Thanks to heavy flooding the Roman Holiday was docked on top of the levy this weekend. As wasters from Rome’s three rivers raged and flooded the area, the famed Rome boat had to be rescued on Saturday.

Floyd County EMA Director Tim Herrington said that another 2 and a half inches of rain is expected in northwest Georgia though New Years.

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FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MON AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NO. GA & WEST CNTL GA.

* FROM MON AFTERNOON THROUGH TUES AFTERNOON.

* SHOWERS & A FEW THUNDERSTORMS COULD BRING 1 TO 2 INCHES OF
RAIN.WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST
RAINFALL SHOULD OCCUR FROM LATE MON AFTERNOON THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT.

* FLOODING FROM LAST WEEKS HEAVY RAINS CONTINUES ALONG MANY CREEKS
& RIVERS ACROSS NO. GA. THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL
LIKELY PROLONG FLOODING IN MANY OF THESE AREAS & POTENTIALLY
CAUSE NEW FLOODING. ALSO.TEMPORARY URBAN & STREET FLOODING
COULD OCCUR DUE TO POOR DRAINAGE & CLOGGED STORM DRAINS WHERE
ANY HEAVY RAIN FALLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS & BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.