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Southwest Georgia may benefit from heavy rains

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Southwest Georgia has seen a lot of water in the last few days. The grounds are still saturated from standing water.

Hydrologists say the rain and water can be a good thing and is part of our natural cycle.

“This is the time of the year that we recharge our ground water that we rely on in the summer months. We also refill our wetlands which are important for our water storage and part of our ecology,” said Woody Hicks.

Hicks say there is also the possibility of flooding in areas like the Kinchafoonee and the Muckalee. They're also watchful streams that may overflow during heavy down pours.

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