- Associated Press - Friday, October 2, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters are issuing a flash flood watch for a large part of north Georgia and eastern parts of the state — areas where they say up to 5 inches of rain could fall.

The National Weather Service said rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are possible across in the region, and more than 5 inches could fall in localized areas.

The flash flood watch will be in effect through Sunday evening. It includes the cities of Augusta, Athens, Blairsville, Eatonton, Gainesville and Toccoa.

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