Heavy rains pounded Barnesville-Lamar County Wednesday night and all day Thursday, Christmas Eve, resulting in flash flooding and one home fire sparked by a lightning strike.
At one point Upson County was under a tornado warning. That twister remained aloft and apparently never touched down.
Heavy rain is expected through about 10 p.m. Christmas Eve before it starts diminishing. Flooding will remain a problem. If you don't have to get out, stay home and do not drive. Conditions are treacherous.
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