Flash Flood Watch in effect through late Wednesday night

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From Staff Reports

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Coweta County and much of Georgia.

The Watch is in effect through late Wednesday night.

From the NWS: Rounds of moderate to heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms are expected through late Wednesday night. Widespread rainfall totals of three to five inches are forecast across the watch area. Locally higher amounts will be possible, especially across the higher terrain of northeast Georgia. There is potential for localized flash flooding and quick rises on rivers and  creeks, given the wet ground and normal to above normal streamflows across the watch area.

Below is the extended forecast.

TODAY – Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 72. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

TONIGHT – Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 66. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY – Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 74. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

THURSDAY – A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

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