Winter Weather Advisory

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 10 am EST this
morning... 
... Winter Storm Warning is cancelled... 

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for black ice and light accumulations of
snow on some roadways... which is in effect until 10 am EST this
morning. The Winter Storm Warning has been cancelled.

* Locations... generally along a line from Carrollton to Atlanta
  to Athens.

* Hazard types... black ice on area roadways... especially elevated
  surfaces.

* Timing... through 10 am this morning.

* Impacts... hazardous travel conditions due to black ice on
  roadways. Drivers are urged to avoid travel or use extreme
  caution.

* Temperatures... 28 to 32 degrees.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A Winter Weather Advisory for black ice means residual moisture on
roadways will freeze this morning making for hazardous driving
conditions.

Freezing Fog Advisory

... Freezing fog advisory in effect until 9 am EST this morning... 

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a
freezing fog advisory... which is in effect until 9 am EST this
morning.

* Locations... along and north of a line from Newnan to Covington
  to Greensboro.

* Visibilities... less than a mile with isolated locations as low
  as a quarter of a mile.

* Timing... now through 9am.

* Impacts... with temperatures at or below freezing... fog will
  freeze on contact. This is especially true for elevated
  surfaces.

* Temperatures... at or just below freezing.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A freezing fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If
driving... slow down... use your headlights... and leave plenty of
distance ahead of you. Also... be alert for
slick spots on elevated surfaces causing slippery roads.

Winter Storm Warning remains in effect.

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning now in effect from 10 am Wednesday through 10 am Thursday.

Winter Storm Warning in effect from 10 am Wednesday to 10 am EST Thursday.

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Winter Storm Warning which is in effect from 10 am Wednesday to 10 am EST Thursday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

  • Locations: along and north of a line from Newnan to Covington to Athens.
  • Hazard types: snow possibly mixing with Rain at times.
  • Accumulations: 2 to 4 inches with up to 6 inches in the mountains of North and Northeast Georgia. Lower amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible on the south side of the Atlanta metro area and along the southern fringe of the warning area.
  • Timing: 10 am Wednesday through 10 am Thursday.
  • Impacts: accumulations of snow along with near or below freezing temperatures will result in slick roadways and make travel hazardous.
  • Visibilities: visibilities will be greatly reduced during some of the expected heavier snow rates during the afternoon and evening.
  • Temperatures: temperatures are expected to remain steady or fall through the day to near freezing as snowfall rates increase. Temperatures are expected to remain steady near or below freezing through the overnight hours into Thursday morning.

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring.

Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only Travel in an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Heavy, wet snow can break tree limbs and down power lines. Particularly in the area impacted by last weeks ice storm. Stay Indoors away from these hazards, and prepare for Power Outages By having flashlights and emergency supplies ready.

Winter Storm Watch

... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until 1 PM EST this
afternoon... 
... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Wednesday morning
through Thursday morning... 

* locations... for the advisory today... along and north of a line 
  from Carrollton to Atlanta to Athens to Lexington. For the 
  watch Wednesday into Thursday... along and north of a line from 
  Newnan to Covington to Athens.

* Hazard types... for the advisory today... the wintry precipitation
  has been ending this morning... but hazardous Road conditions
  will continue until the air temperature rises above freezing.
  For the watch Wednesday into Thursday... rain changing to snow.

* Accumulations... for the advisory today... snow and sleet
  accumulations of up to 1 inch have occurred. For the watch
  Wednesday into Thursday... 2 to 4 inches with up to 6 inches in
  the mountains. Lower amounts possible on the south side of the
  Atlanta Metro area.

* Timing... for the advisory... through 1 PM this afternoon. For
  the watch Wednesday into Thursday... 10 am Wednesday through 7 am
  Thursday.

* Impacts... for the advisory today... light accumulations of snow 
  may result in slick roadways and travel difficulties. For the 
  watch Wednesday into Thursday... accumulations of snow along 
  with freezing temperatures will result in slick roadways and 
  make travel hazardous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

Now is the time to prepare for this winter storm. Be sure to buy
non-perishable foods. Make contingency plans if you plan on
traveling during this period. If you can change your travel
plans... do so before the event starts. Now is the time to plan.
Do not wait for the warning!

Winter Weather Advisory

… Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 2 am to 11 am
EST Tuesday…

* locations… along and north of a line from Carrollton to
Atlanta to Lawrenceville to Homer.

* Hazard types… a rain/snow mix changing over to all snow.

* Accumulations… a dusting to less than an inch of snow.

* Timing… 2 am to 11 am.

* Impacts… light accumulations of snow may result in slick
roadways and travel difficulties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities… and use caution while
driving.

Winter Weather Advisory

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 1 PM Friday to 1 PM EST
Saturday... 

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for snow... sleet and freezing rain... which
is in effect from 1 PM Friday to 1 PM EST Saturday.

* Locations... portions of north Georgia... including the Atlanta
  metropolitan area.

* Hazard types... snow and ice accumulations possible Friday
  afternoon through Saturday.

* Accumulations... up to 1 inches of snow... and 0.1 inches of ice.

* Timing... snow begins Friday evening... transitions to sleet and
  then freezing rain overnight and early Saturday.

* Impacts... up to 1 inch of snow and up to one tenth of an inch of
  ice are possible Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon.
  These accumulations will make travel difficult. Ice
  accumulations on trees and power lines is possible. Some trees
  and power lines could come down causing power outages.


Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.


Wind Advisory and Wind Chill Advisory

There’s a Wind Advisory for today, and a Wind Chill Advisory for overnight into Thursday:

... Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am this morning to 7 PM EST
this evening... 

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 11 am this morning to 7 PM EST
this evening.

* Locations... north and central Georgia

* winds... west to northwest 20 to 25 mph gusting to 30 to 35 mph

* timing... 11 am this morning until 7 PM this evening

* impacts... winds this strong can make driving difficult for high
  profile vehicles. Unsecured outdoor items such as trash cans and
  lawn furniture may be blown around. These winds could also bring
  down trees and large limbs... especially for trees that still
  have a coating of ice from the recent winter storm.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least
20 mph... or gusts to 35 mph or stronger are
expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult... 
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.
... Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 7 PM this evening to noon
EST Thursday... 

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Wind
Chill Advisory... which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to
noon EST Thursday.

* Locations... parts of north and central Georgia generally north
  of a line from Hamilton to Macon to Warrenton

* hazard types... dangerous wind chill values

* wind chill readings... 5 above to 5 below zero

* timing... 7 PM this evening until noon Thursday

* impacts... very cold air and strong winds can result in frost
  bite or hypothermia in a short period of time if proper
  precautions are not taken

* winds... northwest 10 to 20 mph with higher gusts

* temperatures... dropping into the single digits across northwest
  Georgia to the teens elsewhere

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds
will combine to generate low wind chills. This can result in
frost bite and could lead to hypothermia if precautions are not
taken. If you must venture outdoors... make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

Special Statement – Black Ice

... Black ice and slick spots are possible on roadways early Tuesday
morning...  

Areas of rain will push across the region through tonight... 
resulting in widespread wet surfaces. Temperatures could dip to
freezing before sunrise for many areas...  generally along and north
of a LaGrange to Athens line. This will result in patches of black
ice... especially on bridges and overpasses between 5 am and 10 am
Tuesday morning. This includes the Atlanta Metro area.

In addition to the black ice threat... a brief mix of rain with sleet
and snow... or a brief period of freezing rain is also possible just
before the rain ends early Tuesday morning. Little or no
accumulations are expected at this time.

Temperatures are expected to warm above freezing between 9 am and 
10 am Tuesday morning... greatly diminishing the black ice threat
across the area by mid to late Tuesday morning.

Motorists are urged to slow down and use extra caution during their 
Tuesday morning commute. Be alert for isolated slick spots... 
especially on bridges and overpasses through mid to late Tuesday
morning.

Winter Weather Advisory

…Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 7 am Monday to 7 am EST Tuesday…

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet…which is in effect from 7 am Monday to 7 am EST Tuesday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* Accumulations…trace amounts of sleet with a glaze of freezing rain possible.

* Locations…north of a line from Buchanan to Buckhead to Danielsville.

* Hazard types…a brief mix of freezing rain and sleet.

* Timing…precipitation will begin after sunrise Monday morning as a mix of sleet and freezing rain…transitioning to a mix of freezing rain and rain by Monday afternoon. The advisory area should be all rain by Monday evening. Brief light freezing rain will again be possible towards sunrise Tuesday as precipitation begins to move out.

* Impacts…a glaze of ice may result in hazardous travel especially along bridges and overpasses. Elevated surfaces may also see a light glaze. Black ice will likely form Tuesday night…resulting in continued travel difficulties beyond the end of the advisory period.

* Winds…southeast around 10 mph by Monday afternoon shifting to the northwest toward Tuesday morning.

* Temperatures…lows in the mid to upper 20s Monday morning increasing to the upper 30s to lower 40s Monday afternoon. Low temperatures Monday night and Tuesday morning should drop into the upper 20s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow…sleet…or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities…and use caution while driving.

Winter Storm Watch

…Winter Storm Watch in effect from late Sunday night through
Tuesday evening…
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a
Winter Storm Watch…which is in effect from late Sunday night
through Tuesday evening.
* Locations…portions of north Georgia…generally north of a
line from Franklin to Stockbridge to Washington.
* Hazard types…a wintry mix of snow…sleet and freezing rain.
* Accumulations…a trace of snow and/or sleet on the southern
edge of the watch…with up to two inches of snow and sleet on
the north side of Metro Atlanta. Up to a quarter of an inch of
ice is possible across the watch area.
* Timing…precipitation should begin as snow Monday morning…
transitioning to a snow/sleet mix Monday evening…mixing with
or changing over to brief freezing rain Monday night.
Temperatures will warm on Tuesday and mostly rain is expected
Tuesday afternoon. As the system moves out…light snow will
spread across the area Tuesday evening.
* Impacts…accumulations of snow…sleet or freezing rain may
result in significant travel impacts. Some trees and power lines
may be downed. Residents are encouraged to stay off the roads.
Black ice will likely form after the precipitation ends Tuesday
night…resulting in continued travel difficulties beyond the
end of the watch period.
* Temperatures…lows in the 20s Monday morning increasing to the
mid 30s Monday afternoon. Low temperatures Monday night and
Tuesday morning should drop again to near freezing…with highs
in the upper 30s to lower 40s on Tuesday.
Precautionary/preparedness actions…
A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow…sleet…or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
Now is the time to prepare for this winter storm. Be sure to buy
non-perishable foods. Make contingency plans if you plan on
traveling during this period. If you can change your travel
plans…do so before the event starts. Now is the time to plan.
Do not wait for the warning!