Issued by The National Weather Service
Atlanta, GA
4:04 pm EDT, Sat., May. 2, 2009

… FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA.

* THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA HAS BEEN ISSUED DUE TO THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS NORTHWEST GEORGIA HAS SEEN 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH A STALLED FRONTAL SYSTEM ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY. A FEW UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES ALONG THIS FRONT ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING BRINGING ANOTHER 2 TO 2 AND A HALF INCHES OF RAIN TO NORTHWEST GEORGIA.

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING ESPECIALLY ALONG LARGER STREAMS AND RIVERS. IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA… CHECK YOUR PREPAREDNESS REQUIREMENTS… ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE INTERESTS ALONG AREA RIVERS. KEEP INFORMED… AND BE READY FOR ACTION IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.