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Lithonia Police Department
Monday July 4th, 2022 :: 09:57 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 04:00AM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... West Central DeKalb County in north central Georgia... Central Fulton County in north central Georgia...

* Until 400 AM EDT Tuesday.

* At 956 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1.5 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts up to 1 inch are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is already occurring. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Chamblee, North Druid Hills, North Atlanta, Druid Hills, Midtown, North Decatur, La Vista, Piedmont Park, Brookhaven, Virginia Highland and Atlantic Station.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DEKALB, GA ... FULTON, GA

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

Address/Location
Lithonia Police Department
6980 Main St
Lithonia, GA 30058

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 770-482-8947

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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