and
impacting homes, businesses and farms. High water may not
recede until well after the rain has ended.

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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