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Clayton County Sheriff's Office, GA
Tuesday February 4th, 2020 :: 02:14 p.m. EST


Warning!!! Very Heavy Rain And Severe Storms Possibly Headed For Clayton County. SHERIFF VICTOR HILL

Bottom Line:  
Heavy rain will move in late Wednesday and continue through late Thursday night. Some storms could be severe. 

Main Points:

Heavy rain

  • Widespread 2 to 4 inches expected with local amounts to 6 inches possible with the highest amounts over west and north Georgia
  • Light rain will move in Tuesday but heavy rain expected to start Wednesday evening
  • Based on expected streamflow and soil moisture, minor flooding of creeks and rivers appears likely especially over north Georgia
  • A Flood or Flash Flood Watch may be issued later this week
  • Some wraparound light rain will linger on Friday
Severe weather
  • Two rounds of strong to severe storms are possible
    • One on Wednesday afternoonand evening over west Georgia
    • Another round on Thursday over much of north and central Georgia
  • Damaging winds will be the primary threat. A few brief tornadoes are also possible.
  • The storms should push out of the area by Thursday evening
Please see attached image for impacts. 

Clayton County Sheriff's Office, GA
9157 Tara Blvd
Jonesboro, GA 30236

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 770-477-4479

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