SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 90 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
. GEORGIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE
BARROW BUTTS CARROLL
CHATTAHOOCHEE CLAYTON COBB
COWETA CRAWFORD DEKALB
DOUGLAS FAYETTE FULTON
GWINNETT HARALSON HARRIS
HEARD HENRY JASPER
LAMAR MARION MERIWETHER
MONROE MUSCOGEE NEWTON
PAULDING PIKE ROCKDALE
SPALDING TALBOT TAYLOR
TROUP UPSON WALTON
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...
* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be
* WHERE...Portions of central Georgia, east central Georgia, north
central Georgia, northeast Georgia and west central Georgia,
including the following counties, in central Georgia, Baldwin,
Bibb, Butts, Crawford, Houston, Jasper, Jones, Monroe, Peach,
Putnam, Twiggs and Wilkinson. In east central Georgia, Glascock,
Greene, Hancock, Jefferson, Johnson, Taliaferro, Warren,
Washington and Wilkes. In north central Georgia, Clayton, Fayette,
Henry, Morgan, Newton, Rockdale and Walton. In northeast Georgia,
Clarke, Oconee and Oglethorpe. In west central Georgia,
Chattahoochee, Coweta, Harris, Heard, Lamar, Macon, Marion,
Meriwether, Muscogee, Pike, Schley, Spalding, Talbot, Taylor,
Troup and Upson.
* WHEN...Through Monday morning.
* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- A frontal boundary will be the focus for additional waves of
showers and thunderstorms across north and central Georgia
through early Monday morning. Additional rainfall totals of 1
to 3 inches are expected, with locally higher amounts over 3
inches possible. These amounts will occur on top of
widespread heavy rainfall that has already fallen.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southeastern
Spalding, southeastern Henry, southwestern Butts and northeastern
Lamar Counties through 830 PM EDT...
At 807 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was over East Griffin, or near
Griffin, moving east at 35 mph.
HAZARD...40 to 50 mph wind, up to penny sized hail and frequent
cloud to ground lightning.
IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
light, unsecured objects.
Locations impacted include...
Griffin, Jackson, Flovilla, Jenkinsburg, Orchard Hill, East Griffin,
Highland Mills, Experiment, Walker Mill, McKibben, Indian Springs
State Park and Rover.
People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear
thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.75 IN;
MAX WIND GUST...50 MPH
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