Heavy rains bring Ga. flood concern

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.

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