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Flash flood watch continues with more rain expected

We have a flash flood watch in effect until Thursday.

ATLANTA — The rain continued Wednesday as rounds, heavy at times, pushed through the area. We have a flash flood watch in effect until Thursday and some parts of Georgia are now in a flood warning.

There was a chance for a few embedded thunderstorms, and an isolated strong to severe storm. Flooding was the main threat with the ground already saturated. Gusty winds were also expected to accompany a few of the storms. 

See the updates below from Wednesday and click here for a live interactive radar


11 p.m. | The tornado watch has expired.

10:23 p.m. | The National Weather Service has dropped many of the counties listed in the tornado watch for west Georgia. 



7:23 p.m. | 11Alive viewer Carol Carmichael sent in this photo of the clouds over Carrolton Wednesday evening.

Credit: Carol Carmicheal / 11Alive StormTracker Facebook

6:15 p.m.  | A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for Jasper and Putnam counties until 9 p.m.

4:05 p.m.  |  Tornado watch issued for parts of North Georgia until 10 p.m. The counties highlighted below are on the watch currently. 

3:55 p.m. | Tornado watch issued for Northwestern Georgia until 11 p.m. Stay aware of forthcoming warnings. The counties highlighted below are on the watch currently.

3:30 p.m. | Flash Flood Watch extended until 8 p.m. Thursday for parts of Georgia.

3 p.m. | Several roads in Putnam County are closed due to flooding. Currently, these are the impacted roads:  

  • Reid’s Rd
  • Central Rd
  • Glenwood Springs Terr
  • Stanfordville Rd
  • Bradley Rd
  • Hummingbird Ln
  • Murder Creek Area
  • Popular Rd 

Public Works officials in Putnam County said you can call them at 706-485-8817 for any other major areas flooding. 

🛑⚠️ ‼️Citizens of Putnam please see the following roads that are closed due to Flooding. Please take precautions and...

Posted by Putnam County Public Works GA on Wednesday, October 6, 2021

2:45 p.m. | A tornado warning in Monroe county has expired. More showers and storms continue around metro Atlanta with pockets of moderate and heavy rain in North Georgia. 

1:30 p.m. | A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for Putnam, Morgan co. until 7:30 p.m. today.

1:25 p.m. | A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for Upson, Taylor, Pike, Crawford and Lamar counties until 6:15 p.m. today.

1 p.m. | Storm Prediction Center increases the severe weather threat to a level 2 risk in NW Georgia.

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