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Flash flood watch issued for North Florida, South Georgia counties

Posted at 2:58 PM, Mar 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-03 14:58:48-05

(WTXL) — A Flash Flood Watch will go into effect Wednesday morning ahead of Thursday's storms and gusty winds.

The National Weather Service issued the Flash Flood Watch at 2:40 p.m. on Tuesday. The watch will go into effect at 1 a.m. on Wednesday and will continue through Thursday evening.

The following counties will be covered in the watch:

FL: WALTON, HOLMES, JACKSON, AND WASHINGTON

GA: QUITMAN, RANDOLPH, TERRELL, LEE, WORTH, TURNER, BEN HILL, CLAY, CALHOUN, DOUGHERTY, TIFT, IRWIN, EARLY, BAKER, MITCHELL, BAKER, COLQUITT, COOK, BERRIEN, MILLER, SEMINOLE, DECATUR, GRADY, AND THOMAS.

Over the next two days, NWS anticipates heavy rainfall over the region. In that time, they expect three to five inches of rain fall with isolated max amounts up to eight inches.

Portions of North Florida and South Georgia are also under a slight risk for severe weather.