Weather: More rain in Coweta through Wednesday

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UPDATE (4:05 p.m.): The National Weather Service has extended the Flash Flood Watch until 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 21.

From Staff Reports

The remnants of Tropical Storm Nicholas kick-started a wet weather pattern for much of the Southeast, including here in Coweta.

And the National Weather Service in Peachtree City says to expect more of the same today, Tuesday and Wednesday before a cold front moves through. That front will arrive about the same time as the start of Fall on Wednesday. With it, the front will bring dry conditions and much cooler temperatures just in time for the end of the week.

A Flash Flood Watch for Coweta County and other counties in West Central Georgia remains in effect until 8 p.m. tonight. It was originally scheduled to end this morning but the National Weather Service extended it due to today’s high rain chances.

Below is the extended forecast for Coweta. For more weather information, visit: NWS Newnan Page.

MONDAY – Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 76. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. 

MONDAY NIGHT – Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

TUESDAY – A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

TUESDAY NIGHT – Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

WEDNESDAY – A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

THURSDAY – Sunny, with a high near 72.

FRIDAY – Sunny, with a high near 74.

SATURDAY – Sunny, with a high near 77.

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