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Fannin County EMA
Monday January 1st, 2018 :: 02:43 a.m. EST

Advisory

Wind Chill Advisory until 10:00AM Tuesday

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 5 above zero to 5 below zero.

* WHERE...Portions of north Georgia, generally along and north of a line from Carrollton to Canton to Cleveland.

* WHEN...Until 11 AM EST this morning, and then again from 7 PM this evening to 10 AM EST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS....Low temperatures will drop to 5 to 15 this morning and again Tuesday morning. Winds will be north 5 to 15 mph with a few higher gusts. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BARTOW ... CARROLL ... CATOOSA ... CHATTOOGA ... CHEROKEE ... COBB ... DADE ... DAWSON ... DOUGLAS ... FANNIN ... FLOYD ... GILMER ... GORDON ... HARALSON ... LUMPKIN ... MURRAY ... PAULDING ... PICKENS ... POLK ... TOWNS ... UNION ... WALKER ... WHITE ... WHITFIELD

Address/Location
Fannin County EMA
181 Church St
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 706-632-1958

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Chill Advisory

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