... 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!