Flash flood watch issued for our region through Monday afternoon; widespread heavy rainfall expected




FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
325 AM EDT SUN SEP 28 2014

…THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE ENTIRE
FORECAST AREA AND EXTENDED THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON…

.NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP IN A VERY MOIST
AND TROPICAL ENVIRONMENT. A WEAK SURFACE LOW IS FORECAST TO
DEVELOP ALONG THE CENTRAL GULF COAST AND MOVE INTO THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE LATE TODAY AND OVERNIGHT TONIGHT…FURTHER ENHANCING
CONVECTION AND THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED…BUT LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.
QUITMAN-CLAY-RANDOLPH-CALHOUN-TERRELL-DOUGHERTY-LEE-WORTH-TURNER-
TIFT-BEN HILL-IRWIN-EARLY-MILLER-BAKER-MITCHELL-COLQUITT-COOK-
BERRIEN-SEMINOLE-DECATUR-GRADY-THOMAS-BROOKS-LOWNDES-LANIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…GEORGETOWN…FORT GAINES…CUTHBERT…
SHELLMAN…ARLINGTON…MORGAN…EDISON…LEARY…DAWSON…
ALBANY…LEESBURG…SMITHVILLE…SYLVESTER…ASHBURN…TIFTON…
FITZGERALD…OCILLA…DOUGLASVILLE…BLAKELY…COLQUITT…
NEWTON…CAMILLA…PELHAM…MOULTRIE…ADEL…SPARKS…
NASHVILLE…DONALSONVILLE…BAINBRIDGE…CAIRO…THOMASVILLE…
QUITMAN…VALDOSTA…LAKELAND
325 AM EDT SUN SEP 28 2014

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA
AND SOUTHWEST GEORGIA…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN
SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA…BEN HILL…BERRIEN…BROOKS…
COLQUITT…COOK…IRWIN…LANIER…LOWNDES…THOMAS…TIFT…
TURNER AND WORTH. IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA…BAKER…CALHOUN…
CLAY…DECATUR…DOUGHERTY…EARLY…GRADY…LEE…MILLER…
MITCHELL…QUITMAN…RANDOLPH…SEMINOLE AND TERRELL.

* THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP IN A VERY MOIST
AND TROPICAL ENVIRONMENT. A WEAK SURFACE LOW IS FORECAST TO
DEVELOP ALONG THE CENTRAL GULF COAST AND MOVE INTO THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE LATE TODAY AND OVERNIGHT TONIGHT…FURTHER ENHANCING
CONVECTION AND THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED…BUT LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST
RAINFALL IS LIKELY TO OCCUR FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.




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