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Fannin County EMA
Friday November 1st, 2019 :: 03:58 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Freeze Watch until 10:00AM Saturday

* WHAT...In the Warning area Sub-freezing temperatures in the lower 30s expected, with temperatures falling as low as the upper-20s in the higher elevations. For the Freeze Watch, sub- freezing temperatures as low as 32 possible.

* WHERE...For the Freeze Warning, North Georgia and portions of west central Georgia...mainly along and north of a LaGrange to Peachtree City to Gainesville line. For the Freeze Watch, much of the area north of Atlanta to Athens.

* WHEN...For the Freeze Warning, until 10 AM EDT this morning. For the Freeze Watch, from late tonight through 10 AM Saturday morning.

* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHATTOOGA ... CATOOSA ... GILMER ... WHITFIELD ... DAWSON ... DADE ... FLOYD ... LUMPKIN ... WALKER ... TOWNS ... WHITE ... MURRAY ... FANNIN ... BARTOW ... PICKENS ... GORDON ... UNION ... CHEROKEE

Instructions:

Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above- ground pipes to protect them from freezing.

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:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Freeze Watch

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