Flood Potential Outlook
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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
327 PM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

...OCCASIONAL HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED OVER PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
GEORGIA THROUGH MUCH OF THIS WEEK WITH POSSIBLE FLOODING...

.RAINFALL EXPECTED...
TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1.5 TO 3.5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS
OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA THROUGH THIS WEEKEND. LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE. PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL RESULT IN
SATURATED GROUND CONDITIONS WHICH WILL INCREASE THE FLOOD THREAT
THROUGHOUT THE WEEK.

.SYNOPSIS...
A MOIST AND UNSETTLED PATTERN WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA
THIS WEEK. A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS WILL PRODUCE
PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS NORTH AND CENTRAL
GEORGIA THROUGH THURSDAY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD BE ENHANCED ALONG
A FRONT ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA WEDNESDAY.

.ANTECEDENT CONDITIONS...
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES HAVE OCCURRED OVER PARTS OF NORTH
AND CENTRAL GEORGIA DURING THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS. ABNORMALLY MOIST
SOIL CONDITIONS CONTINUE FOR MOST AREAS AND ANY HEAVY RAIN WILL
QUICKLY RUN OFF INTO NEARBY STREAMS...CREEKS AND RIVERS...RESULTING
IN ABOVE NORMAL STREAM FLOWS.

.IMPACTS...
ISOLATED FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE IF THE HEAVY RAIN REPEATEDLY
MOVES OVER ANY ONE AREA. ALSO...STORM DRAINS AND DITCHES MAY BECOME
QUICKLY CLOGGED WITH DEBRIS AND CAUSE EXTENSIVE STREET FLOODING AND
ROAD PONDING.

MINOR FLOODING OF SOME OF THE LARGER CREEKS OR RIVERS IS MORE LIKELY
WITH THE EXPECTED STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN NORTH GEORGIA AND
SHOULD BE MONITORED CLOSELY.

STAY ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WATCHES AND FUTURE WARNINGS. KNOW WHAT
TO DO IF A WARNING IS ISSUED AND YOU LIVE NEAR A CREEK OR RIVER.

FOR ADDITIONAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION...VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ATLANTA. CLICK ON THE RIVERS AND LAKES TAB UNDER CURRENT
WEATHER TO ACCESS THE LATEST RIVER STAGE AND PRECIPITATION
INFORMATION.

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