ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) A flood watch remains in effect for a portion of north Georgia as a storm is expected to dump as much as four inches of rain.
The advisory is in effect until Friday evening for the following counties: Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Murray, Walker and Whitfield.
According to the NWS, waves of moderate to heavy rainfall can be expected across the watch areas with amounts averaging between two to four inches.
Locally higher amounts will be possible. The heavy rainfall could lead to flooding on areas creeks, streams and rivers, as well as roadways and low lying areas.
Some portions of northeast Georgia could also get higher amounts.
Flood Watch continues today for NW Georgia today. More heavy showers and t-storms are ahead for today as temperatures briefly jump into the 60s. Forecast updates this morning on @cbs46 pic.twitter.com/LNKMBERX23— Fred Campagna (@FredCampagna) January 3, 2020
There's a flood WARNING in effect until Saturday night for the Big Creek near Alpharetta, affecting Forsyth and Fulton counties.
Another flood WARNING has been posted until Saturday morning for Lookout Creek near New England, affecting Dade and Hamilton counties.
Turning to metro Atlanta, we'll most likely see rain on Thursday into Friday.