Flood Watch Continues Through Tuesday

More heavy rains are expected today and tomorrow, but the sun is expected to return on Wednesday.

Hope you enjoyed the sunshine while it lasted on Sunday.

It won't be back again until the middle of the week.

A flood watch is in effect for Cobb and the metro Atlanta area through Tuesday night as rain has moved back into the region.

The National Weather Service indicated Monday afternoon that nearly a half-inch of rain had fallen in portions of central Georgia by this morning, and that the northern half of the state could expect an inch and a half or more this evening.

Widespread minor flooding of medium-sized and larger creeks or rivers, including the Chattahoochee, is possible through the watch period that ends Tuesday evening.

The rest of the forecast for Monday calls for a 70 percent chance of showers, with a high in the low 50s.

The lows tonight are expected in the low 40s, with a 100 percent chance of rain, with anticipated amounts between a half to three-quartes of an inch.

A 100 percent chance of showers and a possible thunderstorm are in the forecast for Tuesday morning, with the chance of showers lessening by the afternoon. High temperatures are expected in the mid 50s, with lows in the low 40s.

Wednesday will bring sunny skies with a high in the mid 50s.


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