The National Weather Service warns of heavy rainfall. Watch begins at 7 p.m. Sunday.
Be careful, Peachtree Corners and Gwinnett. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the area. The alert begins at 7 p.m. on Sunday (February 10) and lasts until Monday at 1 p.m. According to the alert, it means "conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding." Rain is expected to begin Sunday about 3 p.m. and intensify into the evening. The statement reads in part: "RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA BY MONDAY MORNING. RECENT RAINFALL HAS MADE THE SOIL VERY MOIST ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA. AS THE RAIN IS LIKELY FALL QUICKLY TONIGHT...FLASH FLOODING COULD DEVELOP ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS. FLOODING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ALONG LARGER STREAMS AND RIVERS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS …
The National Weather Center in Atlanta has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Gwinnett and much of north and central Georgia starting tonight.
Sunday, September 4, 2011
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for much of north and portions of central Georgia, including Gwinnett county, from late tonight through Tuesday morning. Widespread rain is expected with embedded thunderstorms likely to develop in the watch area. This is as a result of Tropical Storm Lee moving northeast from the Louisiana coast and interacting with a cold front moving southward from the Ohio-Tennessee Valley Region. This is expected to last through Labor Day and into Tuesday. Areas across far north Georgia could see rainfall amounting to 5 to 7 inches with 3 to 5 inches possible as far south as a line from LaGrange to Eatonton to Washington. The precipitation is expected to begin tapering off early Tuesday. …