A FLOOD ADVISORY has been issued for Leon county until 10:45am. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Milam, Robertson, Leon Counties until 12am Monday and for Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Madison, Montgomery,San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, and Washington Counties until 12am Tuesday. Widespread 2" to 4" rain accumulations are possible through Monday, with localized 8" to 11" possible.
ATLANTA (AP) With memories of thousands of vehicles gridlocked for hours on icy metro Atlanta highways fresh in their minds, emergency officials and elected leaders in north Georgia are preparing for another round of winter weather, with the governor declaring a state of emergency.
Gov. Nathan Deal says on Twitter that he's declared a weather-related state of emergency for 14 counties. He said in the Monday morning tweets that he'll expand the declaration as necessary. Deal was criticized for his response to the Jan. 28 storm that paralyzed the area, stranding motorists in vehicles overnight.
The National Weather Service forecasts that rain Monday night will change to snow by Tuesday morning, likely mixing with sleet during the day. Snow is expected from Tuesday night to Thursday morning.
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