January 3, 2020–7:57 a.m.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
A rainy day is in store for the area.
Just over an inch and a half of rain has been recorded at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport.
A Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening for much of the area including Floyd, Gordon and Chattooga Counties.
Waves of moderate to occasionally heavy rainfall will continue across the watch area through much of today.
An additional one inch of rain is possible through this evening.
This additional rainfall could lead to flooding in area creeks, streams and rivers, and ponding of water on roadways and in low-lying areas.