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More rain in store for Georgia as flood threat continues

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ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say more rain is headed to Georgia, where many parts of the state are still dealing with flood waters from earlier storms.

The National Weather Service says rain is expected to develop early Wednesday, with the heaviest rain expected over north Georgia.

Parts of north Georgia have been especially hard-hit by flooding. In Gordon County, about 60 miles northwest of Atlanta, divers on Monday recovered the body of a man whose car was swept away by floodwaters. Gordon County Chief Deputy Robert Paris said authorities believe the man was driving Saturday afternoon when floodwaters overtook his car.

Forecasters said an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected over much of north Georgia with Wednesday's rain. A flood watch covers north Georgia, including all of metro Atlanta, until 7 a.m. Thursday.

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