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Fannin County EMA
Tuesday January 16th, 2018 :: 03:34 a.m. EST

Advisory

Wind Chill Advisory until 08:00AM Thursday

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM EST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Light snow and very cold wind chills expected. Total snow accumulations around one inch with higher amounts in the mountains. Expect wind chills to range from 10 above zero to 10 below zero.

* WHERE...Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns and Pickens Counties.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, from noon today to 7 AM Wednesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 9 PM this evening to 8 AM Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Light snow will cause travel difficulties. The cold wind chills can cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. 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. 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: FANNIN ... GILMER ... PICKENS ... TOWNS ... UNION

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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