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Schley, GA

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222100-
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Cherokee-Forsyth-Hall-Banks-Jackson-Madison-Polk-Paulding-Cobb-
North Fulton-Gwinnett-Barrow-Clarke-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Wilkes-
Haralson-Carroll-Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-Walton-
Newton-Morgan-Greene-Taliaferro-Heard-Coweta-Fayette-Clayton-
Spalding-Henry-Butts-Jasper-Putnam-Hancock-Warren-Troup-
Meriwether-Pike-Upson-Lamar-Monroe-Jones-Baldwin-Washington-
Glascock-Harris-Talbot-Taylor-Crawford-Bibb-Twiggs-Wilkinson-
Muscogee-Chattahoochee-Marion-Schley-Macon-Peach-Houston-Bleckley-
Stewart-Webster-Sumter-Dooly-Crisp-Pulaski-
Including the cities of Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta,
Lawrenceville, Athens, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point,
Decatur, Conyers, Covington, Newnan, Peachtree City, Griffin,
Milledgeville, Macon, Columbus, Warner Robins, Lumpkin, Americus,
and Cordele
447 AM EDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Georgia...east
central Georgia...north central Georgia...northeast Georgia...
northwest Georgia and west central Georgia...including the
following areas...in central Georgia...Baldwin...Bibb...
Bleckley...Butts...Crawford...Crisp...Dooly...Houston...
Jasper...Jones...Monroe...Peach...Pulaski...Putnam...Twiggs
and Wilkinson. In east central Georgia...Glascock...Greene...
Hancock...Taliaferro...Warren...Washington and Wilkes. In
north central Georgia...Barrow...Cherokee...Clayton...Cobb...
DeKalb...Douglas...Fayette...Forsyth...Gwinnett...Hall...
Henry...Morgan...Newton...North Fulton...Rockdale...South
Fulton and Walton. In northeast Georgia...Banks...Clarke...
Jackson...Madison...Oconee and Oglethorpe. In northwest
Georgia...Carroll...Haralson...Paulding and Polk. In west
central Georgia...Chattahoochee...Coweta...Harris...Heard...
Lamar...Macon...Marion...Meriwether...Muscogee...Pike...
Schley...Spalding...Stewart...Sumter...Talbot...Taylor...
Troup...Upson and Webster.

* From this evening through Wednesday afternoon

* Abundant moisture combined with an upper level storm system will
lead to widespread showers and thunderstorms later today but
particularly overnight into early Tuesday and again late Tuesday
into early Wednesday. Heavy rain will be possible at times over
the watch area including higher rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches
per hour. Portions of the watch area received 1 to 3 inches of
rainfall on Saturday into early Sunday making soils less
permeable to additional rainfall. Additional Rainfall amounts of
2 to 4 inches are possible in the watch area through Noon
Wednesday.

* Flooding in low lying and flood prone areas will be likely,
especially in urban areas. In addition, creeks, streams and
rivers may overflow their banks.

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.

&&

$$

Stewart, GA

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222100-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Cherokee-Forsyth-Hall-Banks-Jackson-Madison-Polk-Paulding-Cobb-
North Fulton-Gwinnett-Barrow-Clarke-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Wilkes-
Haralson-Carroll-Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-Walton-
Newton-Morgan-Greene-Taliaferro-Heard-Coweta-Fayette-Clayton-
Spalding-Henry-Butts-Jasper-Putnam-Hancock-Warren-Troup-
Meriwether-Pike-Upson-Lamar-Monroe-Jones-Baldwin-Washington-
Glascock-Harris-Talbot-Taylor-Crawford-Bibb-Twiggs-Wilkinson-
Muscogee-Chattahoochee-Marion-Schley-Macon-Peach-Houston-Bleckley-
Stewart-Webster-Sumter-Dooly-Crisp-Pulaski-
Including the cities of Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta,
Lawrenceville, Athens, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point,
Decatur, Conyers, Covington, Newnan, Peachtree City, Griffin,
Milledgeville, Macon, Columbus, Warner Robins, Lumpkin, Americus,
and Cordele
447 AM EDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Georgia...east
central Georgia...north central Georgia...northeast Georgia...
northwest Georgia and west central Georgia...including the
following areas...in central Georgia...Baldwin...Bibb...
Bleckley...Butts...Crawford...Crisp...Dooly...Houston...
Jasper...Jones...Monroe...Peach...Pulaski...Putnam...Twiggs
and Wilkinson. In east central Georgia...Glascock...Greene...
Hancock...Taliaferro...Warren...Washington and Wilkes. In
north central Georgia...Barrow...Cherokee...Clayton...Cobb...
DeKalb...Douglas...Fayette...Forsyth...Gwinnett...Hall...
Henry...Morgan...Newton...North Fulton...Rockdale...South
Fulton and Walton. In northeast Georgia...Banks...Clarke...
Jackson...Madison...Oconee and Oglethorpe. In northwest
Georgia...Carroll...Haralson...Paulding and Polk. In west
central Georgia...Chattahoochee...Coweta...Harris...Heard...
Lamar...Macon...Marion...Meriwether...Muscogee...Pike...
Schley...Spalding...Stewart...Sumter...Talbot...Taylor...
Troup...Upson and Webster.

* From this evening through Wednesday afternoon

* Abundant moisture combined with an upper level storm system will
lead to widespread showers and thunderstorms later today but
particularly overnight into early Tuesday and again late Tuesday
into early Wednesday. Heavy rain will be possible at times over
the watch area including higher rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches
per hour. Portions of the watch area received 1 to 3 inches of
rainfall on Saturday into early Sunday making soils less
permeable to additional rainfall. Additional Rainfall amounts of
2 to 4 inches are possible in the watch area through Noon
Wednesday.

* Flooding in low lying and flood prone areas will be likely,
especially in urban areas. In addition, creeks, streams and
rivers may overflow their banks.

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.

&&

$$

Sumter, GA

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222100-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Cherokee-Forsyth-Hall-Banks-Jackson-Madison-Polk-Paulding-Cobb-
North Fulton-Gwinnett-Barrow-Clarke-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Wilkes-
Haralson-Carroll-Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-Walton-
Newton-Morgan-Greene-Taliaferro-Heard-Coweta-Fayette-Clayton-
Spalding-Henry-Butts-Jasper-Putnam-Hancock-Warren-Troup-
Meriwether-Pike-Upson-Lamar-Monroe-Jones-Baldwin-Washington-
Glascock-Harris-Talbot-Taylor-Crawford-Bibb-Twiggs-Wilkinson-
Muscogee-Chattahoochee-Marion-Schley-Macon-Peach-Houston-Bleckley-
Stewart-Webster-Sumter-Dooly-Crisp-Pulaski-
Including the cities of Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta,
Lawrenceville, Athens, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point,
Decatur, Conyers, Covington, Newnan, Peachtree City, Griffin,
Milledgeville, Macon, Columbus, Warner Robins, Lumpkin, Americus,
and Cordele
447 AM EDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Georgia...east
central Georgia...north central Georgia...northeast Georgia...
northwest Georgia and west central Georgia...including the
following areas...in central Georgia...Baldwin...Bibb...
Bleckley...Butts...Crawford...Crisp...Dooly...Houston...
Jasper...Jones...Monroe...Peach...Pulaski...Putnam...Twiggs
and Wilkinson. In east central Georgia...Glascock...Greene...
Hancock...Taliaferro...Warren...Washington and Wilkes. In
north central Georgia...Barrow...Cherokee...Clayton...Cobb...
DeKalb...Douglas...Fayette...Forsyth...Gwinnett...Hall...
Henry...Morgan...Newton...North Fulton...Rockdale...South
Fulton and Walton. In northeast Georgia...Banks...Clarke...
Jackson...Madison...Oconee and Oglethorpe. In northwest
Georgia...Carroll...Haralson...Paulding and Polk. In west
central Georgia...Chattahoochee...Coweta...Harris...Heard...
Lamar...Macon...Marion...Meriwether...Muscogee...Pike...
Schley...Spalding...Stewart...Sumter...Talbot...Taylor...
Troup...Upson and Webster.

* From this evening through Wednesday afternoon

* Abundant moisture combined with an upper level storm system will
lead to widespread showers and thunderstorms later today but
particularly overnight into early Tuesday and again late Tuesday
into early Wednesday. Heavy rain will be possible at times over
the watch area including higher rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches
per hour. Portions of the watch area received 1 to 3 inches of
rainfall on Saturday into early Sunday making soils less
permeable to additional rainfall. Additional Rainfall amounts of
2 to 4 inches are possible in the watch area through Noon
Wednesday.

* Flooding in low lying and flood prone areas will be likely,
especially in urban areas. In addition, creeks, streams and
rivers may overflow their banks.

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.

&&

$$

Weather Forecast

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected by this afternoon and becomes numerous by this evening. The heaviest rain and greatest chance of strong storms arrives Tuesday afternoon. A Marginal risk of severe storms include 5% chance of a damaging wind gusts, hail, dangerous lightning and rain rates of 2" per hour that may produce flash flooding. The final round of rain and thunderstorms come Wednesday afternoon/evening with a cold front. After it's all said and done we are expecting a widespread 2" to 4" of rain with localized areas exceeding 6 inches. Drier and cooler air pushes in Thursday. Friday into Memorial Day look to be dry and warming back to 90 degrees. 


Chris Zelman

First Alert Meteorologist 

7-Day Forecast: Albany

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image

Sunny

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image

Sunny

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image

Sunny

Thursday
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Sunny

Friday
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Sunny

Saturday
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Sunny

Sunday
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sunny

Currently in Albany as of

  • 81°(Feels like 85°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: SW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.08 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:36:01 am
  • Sunset: 08:30:53 pm
  • Humidity: 72
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 4

Currently in Americus as of

  • 79°(Feels like 81°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: SW @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.08 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:34:51 am
  • Sunset: 08:32:13 pm
  • Humidity: 74
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 5

Currently in Cordele as of

  • 84°(Feels like 88°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: WSW @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.07 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:33:14 am
  • Sunset: 08:30:08 pm
  • Humidity: 64
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 8

Currently in Camilla as of

  • 82°(Feels like 87°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: WSW @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.07 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:36:43 am
  • Sunset: 08:30:16 pm
  • Humidity: 74
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 7

Currently in Douglas as of

  • 81°(Feels like 83°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: W @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.07 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:30:38 am
  • Sunset: 08:25:26 pm
  • Humidity: 65
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 4

Currently in Fitzgerald as of

  • 83°(Feels like 88°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: S @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.08 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:31:49 am
  • Sunset: 08:27:32 pm
  • Humidity: 70
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 6

Currently in Moultrie as of

  • 81°(Feels like 85°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: S @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.08 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:35:19 am
  • Sunset: 08:28:22 pm
  • Humidity: 74
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 8

Currently in Tifton as of

  • 80°(Feels like 83°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SSW @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.06 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:33:23 am
  • Sunset: 08:27:54 pm
  • Humidity: 73
  • UV Index: 6

Currently in Valdosta as of

  • 81°(Feels like 85°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.05 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:33:56 am
  • Sunset: 08:25:40 pm
  • Humidity: 72
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 8

Regional Conditions

Albany
81°
Americus
79°
Cordele
84°
Camilla
82°
Douglas
81°
Fitzgerald
83°
Moultrie
81°
Tifton
80°
Valdosta
81°
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