The National Weather Service has extended flood watch for all of Northwest Georgia and other parts of the state from 7 a.m. Saturday through 7 p.m. Sunday. Heavy rains will spread over Georgia beginning tonight and continuing through Sunday night. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible with isolated higher amounts, especially in the higher terrain of the mountains. These rainfall amounts will likely lead to flooding. * Rivers and creeks remain high from recent rainfall and the smaller basins will be quick to respond to high rainfall rates and associated runoff, particularly over north Georgia.
This Afternoon: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Areas of fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Areas of fog before 2pm, then areas of fog after 4pm. High near 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Areas of fog. Low around 57. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.