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Fannin County EMA
Wednesday January 23rd, 2019 :: 02:44 p.m. EST

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 07:00AM Thursday

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Georgia... northeast Georgia and northwest Georgia...including the following areas...in north central Georgia...Cherokee... Dawson...Fannin...Gilmer...Lumpkin...Pickens and Union. In northeast Georgia...Towns and White. In northwest Georgia... Bartow...Catoosa...Chattooga...Dade...Floyd...Gordon... Murray...Walker and Whitfield.

* Through Thursday morning

* Widespread showers will accompany a cold front late this afternoon and evening. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches will be likely, with locally higher amounts possible.

* Several creeks and rivers could rise out of their banks closing or impacting homes, businesses and farms. Roads may become closed for extended periods of time. High water will not recede until well after the rain ends.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CATOOSA ... GILMER ... CHATTOOGA ... GORDON ... WALKER ... WHITFIELD ... DAWSON ... LUMPKIN ... FLOYD ... MURRAY ... DADE ... WHITE ... FANNIN ... BARTOW ... CHEROKEE ... PICKENS ... TOWNS ... UNION

Instructions:

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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Address/Location
Fannin County EMA
181 Church St
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 706-632-1958

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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