THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... SOUTHWESTERN CHATTOOGA COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN GEORGIA... * UNTIL 515 AM EDT SATURDAY. * AT 1105 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 2 AND 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY. HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS. SOURCE...DOPPLER RADAR. IMPACT...FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, HIGHWAYS, AND STREETS AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING AREAS. * SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE... SUMMERVILLE, LYERLY, HOLLAND, JAMES H. FLOYD STATE PARK AND CHATTOOGAVILLE. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES... CHATTOOGA RIVER, HINTON CREEK, CABIN CREEK, HEATH CREEK, TALIAFERRO CREEK, COOSA RIVER, VANNS BRANCH, MOSS CREEK, KINGS CREEK, SELMAN CREEK, CLARKS CREEK, LITTLE ARMUCHEE CREEK AND RACCOON CREEK. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA.
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN CHATTOOGA AND WESTERN FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 1130 PM EDT... AT 1031 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDED FROM BERRYTON TO ROME. THESE STORMS WERE MOVING VERY SLOWLY WEST. HAZARD...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN. IMPACT...LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE'S LEADING KILLERS. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. HEAVY RAIN WILL CAUSE TEMPORARY STREET FLOODING AND PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS AS WELL AS RISING WATER ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS. SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE ROME, SUMMERVILLE, LYERLY, MENLO, COOSA, BERRYTON, CHATTOOGAVILLE, TIDINGS, JAMES H. FLOYD STATE PARK, HOLLAND AND LINDALE.
Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.
Independence Day: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.