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 The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.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.

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