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White County EOC
Sunday September 26th, 2010 :: 07:14 a.m. EDT

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White County is under a flood watch from 8am this morning through Monday evening.

Flood Watch
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
455 AM EDT SUN SEP 26 2010

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FANNIN-GILMER-UNION-TOWNS-PICKENS-DAWSON-LUMPKIN-WHITE-CHEROKEE-
FORSYTH-HALL-BANKS-JACKSON-MADISON-COBB-NORTH FULTON-GWINNETT-
BARROW-CLARKE-OCONEE-SOUTH FULTON-DEKALB-ROCKDALE-WALTON-NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DAHLONEGA...CLEVELAND...GAINESVILLE...
MARIETTA...ATLANTA...LAWRENCEVILLE...ATHENS...EAST POINT...
DECATUR...CONYERS...COVINGTON
455 AM EDT SUN SEP 26 2010

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

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

* FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING

* AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
VALLEY TODAY AND MOVE ALONG A FRONTAL BOUNDARY STALLED ACROSS
THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES. THIS LOW WILL SPREAD DEEP GULF
MOISTURE ACROSS NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA WITH AN EXTENDED
PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.


* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVER
NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA...WITH AS MUCH AS 4 INCHES POSSIBLE
OVER PORTIONS OF EASTERN GEORGIA. EVEN THOUGH CONDITIONS HAVE
BEEN DRY RECENTLY...THE EXTENDED DURATION OF THE HEAVY RAIN MAY
PRODUCE MINOR FLOODING ON SOME CREEKS AND RIVERS. ISOLATED FLASH
FLOODING OF SMALLER CREEKS IN THE MOUNTAINOUS AND URBAN AREAS OF
NORTH GEORGIA MAY ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

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.

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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