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Fannin County EMA
Saturday June 8th, 2019 :: 11:05 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 08:00PM Sunday

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...including the following areas...in north central Georgia...Barrow...Cherokee...Clayton...Cobb...Dawson... DeKalb...Douglas...Fannin...Fayette...Forsyth...Gilmer... Gwinnett...Hall...Henry...Lumpkin...Newton...North Fulton... Pickens...Rockdale...South Fulton...Union and Walton. In northeast Georgia...Banks...Clarke...Jackson...Madison... Oconee...Towns and White. In northwest Georgia...Bartow... Carroll...Catoosa...Chattooga...Dade...Floyd...Gordon... Haralson...Murray...Paulding...Polk...Walker and Whitfield. In west central Georgia...Coweta...Harris...Heard...Meriwether... Pike...Spalding and Troup.

* Through Sunday evening

* Rounds of heavy rainfall can be expected across the area. Amounts of 2 to 3 inches could occur in a short period of time giving potential for flash flooding.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BARROW ... DAWSON ... WALTON ... FAYETTE ... DADE ... FORSYTH ... TROUP ... UNION ... DOUGLAS ... GILMER ... CHATTOOGA ... ROCKDALE ... PIKE ... PAULDING ... WHITFIELD ... LUMPKIN ... HALL ... HEARD ... CARROLL ... GWINNETT ... CLAYTON ... MERIWETHER ... CATOOSA ... GORDON ... BANKS ... COBB ... FLOYD ... OCONEE ... FANNIN ... DEKALB ... BARTOW ... SPALDING ... HENRY ... HARALSON ... NORTH FULTON ... CLARKE ... JACKSON ... COWETA ... WALKER ... MADISON ... NEWTON ... MURRAY ... WHITE ... PICKENS ... CHEROKEE ... POLK ... TOWNS ... HARRIS ... SOUTH FULTON

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.

Address/Location
Fannin County EMA
20 Station Ridge
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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