Through Sunday

Flood Watch issued for Coweta County

by Staff Reports

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. –  The National Weather Service in Peachtree City says a Flood Watch is now in effect for north and portions of central Georgia, including Coweta County, until Sunday evening.

The Flood Watch area will be mainly north of a line from Franklin to Griffin to Athens. Rainfall amounts between 3 to 4.5 inches are expected over the watch area through Sunday.

Neighboring counties also in the Flood Watch area include Troup, Spalding, Fayette, Fulton, Douglas, Carroll and Heard.

The National Weather Service forecast for today in Coweta calls for a 100 percent chance of rain with a high near 56 degrees. East winds will be 5 to 10 mph. Tonight, the same 100 percent chance of showers remains with a low around 46 degrees. Winds will switch to the northwest at 5 mph.

For your latest Newnan Weather information, click on The Newnan Times-Herald weather page:  http://www.times-herald.com/weather/ .


More Local


Paramount Hospitality wins 2015 Small Business Award

Paramount Hospitality won the 2015 Small Business Award from the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce. The chamber has hosted the awards cerem ... Read More


John Winters

Why we named a witness

There has been a lot of outrage and indignation over our publishing the name of a high school student who notified authorities that another ... Read More


Local gas cheaper than nat’l average

Gasoline prices in Coweta fell below the national average this week. The average price of gas in Coweta is $2.44 per gallon, compared to the ... Read More


UPDATE

Results pending in dead infant case

Authorities with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office and the District Attorney’s office are still awaiting results from the Georg ... Read More

Recognition Program

Vietnam veterans can sign up at Newnan game

Vietnam veterans can sign up for a statewide program honoring them at Newnan High School’s season opener tonight. The game starts at 7 ... Read More