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White County EOC
Sunday January 9th, 2011 :: 08:16 a.m. EST

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WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST MONDAY FOR NORTH AND MOST OF CENTRAL GEORGIA...

Winter Storm Warning
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
457 AM EST SUN JAN 9 2011

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM EXPECTED FOR SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY FOR NORTH AND MOST OF CENTRAL GEORGIA...

FOR THE PERIOD SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...A WINTER STORM IS
EXPECTED TO IMPACT ALL OF NORTH GEORGIA AND MUCH OF CENTRAL
GEORGIA. LOW PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO SUNDAY
MORNING WILL 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 SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.
PRECIPITATION WILL END TUESDAY EXCEPT FOR LINGERING SNOW ACROSS
THE NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS.

ALTHOUGH THIS EVENT IS RAPIDLY APPROACHING...IT SHOULD BE
EMPHASIZED THAT MINOR DEVIATIONS IN THE STORM TRACK OR
TEMPERATURE PROFILES COULD RESULT IN MORE OR LESS WINTER IMPACTS
ACROSS THE AREA. YOU SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE LATEST
UPDATES FROM THIS OFFICE AND LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS ON THIS WINTER
STORM.

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CHEROKEE-FORSYTH-HALL-BANKS-JACKSON-MADISON-POLK-PAULDING-COBB-
NORTH FULTON-GWINNETT-BARROW-CLARKE-OCONEE-OGLETHORPE-WILKES-
HARALSON-CARROLL-DOUGLAS-SOUTH FULTON-DEKALB-ROCKDALE-WALTON-
NEWTON-MORGAN-GREENE-TALIAFERRO-HEARD-COWETA-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-
SPALDING-HENRY-BUTTS-JASPER-PUTNAM-HANCOCK-WARREN-TROUP-
MERIWETHER-PIKE-UPSON-LAMAR-MONROE-JONES-BALDWIN-WASHINGTON-
GLASCOCK-JEFFERSON-HARRIS-TALBOT-TAYLOR-CRAWFORD-BIBB-TWIGGS-
WILKINSON-MUSCOGEE-CHATTAHOOCHEE-MARION-SCHLEY-MACON-PEACH-
HOUSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CALHOUN...DAHLONEGA...CLEVELAND...
ROME...CARTERSVILLE...GAINESVILLE...MARIETTA...ATLANTA...
LAWRENCEVILLE...ATHENS...CARROLLTON...DOUGLASVILLE...EAST POINT...
DECATUR...CONYERS...COVINGTON...NEWNAN...PEACHTREE CITY...
GRIFFIN...MILLEDGEVILLE...MACON...COLUMBUS...WARNER ROBINS
457 AM EST SUN JAN 9 2011

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM
EST MONDAY FOR NORTH AND MOST OF CENTRAL GEORGIA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND ICE...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. THE WARNING INCLUDES AN AREA GENERALLY
NORTH AND ALONG A LINE FROM COLUMBUS TO MACON TO AUGUSTA.

PRECIPITATION WILL GENERALLY START OUT SUNDAY NIGHT AS SNOW ACROSS
NORTH GEORGIA AND A MIX OF RAIN AND SLEET ACROSS CENTRAL
GEORGIA...GENERALLY SOUTH OF A LINE FROM LAGRANGE TO MILLEDGEVILLE.
SOUTH OF THIS LINE IT WILL TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. THIS TRANSITION LINE WILL SLOWLY MOVE NORTHWARD
DURING THE DAY ON MONDAY WITH SNOW AND SLEET EXPECTED ACROSS THE
NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS AND FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE SOUTH OF A LINE FROM CEDARTOWN TO GAINESVILLE. SOME
LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS MAY CONTINUE MONDAY NIGHT AND PRECIPITATION
SHOULD END BY TUESDAY MORNING...EXCEPT FOR LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
ACROSS THE NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS AND LINGERING DRIZZLE ACROSS
THE EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE STATE.

DUE TO THE CHANGE IN PRECIPITATION TYPE FROM SNOW TO FREEZING RAIN
AND SLEET DURING THE EVENT...THIS MAY HELP TO LIMIT OUR SNOW
ACCUMULATION. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED NORTH
OF A LINE FROM COLUMBUS TO MACON TO AUGUSTA...3 TO 5 INCHES FROM
LAGRANGE TO MADISON AND NORTHWARD AND 5 TO 7 INCHES NORTH OF A
LINE FROM ROME TO GAINESVILLE. ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS MAY BE
POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS. ICE ACCUMULATION OF ONE TENTH TO ONE
QUARTER OF AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS
EXPECTED FROM THE ATLANTA METRO AREA SOUTHWARD.

THIS SITUATION HAS THE POTENTIAL TO SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL.
STAY TUNED TO LOCAL MEDIA FOR ANY INFORMATION ON ROADWAYS AND
CLOSINGS. IN ADDITION...ICE ACCUMULATION ON TREES AND POWER LINES
MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.
ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

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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