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Fannin County EMA
Thursday January 4th, 2018 :: 02:31 p.m. EST

Advisory

Wind Chill Advisory until 09:00AM Friday

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Expect wind chills to range from near zero to 10 below zero.

* WHERE...Portions of north Georgia.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 9 AM EST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. 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. Dress in warm layers and wear a hat and gloves. Make sure that pets have a warm place to shelter.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BARTOW ... CATOOSA ... CHATTOOGA ... CHEROKEE ... DADE ... DAWSON ... FANNIN ... FLOYD ... 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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