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White County EOC
Friday September 25th, 2009 :: 07:33 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch in effect from this afternoon through late Saturday night for White County.

Flash Flood Watch
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
342 AM EDT FRI SEP 25 2009

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CHEROKEE-FORSYTH-HALL-BANKS-JACKSON-MADISON-POLK-PAULDING-COBB-
NORTH FULTON-GWINNETT-BARROW-CLARKE-OCONEE-HARALSON-CARROLL-
DOUGLAS-SOUTH FULTON-DEKALB-ROCKDALE-WALTON-NEWTON-HEARD-COWETA-
FAYETTE-CLAYTON-HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CALHOUN...DAHLONEGA...CLEVELAND...
ROME...CARTERSVILLE...GAINESVILLE...MARIETTA...ATLANTA...
LAWRENCEVILLE...ATHENS...CARROLLTON...DOUGLASVILLE...EAST POINT...
DECATUR...CONYERS...COVINGTON...NEWNAN...PEACHTREE CITY
342 AM EDT FRI SEP 25 2009

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...
NORTHEAST GEORGIA...NORTHWEST GEORGIA AND WEST CENTRAL GEORGIA.

* FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT

* A STRONG UPPER SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE STATE TODAY. WITH ABUNDANT MOISTURE IN PLACE AND SOILS STILL
SATURATED FROM LAST WEEKEND`S WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT FLOODING...
ANY RAIN THAT DEVELOPS WILL LEAD TO ADDITIONAL FLOODING
CONCERNS. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE WATCH AREA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5
INCHES POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS.

* SOILS REMAIN SATURATED FROM THE WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE
REGION LAST WEEKEND. THUS ANY RAIN THAT DEVELOPS WILL LIKELY ALL
RUN OFF INTO CREEKS AND STREAMS...LEADING TO RAPID RISES. THIS
EVENT IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS WIDESPREAD OR SIGNIFICANT AS LAST
WEEKEND...BUT LOCALIZED AREAS ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS
WILL LIKELY EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS AREAS
WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD...REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND DON`T
DROWN!


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.

Address/Location
White County EOC
1241 Helen Hwy
Cleveland, GA 30528

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 706-865-9500

White County Emergency Operations
Operations
ema@whitecounty.net
706-865-0911

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