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Radar valid at 300 am EDT, Sep 12th 2017

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GAC047-111-123-213-313-120700-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
905 PM EDT MON SEP 11 2017

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Catoosa County in northwestern Georgia...
Murray County in northwestern Georgia...
Gilmer County in north central Georgia...
Whitfield County in northwestern Georgia...
Northwestern Fannin County in north central Georgia...

* Until 300 AM EDT

* At 904 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the
warned area. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches have occurred over
the last several hours. Isolated flash flooding is expected to
begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Dalton, Chatsworth, Ringgold, Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Fort Oglethorpe,
Varnell, Eton, Tunnel Hill, Cohutta, East Ellijay, Crandall, Sumac,
Jones Mill, Higdon, Gregory, Blue Spring, Cohutta Wilderness,
Epworth and Conasauga Lake.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the
warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

If you see significant flooding call the National Weather Service
toll free at 1 8 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 or tweet us your report at
NWSATLANTA.

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LAT...LON 3499 8431 3484 8427 3455 8446 3456 8447
3455 8449 3457 8450 3455 8452 3455 8464
3458 8465 3460 8473 3462 8472 3461 8480
3470 8505 3472 8505 3474 8516 3477 8515
3478 8520 3485 8520 3486 8525 3499 8526

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