ATLANTA — Heavy rains moving into Georgia are bringing new concerns about flooding. Some of the heaviest rainfall totals --- up to 3.5 inches -- were expected south of a line from Columbus to Macon and Swainsboro.
Forecasters say as much as 3.5 inches of rain could fall in parts of central and south Georgia.
The National Weather Service issued a flood watch covering much of the state. The watch is to be in effect from 7 a.m. today through Tuesday night.