Ware Mechanical Weather alert: Flash flood watch tonight into Wednesday; another 1.5 inches of rain due (we’ll top 10 inches of rain this month).

Ware Mechanical Weather alert: Flash flood watch tonight into Wednesday; another 1.5 inches of rain due (we’ll top 10 inches of rain this month).

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Flash flood watch from 8 tonight until 8 p.m. Wednesday: Look for storms between 2 and 7 a.m. Wednesday and again from noon to 7 p.m. We’ve already had close to 10 inches of rain this month.

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Georgia...
  northeast Georgia and northwest Georgia, including the following
  areas, in north central Georgia, Cherokee, Cobb, Dawson, Fannin,
  Forsyth, Gilmer, Hall, Lumpkin, North Fulton, Pickens and Union.
  In northeast Georgia, Towns and White. In northwest Georgia,
  Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Haralson, Murray,
  Paulding, Polk, Walker and Whitfield.

* From 8 PM EDT this evening through Wednesday evening

* Rain, heavy at times, will return to north Georgia overnight
  tonight through the day Wednesday. Rainfall totals of 1 to 2
  inches are expected with locally higher amounts to 2.5 inches.
  Persisting saturated soils and high streamflows, combined with
  these forecast rainfall amounts, will keep the risk of flash
  flooding high through Wednesday.

FORECAST

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 28.

OUR WATERWAYS

Oostanaula River at Rome

For a quick look at area flood warnings, please click here

  • Armuchee Creek near Armuchee affecting Floyd County.
  • Oostanaula River near Resaca affecting Floyd and Gordon counties.
  • Coosa River near Rome Mayos Bar L & D Park affecting Floyd County.
  • Oostanaula River near Calhoun affecting Gordon County.
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