Winter Weather Advisory

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 3 PM Friday to 7 PM EST

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for accumulatling snow and ice... which is
in effect from 3 PM Friday to 7 PM EST Saturday.

* Locations... mainly north of a Carrollton to Jonesboro to
  Lexington line.

* Hazards... accumulating snow and ice.

* Timing... snow... sleet and freezing rain Friday afternoon will
  transition to snow Friday night and Saturday.

* Accumulations... 1 to 2 inches of snow and sleet. Up to one-tenth
  of an inch of ice. 

* Impacts... snow and sleet will result in hazardous driving
  conditions. Snow on trees and windy conditions may down a few
  trees and power lines resulting in some power outages.

* Winds... southeast 10 to 20 mph Friday with gusts to 40 mph.

* Temperatures... will drop to near freezing Friday and remain at
  or below freezing through Saturday. With the cold air
  aloft... snow may occur with temperatures above freezing.

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

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