977  
WGUS62 KFFC 231845  
FFAFFC  
 
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA  
245 PM EDT MON APR 23 2018  
 
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GAZ001>009-013>016-022>025-027-240245-  
/O.EXT.KFFC.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-180424T0400Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
DADE-WALKER-CATOOSA-WHITFIELD-MURRAY-FANNIN-GILMER-UNION-TOWNS-  
PICKENS-DAWSON-LUMPKIN-WHITE-FORSYTH-HALL-BANKS-JACKSON-MADISON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF DAHLONEGA, CLEVELAND, AND GAINESVILLE  
245 PM EDT MON APR 23 2018  
   
..FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT
 
 
THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR  
 
* PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...NORTHEAST GEORGIA AND  
NORTHWEST GEORGIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTH  
CENTRAL GEORGIA...DAWSON...FANNIN...FORSYTH...GILMER...HALL...  
LUMPKIN...PICKENS AND UNION. IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA...BANKS...  
JACKSON...MADISON...TOWNS AND WHITE. IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA...  
CATOOSA...DADE...MURRAY...WALKER AND WHITFIELD.  
 
* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT  
 
* ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN  
THE WATCH AREA.  
 
* RISES IN CREEKS AND RIVERS ARE EXPECTED, SOME OF WHICH MAY GO  
OUT OF THEIR BANKS CLOSING ROADS OR IMPACTING PROPERTY. HIGH  
WATER WILL NOT RECEDE UNTIL WELL AFTER THE RAIN HAS ENDED.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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