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Winter Weather Advisory for North Georgia

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for parts of north Georgia from noon Saturday through 7am on Sunday.  A fast moving area of moisture will move through north Georgia late afternoon into evening.  That system will produce some light rain in the Atlanta area.  In north Georgia, we will have a few snow flurries.  This isn't going to be a major system.  In fact, we expect up to an inch of snow possible in the mountains.  The counties included in the advisory are: Murray, Fannin, Gilmer, Union and Towns.

Temperatures at the surface this afternoon will be above freezing in the mountains.  Any snow that falls won't cause any major travel problems there.  Just watch for some slick spots possible on the mountain roads.  More slick spots could develop tonight at temps fall to near freezing.

The moisture will move out quickly.  The rain/snow will end late tonight and clear out by morning. 

Here is the advisory info from the NWS:

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY
TO 7 AM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...MURRAY...FANNIN...GILMER...UNION AND TOWNS
  COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 1 INCH OF SNOW.

* TIMING...SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGH IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S SATURDAY. LOWS IN
  THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S SATURDAY NIGHT.

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.

 

 

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