A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for much of north and a portion of central Georgia through Sunday evening. Several waves of numerous to widespread showers and thunderstorms will form across the forecast area this afternoon and tonight. A few of the storms could be strong with heavy rain, gusty winds, and lightning possible. Two to three inches of rain will be possible today and tonight with locally higher amounts possible where heavy rain persists for prolonged periods of time.
Sunday through Friday: Several continuous waves of showers and thunderstorms are expected through Thursday with the greatest coverage Saturday through Monday. Any thunderstorms will be capable of gusty winds, lightning and heavy rain. Flooding could be a growing concern as we approach the weekend with continued rounds of showers and storms. Please monitor updates for any changes.
From 12:01 a.m. Friday through 4 p.m. Saturday.
Rome: 0.61 inches.
Cartersville: 1.06 inches
Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 82. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 84. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.