Special Weather Statement

Published 02/09 2016 03:14PM

Updated 02/10 2016 04:57AM

Issued at: 02/09/2016 3:12:00 PM EST
Expires on: 02/10/2016 5:00:00 AM EST
Counties affected: Walton GAZ022>025-027-030>037-041>048-052>055-057-101000- FORSYTH-HALL-BANKS-JACKSON-MADISON-POLK-PAULDING-COBB- NORTH FULTON-GWINNETT-BARROW-CLARKE-OCONEE-HARALSON-CARROLL- DOUGLAS-SOUTH FULTON-DEKALB-ROCKDALE-WALTON-NEWTON-HEARD-COWETA- FAYETTE-CLAYTON-HENRY- 312 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016 ...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING THIS EVENING... ...PATCHY BLACK ICE EXPECTED... ON EITHER SIDE OF THE I-20 CORRIDOR...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS OR FLURRIES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATER TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE MINOR...GENERALLY A DUSTING TO 1/4 INCH. HOWEVER...THE POTENTIAL FOR ICY SPOTS ON ROADS WILL INCREASE AS TEMPERATURES QUICKLY FALL BELOW FREEZING AFTER SUNSET THIS EVENING. SECONDARY ROADS...BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WILL BE MOST PRONE TO SEEING ANY ACCUMULATING SNOW AND BLACK ICE. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE EXTREME CAUTION IF VENTURING OUT TONIGHT. MORE WIDESPREAD IMPACTS AND HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL EXIST ALONG AND NORTH OF A ROME TO CANTON TO DAWSONVILLE LINE WHERE HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW HAVE OCCURRED. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THESE AREAS...INCLUDING THE NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS...THROUGH 10 AM WEDNESDAY. $$

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