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ATLANTA -

It could be a very wet Fourth of July. A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for most of north Georgia ahead of expected rain on Wednesday.

FOX 5 Storm Team Chief Meteorologist Ken Cook said that some areas could see around 2 to 4 inches of rain between Wednesday and Friday morning. A fast burst of rain could produce flash flooding, Ken said.

The storm activity should begin moving into north Georgia on Wednesday afternoon. The metro area will see scattered showers and thunderstorms through the night and into Thursday.

Runners in the Peachtree Road Race could be in luck; the area might be in a lull for the start of the race on Thursday morning, Ken says. However, more showers will move in during the afternoon hours, which could dampen some cookouts.  Some of those storms could produce heavy rainfall, according to Ken.

There could be some more breaks in the weather on Thursday night, which might allow some fireworks shows to go on as scheduled. (CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS)

More showers and thunderstorms are expected on Friday morning.

Stay with the FOX 5 Storm Team for details on this developing weather situation, and follow us on Twitter @FOX5StormTeam for the latest updates!

For the latest weather conditions, visit the FOX 5 Storm Team Weather Page.

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