Tornado watch, flash flood watch and warning issued by National Weather Service




Tornado Watch

TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 561
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
245 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

TORNADO WATCH 561 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CST FOR THE
 FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

GAC007-027-037-053-061-071-075-087-095-099-131-145-149-177-185-
197-201-205-215-239-243-249-253-259-261-273-275-277-285-307-321-
240500-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0561.141223T2045Z-141224T0500Z/

GA
.    GEORGIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BAKER                BROOKS              CALHOUN
CHATTAHOOCHEE        CLAY                COLQUITT
COOK                 DECATUR             DOUGHERTY
EARLY                GRADY               HARRIS
HEARD                LEE                 LOWNDES
MARION               MILLER              MITCHELL
MUSCOGEE             QUITMAN             RANDOLPH
SCHLEY               SEMINOLE            STEWART
SUMTER               TERRELL             THOMAS
TIFT                 TROUP               WEBSTER
WORTH
$$



 

Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
611 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

FLC039-GAC087-131-240130-
/O.CON.KTAE.FF.W.0044.000000T0000Z-141224T0130Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GRADY GA-DECATUR GA-GADSDEN FL-
611 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 PM EST FOR
GADSDEN...SOUTHEASTERN DECATUR AND SOUTHWESTERN GRADY COUNTIES...

AT 606 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RAINFALL
RATES IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE COMMON THROUGH 8 PM
EST. THESE INCREASED HEAVY RAINFALL RATES WILL CONTINUE TO RESULT IN
THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING OVER THE WARNED AREA.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO QUINCY...
WHIGHAM AND CAIRO

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY
ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW
LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE
UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS
SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 3093 8417 3068 8428 3067 8431 3064 8430
      3057 8438 3047 8441 3046 8450 3039 8468
      3041 8468 3042 8471 3046 8471 3046 8478
      3052 8478 3053 8488 3056 8489 3095 8440

$$

38-GODSEY





 

Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
331 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST ALABAMA... SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH
CENTRAL GEORGIA...AND THE FLORIDA BIG BEND AND PANHANDLE...

.PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH AN INLAND MOVING WARM FRONT
HAVE RESULTED IN WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WITH
A SWATH OF 2.5 TO 5 INCHES EXTENDING FROM WEST OF APALACHICOLA
NORTHEAST ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN BIG BEND INTO SOUTH
CENTRAL GEORGIA. REPORTS OF FLOODING HAVE ALREADY BEEN RECEIVED IN
PARTS OF SOUTHWEST GEORGIA AND THE BIG BEND WHICH HAVE RESULTED IN
ROAD CLOSURES. ANOTHER 3 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN IS FORECAST ACROSS
THE ENTIRE AREA AS A PRE-FRONTAL SQUALL LINE APPROACHES OVERNIGHT
AND WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL EXACERBATE ANY ONGOING FLOODING AND COULD
LEAD TO ADDITIONAL FLOODING IN AREAS THAT WERE ABLE TO AVOID IT
THIS FAR. IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT WATER RISES WILL BE QUICKER WITH
THE NEXT ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN.



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