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Flash Flood Watch for Portions of Southeast Georgia through This Evening

The National Weather Service In Charleston Has Issued A Flash Flood Watch For A Portion Of Southeast Georgia Including The Following Counties...

Bulloch... Candler... Coastal Bryan... Coastal Chatham... Coastal Liberty... Coastal Mcintosh... Effingham... Evans... Inland Bryan... Inland Chatham... Inland Liberty... Inland Mcintosh... Jenkins... Long... Screven And Tattnall.

From 10 Am EDT This Morning Through This Evening.

Scattered Showers And Thunderstorms Are Expected To Affect Much Of Southeast Georgia This Afternoon And Evening. These Thunderstorms Will Be Slow Moving And Capable Of Producing A Quick 2 To 3 Inches Of Rain In An Hours Time. With The Ground Still Extremely Wet After Weeks Of Heavy Rain... Any Additional Heavy Rainfall Will Likely Produce Areas Of Flash Flooding.

Flooding Could Occur Quickly... Especially In Low-Lying And Poor Drainage Areas. Driving Could Become Hazardous As Some Area Roadways Could Become Impassable Due To High Water... Especially In Urban Areas Like Savannah Around The Time Of High Tide.

Be Prepared To Protect Life And Property... Especially In Areas Prone To Flooding. If Flooding Develops... Move To Higher Ground Immediately. If Driving... Be Prepared For Flooded Roadways And Possible Road Closures.

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