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UPDATE: Tornado Watch, Significant Weather Advisory Issued - Includes Walton and Gwinnett

UPDATE: A Significant Weather Advisory has now also been issued, including Walton and Gwinnett counties. The Tornado Watch remains in effect until 9 p.m.

UPDATE: A Significant Weather Advisory has now also been issued.

According to Weather.com, the following Significant Weather Advisory is now also in effect.

. SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAIN IN WALTON... ROCKDALE... NEWTON... BARROW... DEKALB... GWINNETT... HALL AND JACKSON COUNTIES UNTIL 445 PM EDT...

AT 359 PM EDT... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE HEAVY RAINFALL FROM A CLUSTER OF STORMS NEAR MILSTEAD... MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH. THIS AREA HAS ALREADY RECEIVED 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE PAST SEVERAL HOURS WITH ANOTHER INCH POSSIBLE. RAINFALL RATES WITH THIS STORM WILL BE NEAR 1 INCH PER HOUR.

RUNOFF FROM THESE STORMS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS... URBAN AREAS... HIGHWAYS... STREETS AND UNDERPASSES ACROSS WALTON... ROCKDALE... NEWTON... BARROW... DEKALB... GWINNETT... HALL AND JACKSON COUNTIES... INCLUDING AREAS AROUND CENTERVILLE... GUM CREEK... GEORGIA INTERNATIONAL HORSE PARK... LAKEVIEW ESTATES... MILSTEAD... CONYERS... BIG HAYNES CREEK PARK... YOUTH... WALNUT GROVE... ROSEBUD... BETWEEN... SNELLVILLE... LOGANVILLE... WINDSOR AND GRAYSON. ADDITIONALLY... COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS ARE SUBJECT TO MINOR FLOODING.

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for 74 Georgia counties, including Walton and Gwinnett. The Watch remains in effect until 9 p.m. this evening.

According to Weather.com, the Watch covers the following areas in Georgia.

IN CENTRAL GEORGIA

BALDWIN BIBB BLECKLEY BUTTS CRAWFORD CRISP DODGE DOOLY HOUSTON JASPER JONES MONROE PEACH PULASKI PUTNAM TWIGGS WILCOX WILKINSON

IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA

BARROW CHEROKEE CLAYTON COBB DAWSON DEKALB DOUGLAS FANNIN FAYETTE FORSYTH FULTON GILMER GWINNETT HALL HENRY LUMPKIN MORGAN NEWTON PICKENS ROCKDALE WALTON

IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA

CLARKE JACKSON OCONEE

IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA

BARTOW CARROLL CATOOSA CHATTOOGA DADE FLOYD GORDON HARALSON MURRAY PAULDING POLK WALKER WHITFIELD

IN WEST CENTRAL GEORGIA

CHATTAHOOCHEE COWETA HARRIS HEARD LAMAR MACON MARION MERIWETHER MUSCOGEE PIKE SCHLEY SPALDING STEWART SUMTER TALBOT TAYLOR TROUP UPSON WEBSTER

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF... ABBEVILLE... AMERICUS... ATLANTA... BARNESVILLE... BREMEN... BUENA VISTA... BUTLER... CALHOUN... CARROLLTON... CARTERSVILLE... CEDARTOWN... CHATSWORTH... COCHRAN... COLUMBUS... COMMERCE... CONYERS... CORDELE... COVINGTON... CUMMING... DAHLONEGA... DALLAS... DALTON... DAWSONVILLE... DECATUR... DOUGLASVILLE... EASTMAN... EATONTON... ELLAVILLE... ELLIJAY... FORSYTH... FORT BENNING... FORT OGLETHORPE... FORT VALLEY... FRANKLIN... GAINESVILLE... GRAY... GRIFFIN... HAWKINSVILLE... JACKSON... JASPER... JEFFERSONVILLE... LAWRENCEVILLE... MACON... MADISON... MANCHESTER... MARIETTA... MILLEDGEVILLE... MONROE... MONTEZUMA... MONTICELLO... NEWNAN... PEACHTREE CITY... PINE MOUNTAIN... PRESTON... RICHLAND... RIVERDALE... ROBERTA... ROME... STOCKBRIDGE... SUMMERVILLE... TALBOTTON... THOMASTON... THOMASTON... TOOMSBORO... TRENTON... VIENNA... WARNER ROBINS... WATKINSVILLE... WEST POINT... WINDER... WINTERVILLE... WOODSTOCK AND ZEBULON.

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