UPDATE: Flash flood watch in GA expanded as more rain expected - WSMV Channel 4

UPDATE: Flash flood watch in GA expanded as more rain expected

ATLANTA (WRCB, AP) - The National Weather Service is expanding a flash flood watch that now covers most of Georgia.

Affected counties in North Georgia are:

  • Catoosa County, GA
  • Chattooga County, GA
  • Dade County, GA
  • Fannin County, GA
  • Gilmer County, GA
  • Murray County, GA
  • Walker County, GA
  • Whitfield County, GA

The watch is scheduled to be in effect through Monday evening. It covers several of the state's largest cities, including Athens, Atlanta, Columbus, Dalton, Macon and Rome.

Rainfall ranging from 1 to 3 inches occurred across much of the state on Sunday, and forecasters say another 1 to 2 inches with higher amounts in some areas are possible Monday.

Officials also say that river flooding is a possibility through the middle of the week.

Download the WRCB weather app for the interactive radar and forcast. You can also use the Channel 3 Storm Alert Team iRadar to track storms.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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