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Flood Potential Outlook

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
433 AM 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...
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1.5 TO 2.5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE FOR
PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA THROUGH THURSDAY. LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS CAN BE EXPECTED. 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 TODAY AND WEDNESDAY.

.ANTECEDENT CONDITIONS...
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES HAVE OCCURRED OVER NORTH AND
PARTS OF CENTRAL GEORGIA DURING THE PAST ONE TO TWO WEEKS WHICH
IS 100 TO 200 PERCENT OF NORMAL VALUES. ABNORMALLY MOIST SOIL
CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO EXIST 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 THE SAME 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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