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Fannin County EMA
Monday January 15th, 2018 :: 02:28 p.m. EST

Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory until 07:00AM Wednesday

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TUESDAY TO 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected along with very cold wind chill values. Total snow amounts of around 1 inch with isolated higher amounts in the mountains. Wind chill values will drop the single digits Tuesday evening, and to zero to 5 below after midnight Tuesday night.

* WHERE...Much of north Georgia generally along and north of a line from Cedartown to Jasper to Hiawassee.

* WHEN...From 10 AM Tuesday to 7 AM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Light snow will develop across northwest Georgia late Tuesday morning and spread across the rest of north Georgia Tuesday afternoon. The snow is expected to end Tuesday night, however strong northwest winds will be dropping wind chill values to dangerous levels. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. Also, cold wind chills as low as 5 below zero will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BARTOW ... CATOOSA ... CHATTOOGA ... DADE ... FANNIN ... FLOYD ... GILMER ... GORDON ... MURRAY ... PICKENS ... POLK ... TOWNS ... UNION ... WALKER ... WHITFIELD

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:
Winter Weather Advisory

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