Valdosta Daily Times

August 17, 2013

Flash flood watch remains in effect for Lowndes, surrounding counties


National Weather Service

- — National Weather Service has issued the following:

 

 

Flash Flood Watch in effect until 11PM EDT SAT
 
... FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...  THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR  * PORTIONS OF FLORIDA AND GEORGIA... INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING  AREAS... IN FLORIDA... COASTAL DIXIE... COASTAL FRANKLIN...  COASTAL JEFFERSON... COASTAL TAYLOR... COASTAL WAKULLA...  GADSDEN... INLAND DIXIE... INLAND FRANKLIN... INLAND JEFFERSON...  INLAND TAYLOR... INLAND WAKULLA... LAFAYETTE... LEON... LIBERTY  AND MADISON. IN GEORGIA... BAKER... BEN HILL... BERRIEN...  BROOKS... CALHOUN... CLAY... COLQUITT... COOK... DECATUR...  DOUGHERTY... EARLY... GRADY... IRWIN... LANIER... LEE... LOWNDES...  MILLER... MITCHELL... QUITMAN... RANDOLPH... SEMINOLE... TERRELL...  THOMAS... TIFT... TURNER AND WORTH.  * THROUGH THIS EVENING  * PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION  TODAY DECREASING BY THIS EVENING. WIDESPREAD RAIN TOTALS OF 1 TO  2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED TODAY... WITH LOCALLY MUCH HIGHER AMOUNTS  POSSIBLE. ON TOP OF ALREADY WET SOIL CONDITIONS... THIS WILL  ENHANCE THE POTENTIAL FOR 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.  &&