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  • Flash Flood Watch for GAZ140 County, Georgia
  • Flash Flood Watch issued August 17 at 3:47PM EDT until August 17 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 3:47 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 8 p.m.
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
    EVENING...
    THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
    INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...
    COASTAL BRYAN...COASTAL CHATHAM...COASTAL LIBERTY...COASTAL
    MCINTOSH...EFFINGHAM...INLAND BRYAN...INLAND CHATHAM...INLAND
    LIBERTY...INLAND MCINTOSH AND LONG. IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH
    CAROLINA...BEAUFORT...COASTAL JASPER AND INLAND JASPER.
    * UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
    * SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY
    THIS EVENING ACROSS EXTREME SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND FAR SOUTHERN
    SOUTH CAROLINA. ALTHOUGH THE COVERAGE MAY BE SOMEWHAT LIMITED...
    A VERY TROPICAL AIR MASS IN PLACE WILL ALLOW FOR TORRENTIAL
    RAINFALL FROM ANY OF THE SHOWERS AND STORMS.
    * VERY HEAVY RAIN FELL ACROSS THE WATCH AREA ON THURSDAY AND
    FRIDAY...LEAVING SOILS AND DRAINAGE SYSTEMS WITH LITTLE
    REMAINING CAPACITY. ADDITIONALLY...AN ABOVE NORMAL HIGH TIDE
    WILL OCCUR AT 530 PM. ANY RAINFALL THAT OCCURS IN LOW-LYING
    COASTAL AREAS THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL
    TO CAUSE RAPID FLOODING.