Weather Update

Feb 20, 2015 -- 3:10pm

Event:

Winter Storm Warning

Alert:

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST

SATURDAY...

 

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW AND 0.10 TO 0.25 INCHES

OF ICE.

 

* LOCATIONS...FAR NORTH GEORGIA OUTSIDE OF THE NORTHEAST GEORGIA

MOUNTAINS BUT NORTH OF A LINE FROM SUMMERVILLE TO JASPER TO

HOMER.

 

* HAZARD TYPES...SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE

THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

 

* TIMING...SNOW BEGINNING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

TRANSITIONING TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT THROUGH

SATURDAY MORNING.

 

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL

DIFFICULT. ICE ACCUMULATION ON TREES AND POWER LINES IS

LIKELY. SOME TREES AND POWER LINES COULD COME DOWN CAUSING

POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...

SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL

VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

Instructions:

 

Target Area:

Banks
Bartow
Catoosa
Chattooga
Cherokee
Dade
Dawson
Fannin
Floyd
Forsyth
Gilmer
Gordon
Hall
Jackson
Lumpkin
Madison
Murray
Pickens
Towns
Union
Walker
White
Whitfield

 

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