NWS: Flood Watch in Effect

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for portions of southwest Georgia and North Florida as a storm system rolls in today and tomorrow.

Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
349 AM EST Wed Dec 19 2018


Inland Bay-Calhoun-Inland Gulf-Inland Franklin-Gadsden-Leon-
Inland Jefferson-Madison-Liberty-Inland Wakulla-Inland Taylor-
Lafayette-Inland Dixie-Coastal Bay-Coastal Gulf-Coastal Franklin-
Coastal Jefferson-Coastal Wakulla-Coastal Taylor-Coastal Dixie-
Including the cities of Bennett, Econfina, Nixon, Youngstown,
Abe Springs, Blountstown, Clarksville, Durham, Frink, Marysville,
Scotts Ferry, Howard Creek, Dalkeith, Honeyville, Wewahitchka,
Beverly, Buck Siding, Fort Gadsden, Morgan Place, Littman,
Quincy, Quincy Airport, Santa Clara, Wetumpka, Chattahoochee,
Hardin Heights, Bradfordville, Capitola, Chaires,
Chaires Crossroads, Killearn Estates, Killearn Lakes,
Maclay State Gardens, Tallahassee, Alma, Capps, Casa Blanco,
Dills, Drifton, Festus, Jarrott, Monticello, Lovett, Cherry Lake,
Hanson, Hopewell, Madison, Pinetta, Sweetwater, Bethel,
Hilliardville, Wakulla Springs, Athena, Boyd, Bucell Junction,
Cabbage Grove, Carbur, Fenholloway, Perry, Midway, Buckville,
Cooks Hammock, Day, Mayo, Cross City, Cross City Airport, Hines,
Jonesboro, Old Town, Panama City, Callaway, Cairo, Lynn Haven,
Southport, Vicksburg, Magnolia Beach, Oak Grove, Odena,
Port St. Joe, White City, Beacon Hill, Overstreet,
Saint Joe Beach, Apalachicola, Apalachicola Airport, Bay City,
Tilton, Creels, Hays Place, High Bluff, Buckhorn, Medart,
Panacea, Sopchoppy, Port Leon, Saint Marks, Spring Creek,
Adams Beach, Blue Springs, Cedar Island, Dekle Beach, Fish Creek,
Howell Place, Yellow Jacket, Horseshoe Beach, Jena,
Shired Island, Suwannee, Branchville, Camilla, Mitchell Co A/P,
Cotton, Pelham, Moultrie, Moultrie Municipal A/P, Spence Airport,
Adel, Cook Co A/P, Greggs, Pine Valley, Barneyville, Laconte,
Massee, Berrien Co A/P, Cottle, Nashville, Weber, Bannockburn,
Ausmac, Bainbridge, Decatur Co A/P, Hanover, Lynn,
Steinham Store, West Bainbridge, Beachton, Capel, Elpino,
Grady Co A/P, Moncrief, Pine Park, Dillon, Metcalf, Pasco,
Thomasville, Brooks Co A/P, Dixie, Empress, Nankin, Quitman,
Grooverville, Valdosta, Valdosta Regional Airport, Courthouse,
Lakeland, and Teeterville
349 AM EST Wed Dec 19 2018 /249 AM CST Wed Dec 19 2018/


The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a

* Flood Watch for the following counties in Florida, Calhoun, Bay,
  Dixie, Franklin, Gulf, Jefferson, Taylor, Wakulla, Gadsden,
  Lafayette, Leon, Liberty, and Madison. And the following
  counties in Georgia, Berrien, Brooks, Colquitt, Cook, Decatur,
  Grady, Lanier, Lowndes, Mitchell, and Thomas.

* From late tonight through Friday morning

* A strong storm system will move into the region late tonight and
  bring locally heavy rainfall. Within the flood watch area, 2 to
  3 inches of rain is possible with isolated heavier totals of 4
  to 5 inches.

* These rainfall amounts could cause flash flooding and result in
  further rises on area rivers and creeks.


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
anticipated rainfall.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flash Flood Warnings or River Flood Warnings. Those living in
areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should
flooding develop.

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