URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
334 AM EST THU JAN 7 2010

…LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOWFALL ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTH AND
PARTS OF CENTRAL GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING…

.A FAST MOVING COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA
LATE TODAY…SPREADING ANOTHER ROUND OF ARCTIC AIR INTO THE STATE
TONIGHT. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE CENTRAL
GULF OF MEXICO…SWEEPING ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA TONIGHT. THIS WILL
SPREAD GULF MOISTURE AHEAD AND ALONG THE COLD FRONT. PRECIPITATION
IS EXPECTED TO FALL IN THE FORM OF RAIN…SNOW AND POSSIBLY SOME
SLEET AT TIMES. LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS MAINLY NORTH GEORGIA…WHERE LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED…ESPECIALLY IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. RAIN OR SNOW WILL
SPREAD ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA DURING THE AFTERNOON
…CONTINUING THROUGH THIS EVENING. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL
BE POSSIBLE FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR
AREAS GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF A LA GRANGE TO MONTICELLO TO
WASHINGTON LINE. SOUTH OF THIS LINE A MIXTURE OF RAIN…SNOW…
AND SLEET WILL BE POSSIBLE…CHANGING OVER TO SNOW DURING THE
EVENING WITH THE ONSET OF COLDER AIR. DUE TO THE FAST MOVING
SYSTEM…SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD BE LIGHT…WITH ONE TO TWO
INCHES EXPECTED OVER NORTH GEORGIA…AND UP TO A HALF INCH ACROSS
PARTS OF CENTRAL GEORGIA.

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ROME…CARTERSVILLE…GAINESVILLE…MARIETTA…ATLANTA…
LAWRENCEVILLE…ATHENS…CARROLLTON…DOUGLASVILLE…EAST POINT…
DECATUR…CONYERS…COVINGTON…NEWNAN…PEACHTREE CITY…GRIFFIN
334 AM EST THU JAN 7 2010

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT…FOR MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA.
THE ADVISORY IS FOR THE AREA NORTH OF A LINE FROM LAGRANGE TO
FORSYTH AND WASHINGTON.

* TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL BEGINNING AROUND MID AFTERNOON
  TODAY…AND CONTINUING THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS: ONE HALF TO TWO INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE BY LATE
  THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS: SNOW…SLEET OR ICE ON ROADWAYS WILL MAKING DRIVING
  EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS…ESPECIALLY BY THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING…BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
LIGHT. DRIVING AND WALKING MAY BE DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS
AND SIDEWALKS. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND PATCHY ICE
AS RAINS AND MELTED SNOW REFREEZE ON ROADS AND SIDEWALKS BY
THURSDAY EVENING. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA
TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

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