A slow moving front is moving through the southeast tonight bringing in rain overnight and into tomorrow. Due to heavy rain falling on top of saturated soil in North Georgia we have a Flood Warning in place for these counties until 10:45 AM: Gordan, Murray, Giloer, Union, Walker, Towns, Catoosa, Northern Pickens, Dade, Chatooga, Whitfield, Fannin, and Floyd. A flood watch has been issued for metro Atlanta and north Georgia fhrough Wednesday evening. We are tracking more rain moving our way. The heaviest rain will fall tonight into early Wednesday. That's when we would see the higher rain amounts that will cause the flood threat. Some areas could see around 2 inches of rain, with some higher amounts.
Here are the counties in the flood watch: Cherokee, Cobb, Dawson, DeKalb, Fannin, Forsyth, Gilmer, Gwinnett, Hall, Lumpkin, North Fulton, Pickens, Union, Banks, Towns, White, Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Haralson, Murray, Paulding, Pike, Walker and Whitfield.
There will be some widespread moderate to heavy rain during the overnight into Wednesday morning. Some spots will see around 2 inches of rain, while other localized areas will get 2 and a half to 3 inches. If you live in a flood prone area, be sure and watch for rising water.
We will see the rain move out late Wednesday. Our high temperature on Wednesday will occur early in the morning, the cooler air filters in during the afternoon. It will be dry and cool for Thursday and Friday. Highs temperatures will cool down into the 50s which is about where we should be this time of year.
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