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Fannin County EMA
Saturday January 13th, 2018 :: 02:19 p.m. EST

Advisory

Wind Chill Advisory until 07:00AM Sunday

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Expect wind chills to range from 5 above zero to 5 below zero.

* WHERE...Parts of extreme north Georgia, mainly in the higher elevations in Dade and Walker counties, and also north of a line from Chatsworth to Jasper to Helen.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 7 AM EST Sunday.

* 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. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DADE ... DAWSON ... FANNIN ... GILMER ... LUMPKIN ... MURRAY ... PICKENS ... TOWNS ... UNION ... WALKER ... WHITE

Address/Location
Fannin County EMA
20 Station Ridge
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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