Rain, rain and more rain! You could see 1/2-foot of rain over the next week

Rain amounts the next 7 days in north Georgia 

ATLANTA — You'll want to pack an umbrella for today -- and keep it handy for the next week.

We've been warning you that a long stretch of rain is coming, and Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brad Nitz said areas could see more than 1/2-foot of rain in north Georgia before it's all over next week.

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There could be flooding for rivers and creeks and some other low-lying areas that could be difficult to travel through.

We're using the most advanced weather technology to show you when the rain will move into your area, on Channel 2 Action News Saturday AM, starting at 6 a.m.

What you can get only by watching Channel 2 Action News:

  1. Updated hour-by-hour cloud and rain forecast showing the timing of the waves of rain over the next several days
  2. Updated potential rainfall amounts through next week
  3. Updated hour-by-hour jet stream forecast showing the Pacific moisture flowing our way

Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brian Monahan said that it's very possible that, with some minor interruption, the wet weather pattern will last into March.