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White County EOC
Wednesday January 6th, 2010 :: 09:03 a.m. EST

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WINTRY PRECIPITATION POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GA THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. Includes White Co.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
421 AM EST WED JAN 6 2010

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CHATTOOGA-GORDON-PICKENS-DAWSON-LUMPKIN-WHITE-FLOYD-BARTOW-
CHEROKEE-FORSYTH-HALL-BANKS-JACKSON-MADISON-POLK-PAULDING-COBB-
NORTH FULTON-GWINNETT-BARROW-CLARKE-OCONEE-OGLETHORPE-WILKES-
HARALSON-CARROLL-DOUGLAS-SOUTH FULTON-DEKALB-ROCKDALE-WALTON-
NEWTON-MORGAN-GREENE-TALIAFERRO-HEARD-COWETA-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-
SPALDING-HENRY-BUTTS-JASPER-PUTNAM-HANCOCK-WARREN-TROUP-
MERIWETHER-PIKE-UPSON-LAMAR-MONROE-JONES-BALDWIN-WASHINGTON-
GLASCOCK-JEFFERSON-HARRIS-TALBOT-TAYLOR-CRAWFORD-BIBB-TWIGGS-
WILKINSON-JOHNSON-EMANUEL-MUSCOGEE-CHATTAHOOCHEE-MARION-SCHLEY-
MACON-PEACH-HOUSTON-BLECKLEY-LAURENS-TREUTLEN-STEWART-WEBSTER-
SUMTER-DOOLY-CRISP-PULASKI-WILCOX-DODGE-TELFAIR-WHEELER-
MONTGOMERY-TOOMBS-
421 AM EST WED JAN 6 2010

...WINTRY PRECIPITATION POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
GEORGIA THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL APPROACH GEORGIA ON THURSDAY USHERING
ANOTHER ROUND OF ARCTIC AIR INTO GEORGIA. A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE
IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT IN THE NORTHWESTERN GULF OF
MEXICO...AND MOVE ACROSS THE GULF COAST STATES. MOISTURE FROM THE
GULF OF MEXICO WILL SPREAD ACROSS GEORGIA ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE
FRONTAL BOUNDARY. WITH COLD AIR REMAINING IN PLACE...PRECIPITATION
IS EXPECTED TO FALL IN THE FORM OF RAIN...SNOW...SLEET. AND IS
EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS NORTHWEST AND WEST
CENTRAL GEORGIA...IN THE FORM OF LIGHT SNOW. PRECIPITATION WILL
SPREAD ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY NIGHT. THE ATMOSPHERE SHOULD
BE COLD ENOUGH TO SUPPORT ALL SNOW NORTH OF A LINE FROM FRANKLIN
TO DALLAS TO GAINESVILLE. SOUTH OF THIS LINE A MIXTURE OF
RAIN...SNOW...AND SLEET WILL BE POSSIBLE.

ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE...WITH PRELIMINARY INDICATIONS
THAT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS...WITH UP TO AN INCH POSSIBLE NORTH OF A
LINE FROM COLUMBUS TO WASHINGTON WITH A HALF INCH OR LESS SOUTH OF
THIS LINE. THE EXACT PATH OF THE SURFACE LOW THAT DEVELOPS IN THE
GULF OF MEXICO...THE AMOUNT OF MOISTURE RETURN ACROSS GEORGIA...
AND HOW WARM TEMPERATURES GET BEFORE THE ARRIVAL OF THE SURFACE
FRONT WILL AFFECT THE EXPECTED SNOWFALL AMOUNTS. THE MAJORITY OF
THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD COME TO AN END ACROSS NORTH AND CENTRAL
GEORGIA BY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...ALTHOUGH FLURRIES OR LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS MAY LINGER IN THE NORTHEAST GEORGIA MOUNTAINS THROUGH
SATURDAY.

RESIDENTS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA ARE ADVISED TO MONITOR THE
DEVELOPING WINTER WEATHER SITUATION AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE
NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IF A WINTER STORM WATCH OR WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY IS ISSUED.

Address/Location
White County EOC
1241 Helen Hwy
Cleveland, GA 30528

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 706-865-9500

White County Emergency Operations
Operations
ema@whitecounty.net
706-865-0911

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