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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:49 PM EDT on May 23, 2017

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north and all of central Georgia... mainly along and
south of a Cedartown to Canton to Homer line.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* abundant moisture combined with several disturbances ahead of an
approaching low pressure system will continue to allow for
periods of heavy rain within widespread showers and
thunderstorms. As one wave exits eastward by this evening,
another wave of development is expected late tonight into
Wednesday. While 1 to 3 inches of rainfall have occurred in the
watch area, an additional 1 to 2 inches is possible.

* Flooding in low lying and flood prone areas will be likely,
especially in urban areas. In addition, creeks, streams and
rivers may overflow their banks.

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.





Special Statement

Statement as of 10:11 PM EDT on May 23, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on May 23, 2017


... Significant weather advisory for banks... Hall... Jackson...
southeastern Dawson... northern Barrow... northeastern Forsyth and
northeastern Gwinnett counties until 1100 PM EDT...

At 1008 PM EDT... a line of strong thunderstorms extended from around
War Hill park to Oakwood to near Hog Mountain and Lawrenceville,
moving northeast at 40 mph.

Hazard... winds up to 40 mph, up to penny sized hail, frequent
           cloud-to-ground lightning and heavy rain.

Impact... expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light, unsecured objects. Heavy rain may cause temporary
           street flooding especially in poor drainage areas.

Some locations in the path of these storms include
Gainesville, Lawrenceville, Winder, Jefferson, Commerce, Homer, Sugar
Hill, Suwanee, Buford, Braselton, Auburn, Flowery Branch, Dacula,
Oakwood, Lula, Maysville, Arcade, Nicholson, Hoschton and Clermont.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. Motorists should
slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to
hydroplaning.

Lat... Lon 3443 8361 3449 8354 3448 8347 3446 8340
      3442 8338 3432 8339 3430 8337 3423 8337
      3420 8338 3420 8340 3418 8339 3407 8344
      3388 8405 3430 8407 3440 8403 3451 8372
      3450 8367
time... Mot... loc 0208z 244deg 34kt 3436 8396 3424 8389 3409 8392 3396
8398

Hail... 0.75in
wind... 40mph


Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:49 PM EDT on May 23, 2017

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north and all of central Georgia... mainly along and
south of a Cedartown to Canton to Homer line.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* abundant moisture combined with several disturbances ahead of an
approaching low pressure system will continue to allow for
periods of heavy rain within widespread showers and
thunderstorms. As one wave exits eastward by this evening,
another wave of development is expected late tonight into
Wednesday. While 1 to 3 inches of rainfall have occurred in the
watch area, an additional 1 to 2 inches is possible.

* Flooding in low lying and flood prone areas will be likely,
especially in urban areas. In addition, creeks, streams and
rivers may overflow their banks.

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.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Alaska - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
California - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Florida - Tornado Watch , Coastal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Maine - Public Information Statement
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Montana - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Fire Weather Watch
New York - Lakeshore Flood Watch
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico -
South Carolina - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Statement , Special Statement
Washington - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
- Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch

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