Rain on the way; Flash flood watch issued in SE Alabama and SW Georgia




Summary:

  • Southeast Alabama, parts of the Panhandle of Florida are under a Flash Flood Watch.
  • Expect the rain to begin Monday night, with a 100 percent chance of rain on Tuesday and a second round of storms on Wednesday.
  • The rain chance continues through Thursday; 2-4 inches of rain are expected, with higher amounts possible in some places.
  • The rain won’t bring cooler temperatures; expect highs in the 70s, including a high around 83 on Christmas Day, which is forecast to be partly sunny.

[radar]

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTH
  FLORIDA...FRANKLIN...JEFFERSON....WAKULLA...GADSDEN...LEON AND
  LIBERTY. IN SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...BEN HILL...BERRIEN...
  BROOKS...COLQUITT...COOK...DECATUR...GRADY...IRWIN...
  MITCHELL...THOMAS...TIFT...TURNER AND WORTH.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT
  AND SPREAD ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH TUESDAY BRINGING PERIODS
  OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN. A SECOND BATCH OF STORMS IS EXPECTED
  TO IMPACT THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY CONTINUING THE THREAT FOR
  FLASH FLOODING.

* 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED
  WITH THE FIRST SET OF STORMS. AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 3 INCHES OF
  RAIN IS EXPECTED FROM THE SECOND BATCH OF STORMS...CREATING
  STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE
  NEXT TWO DAYS.

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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