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Fannin County EMA
Wednesday January 3rd, 2018 :: 04:03 a.m. EST

Advisory

Wind Chill Advisory until 12:00PM Thursday

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST THURSDAY...

* 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 10 below zero.

* WHERE...Portions of extreme north Georgia, generally north of a line from Summerville to Jasper to Cleveland.

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to noon EST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Low temperatures tonight in the teens with northerly winds of 10 to 20 mph with gusts to near 25 mph. 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: CATOOSA ... CHATTOOGA ... DADE ... DAWSON ... FANNIN ... GILMER ... GORDON ... LUMPKIN ... MURRAY ... PICKENS ... 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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