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White County EOC
Friday January 7th, 2011 :: 04:15 p.m. EST

Advisory

Winter Storm Watch in effect Sunday evening through Monday evening.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
401 PM EST FRI JAN 7 2011

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM POSSIBLE FOR SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...

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/O.NEW.KFFC.WS.A.0001.110110T0000Z-110111T0000Z/
DADE-WALKER-CATOOSA-WHITFIELD-MURRAY-FANNIN-GILMER-UNION-TOWNS-
CHATTOOGA-GORDON-PICKENS-DAWSON-LUMPKIN-WHITE-FLOYD-BARTOW-
CHEROKEE-FORSYTH-HALL-BANKS-JACKSON-MADISON-POLK-PAULDING-COBB-
NORTH FULTON-GWINNETT-BARROW-CLARKE-OCONEE-OGLETHORPE-HARALSON-
CARROLL-DOUGLAS-SOUTH FULTON-DEKALB-ROCKDALE-WALTON-NEWTON-MORGAN-
HEARD-COWETA-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CALHOUN...DAHLONEGA...CLEVELAND...
ROME...CARTERSVILLE...GAINESVILLE...MARIETTA...ATLANTA...
LAWRENCEVILLE...ATHENS...CARROLLTON...DOUGLASVILLE...EAST POINT...
DECATUR...CONYERS...COVINGTON...NEWNAN...PEACHTREE CITY
401 PM EST FRI JAN 7 2011

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE WESTERN GULF OF
MEXICO SUNDAY MORNING AND SHIFT EAST THROUGH LATE SUNDAY. AHEAD OF
THIS SYSTEM...A COLD AND DRY AIRMASS WILL BE IN PLACE...SETTING
THE STAGE FOR A WINTER STORM LOCALLY SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.
AT THIS TIME...PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN AS ALL SNOW SUNDAY EVENING
AND REMAIN PREDOMINANTLY SNOW THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
INITIALLY...AREAS FORM CARROLLTON TO METRO ATLANTA AND WASHINGTON
WILL MIX WITH OR CHANGE OVER TO SLEET...LIMITING ACCUMULATIONS TO 3
TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET. NORTH OF THIS AREA...ACCUMULATIONS
WILL BE HIGHER WITH 5 TO 7 INCHES EXPECTED WITH THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS REMAINING ALL SNOW...RESULTING IN LOCALLY HIGHER
ACCUMULATION AMOUNTS.

FROM MIDDAY MONDAY THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...THE SLEET AND SNOW
WILL TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND DRIZZLE...CREATING A
DANGEROUS SITUATION FOR AREA ROADWAYS. THE SYSTEM SHOULD PULL OUT
MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY...BUT ACCUMULATING SNOW IS LIKELY TO
CONTINUE FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTH GEORGIA.

IT SHOULD BE EMPHASIZED THAT THIS EVENT REMAINS 24 TO 36 HOURS OUT
AND THAT MINOR DEVIATIONS IN THE STORM TRACK OR TEMPERATURE
PROFILES COULD RESULT IN MORE OR LESS WINTER IMPACTS ACROSS THE
AREA. PLEASE PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE LATEST UPDATES FROM THIS
OFFICE AND LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS THROUGH THE WEEKEND ON THIS
DEVELOPING WINTER STORM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

Address/Location
White County EOC
1241 Helen Hwy
Cleveland, GA 30528

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 706-865-9500

White County Emergency Operations
Operations
ema@whitecounty.net
706-865-0911

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