Last week Northwest Georgia received several inches of rain over a two-day period. For the most part the rain, as usual, swelled local creeks, especially West and South Chickamauga Creeks, which crested over their banks. According to the National Park Service, West Chickamauga Creek, which runs along the outskirts of Chickamauga Battlefield Park, the rain gauge in Fort Oglethorpe showed the creek running at more than 3,000 cubic feet per second. As a point of comparison, during a late summer drought it can get as low as 50 cfs, the National Park Service said