State of Emergency Declared as Severe Flooding Hits Northern Georgia

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp declared a State of Emergency for Chattooga and Floyd counties, following severe flooding in the area on Sunday, September 4.

This footage uploaded to Twitter by Chassity Barnes shows a flooded park and cars trying to navigate flooded roads in Summerville on Sunday.

On Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency for the area and warned people to ‘move immediately’ to higher grounds. Credit: Chassity Barnes via Storyful

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