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Heavy rain leads to flooding and sinkhole in Rockdale County

Heavy rain is creating major problems on the road.

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. — Authorities in Rockdale County are issuing warnings about several road closures due to flooding in the area.

This comes as heavy rain from the remnants of Fred creates major problems for roads in and around Atlanta on Tuesday morning.

According to a post from the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office, the county is currently under a Flash Flood Warning until 2:45 p.m.

On Facebook, the sheriff's office also announced closures for Old Covington at Lester Road and Wiggins Circle, the latter of which is being closed due to a reported sinkhole.

Good morning Rockdale! . Due to the heavy rain that we have received we have a few road closures . Old Covington at...

Posted by Rockdale County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, August 17, 2021

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