Rain storms expected Tuesday; flash flood watch issued




Current Southwest Georgia Weather Radar:

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST FLORIDA…SOUTHEAST ALABAMA…AND SOUTHWEST GEORGIA TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON….AS A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA…NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AHEAD OF IT. SOME STORMS MAY MOVE REPEATEDLY OVER THE SAME AREAS…INCREASING THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAINFALL IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME. MOST AREAS IN THE WATCH WILL SEE RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES…BUT SOME LOCATIONS MAY SEE ISOLATED TOTALS IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME…WHICH COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ALABAMA…FLORIDA AND SOUTHWEST GEORGIA…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA…COFFEE…DALE…GENEVA…HENRY AND HOUSTON. IN FLORIDA…CALHOUN…CENTRAL WALTON…COASTAL BAY… COASTAL FRANKLIN…COASTAL GULF…GADSDEN…HOLMES…INLAND BAY…INLAND FRANKLIN…INLAND GULF…INLAND WALTON… JACKSON…LIBERTY…SOUTH WALTON AND WASHINGTON. IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA…CLAY…DECATUR…EARLY…MILLER AND SEMINOLE.

* FROM 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON * AS A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA…NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AHEAD OF IT. SOME STORMS MAY MOVE REPEATEDLY OVER THE SAME AREAS…INCREASING THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAINFALL IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME. MOST AREAS IN THE WATCH WILL SEE RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES…BUT SOME LOCATIONS MAY SEE ISOLATED TOTALS IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME…WHICH COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

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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