Flash flood watch, warnings for north Georgia areas

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Flash flood watch, warnings for north Georgia areas

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Flooding on the Etowah River (Photo by Tim Cavender at Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services.) Flooding on the Etowah River (Photo by Tim Cavender at Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services.)
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  • Atlanta Weather Forecast - Thursday

    Atlanta Weather Forecast - Thursday

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    SUNNY TODAY, SMALL CHANCE OF RAIN FRIDAY MORNING
     
    SUNNY TODAY, SMALL CHANCE OF RAIN FRIDAY MORNING
     
     
JASPER, Ga. -

A Flash Flood Watch is in effort for portions of the FOX 5 Atlanta viewing area until 8:15 a.m. Thursday. This is includes the cities of Marietta, Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Athens, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point, Decatur, Conyers, Covington, Newnan, Peachtree City and Griffin.

A flood warning is in effect Banks, Cherokee,  Forsyth, Fulton, Gilmer and Pickens counties.

A flood watch is in effect for most of the rest of the state through Thursday morning.

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Heavy rains soaked these areas throughout Wednesday, once again prompting fears of flooding. Some areas received estimates of up to 10 inches of rain, according to FOX 5 Storm Team Chief Meteorologist Ken Cook.

Most of the rain had fizzled by late night.

Thursday does not look to bring much rain to north Georgia, according to Ken.

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