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Another Flood Watch Issued, Including for Walton and Gwinnett

The latest alert remains in effect until 7 p.m. Tuesday

If you're looking for more rain, you're in luck. The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued yet another flood watch, this to remain in effect until 7 p.m. Feb. 26 for several counties in Georgia, including Walton and Gwinnett.

The bulletin reads in part:

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA.

* FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING

* ANOTHER ROUND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA TODAY THROUGH THE DAY TUESDAY. AN INCH AND A HALF OR MORE OF RAIN IS EXPECTED SOUTH OF A LINE FROM CARROLLTON TO CUMMING AND HOMER WITH AS MUCH AS TWO AND A HALF TO THREE AND HALF INCHES POSSIBLE SOUTH OF A LINE FROM COLUMBUS TO MACON AND SWAINSBORO. THIS ROUND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN COMES CLOSELY ON THE HEELS OF THIS PAST WEEKENDS HEAVY RAINS WHICH HAVE LEFT SOILS SATURATED AND RIVERS AND STREAMS ALREADY RUNNING HIGH.

* LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE IF THE HEAVY RAIN REPEATEDLY MOVES OVER THE SAME AREA. ALSO... STORM DRAINS... DITCHES... AND LOW LYING AREAS MAY BECOME QUICKLY CLOGGED WITH DEBRIS AND CAUSE EXTENSIVE STREET FLOODING.


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