Flash flood watch issued for parts of Middle Georgia

lfabian@macon.comJuly 1, 2013 

Rainfall of at least 2 to 3 inches is expected to trigger flash flooding in parts of Middle Georgia this week.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch from Tuesday afternoon until Friday morning with an unusual weather pattern expected to bring copious amounts of moisture to Georgia over the next few days.

East Georgia has already received around 3 inches of rain in the last few days and additional rain is expected to runoff the saturated soil.

The watch covers the following counties: Baldwin, Clarke, Emanuel, Glascock, Greene, Hancock, Jefferson, Johnson, Laurens, Montgomery, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Putnam, Taliaferro, Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen, Warren, Washington, Wheeler, Wilkes and Wilkinson.

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