« View county listFlash Flood Watch
Including the cities of Swainsboro, Dublin, and Vidalia
313 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has expanded the
* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of central Georgia...
east central Georgia and southeast Georgia...including the
following areas...in central Georgia...Dodge...Laurens...
Montgomery...Telfair...Wheeler and Wilcox. In east central
Georgia...Emanuel...Johnson and Treutlen. In southeast
* Through Wednesday afternoon
* Abundant moisture combined with an upper level storm system will
lead to widespread showers and thunderstorms overnight early
this afternoon and again late tonight into Wednesday. Heavy rain
will be possible at times over the watch area including higher
rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour over central Georgia
later this morning. Portions of the watch area received 1 to 3
inches of rainfall on Saturday into Monday making soils less
permeable to additional rainfall. Additional Rainfall amounts of
1 to close to 3 inches are possible in the watch area through
* 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.
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.
TORNADO WATCH 257 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS
IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES
IN CENTRAL GEORGIA
LAURENS MONTGOMERY TELFAIR
IN EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
EMANUEL JEFFERSON JOHNSON
TOOMBS TREUTLEN WASHINGTON
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ALAMO, DUBLIN, LOUISVILLE, MCRAE,
MOUNT VERNON, SANDERSVILLE, SOPERTON, SWAINSBORO, TOOMSBORO,
VIDALIA, AND WRIGHTSVILLE.