Valdosta Daily Times

July 4, 2013

Flash flood watch for South Georgia


National Weather Service

VALDOSTA —

Flash Flood Watch in effect until 8AM EDT FRI/7AM CDT FRI
 
... FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...  THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR  * PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ALABAMA... SOUTH GEORGIA... AND NORTHWEST  FLORIDA.  * THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING  * ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE  THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA  PANHANDLE. THIS IS ON TOP OF THE 5 TO 10 INCHES THAT HAVE  ALREADY OCCURRED SINCE TUESDAY ACROSS THAT AREA. ELSEWHERE... 3  TO 5 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHEAST  ALABAMA... AND 1 TO 3 INCHES IS EXPECTED ELSEWHERE. THERE IS  STILL A THREAT OF LOCALIZED AMOUNTS THAT ARE CLOSE TO DOUBLE  THESE VALUES... THUS THE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE  AREA ALTHOUGH THE GREATEST THREAT OF MAJOR FLASH FLOODING IS  ACROSS THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE.  * AREAS THAT WILL BE MOST PRONE TO FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE  CITIES... AND LOW LYING AREAS NEAR RIVERS... STREAMS... AND  CREEKS.  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.  &&