FIRST ALERT | Flooding reported, risk of heavy rain continues

Published: Sep. 4, 2022 at 8:10 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 4, 2022 at 8:24 PM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -

Flash Flood Warnings remain in effect for portions of Chattooga and Floyd Counties...

A Flash Flood Emergency remains in effect for central Chattooga County...

A Flood Watch remains in effect for much of North Georgia and all of Metro Atlanta...

Torrential rain soaked Chattooga and portions of Floyd Counties this morning; causing severe flooding. Water entered numerous structures and several roads have been washed out. The worst of the flooding has occurred in, and around, the town of Summerville.

Widespread rain and thunderstorms continue to soak North Georgia and Metro Atlanta this evening. While not everyone will see inches of rain, the risk of downpours and flooding will continue into early Monday morning. Where heavy rain occurs, street flooding can be expected. Keep an eye on the forecast and get the latest alerts, at any time, in the CBS46 First Alert Weather App.

A gradual decline in the rain is forecast Labor Day morning, with a lull expected into mid and late morning. Labor day begins with lots of clouds and areas of fog. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are forecast to redevelop Monday afternoon. But, rain won’t be as widespread as it has been today.

Temperatures peak in the low to mid-80s Monday afternoon.

The CBS46 Weather Team will keep you updated,