Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Lithonia Police Department
Tuesday July 5th, 2022 :: 12:45 a.m. EDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 06:45AM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Clayton County in north central Georgia... Southwestern DeKalb County in north central Georgia... Northern Fayette County in north central Georgia... South Central Fulton County in north central Georgia...

* Until 645 AM EDT.

* At 1245 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. 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, Decatur, Fayetteville, Jonesboro, East Point, Stockbridge, Union City, Forest Park, Riverdale, College Park, Fairburn, Tyrone, Morrow, Hapeville, Palmetto, Lake City, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Grant Park-Zoo Atlanta, Candler-Mcafee and Druid Hills.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CLAYTON, GA ... DEKALB, GA ... FAYETTE, 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

Submit an anonymous web tip

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

Navigate & Discover