Water Tank Road

Water Tank Road was closed Thursday morning due to flooding.

(UPDATE at 4:02 p.m. - A day that started with a morning temperature in the 60s may end with snow flurries tonight and into Friday morning, according to the Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency. The National Weather Service is calling for temperatures to fall into the 30s overnight.)

(UPDATE at 10:22 a.m. - The tornado watch has been canceled. The flash flood warning remains in effect until 2 p.m., according to the Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency.)

Cherokee County has been placed under a flash flood warning as well as a tornado watch by the National Weather Service until Thursday afternoon. 

The flash flood warning, issued for many north Georgia counties is in effect until 2 p.m. Thursday, Cherokee County Emergency Management reported Thursday morning. The tornado watch in Cherokee is until 1 p.m., one of several northwest Georgia counties. Early Thursday morning, there was a severe thunderstorm warning for Woodstock, Acworth and Kennesaw until 7:15 a.m.

Flooding has caused some road closures in the county according to Cherokee Sheriff's Office.

‪Union Hill Road near Marvin Land Road is closed due to water across the roadway. Drivers are urged to avoid the area and any roads that may be flooded. Water Tank Road and Wright's Mill Road were closed and have been reopened.

Check back for updates throughout the day.

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