The National Weather Service has issued a warning for heavy rain in the Metro Atlanta area, with a significant threat of flooding in Forsyth County and Fulton County. The warning was issued at 06:25 am on January 27, 2024 EST and expires at 1:00 pm on January 29, 2024 EST.
Recent reports have indicated a number of weather-related incidents in the Atlanta metropolitan area. River Green Parkway in Duluth was closed due to flooding, and the rain caused flooding in all three lanes on I-285 heading west before the Ashford Dunwoody exit. The intersection of New Peachtree Rd and American Industrial Way in Chamblee was also closed due to flooding.
Authorities have been working to clear the affected areas, and the Roswell Police issued a warning to drivers after an accident on Dogwood Road and Riverside Road. They advised drivers to drive slowly and be alert.
For more information about the forecast for the next few hours and days, you can visit the Roswell Police website.
It’s important to stay informed about the weather conditions in your area, especially when there is a significant threat of heavy rain and flooding. Be sure to follow any warnings or advisories issued by the National Weather Service and local authorities. If you encounter flooded roads, remember to turn around and find an alternate route. It’s better to be safe than sorry when it comes to severe weather.
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