Issued by The National Weather Service
Atlanta, GA
10:16 pm EST, Wed., Jan. 27, 2010

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OUT OF TEXAS… ACROSS SOUTH GEORGIA… AND TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST BY SATURDAY. THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL SPREAD WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION TO NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA BEGINNING FRIDAY MORNING AND END DURING THE DAY ON SATURDAY. ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA… MAINLY NORTH OF A CEDARTOWN TO HELEN LINE… THE PRECIPITATION MAY BEGIN AS A MIX OF RAIN AND SLEET FRIDAY MORNING BUT BECOME ALL RAIN BY NOON FRIDAY. AS COLD AIR MOVES INTO THE REGION FRIDAY AFTERNOON… THE RAIN COULD BE MIXED AGAIN WITH SLEET. THE RAIN AND SLEET MIXTURE WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY NIGHT AND END AS A BRIEF MIX OF SLEET AND SNOW SATURDAY MORNING.

CONSIDERABLE UNCERTAINTY EXISTS WITH RESPECT TO HOW MUCH COLD AIR WILL BE IN PLACE DURING THIS WINTER WEATHER EVENT. ACCUMULATIONS OF SLEET AND SNOW ARE POSSIBLE… HOWEVER EXACT AMOUNTS REMAIN UNKNOWN. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL BE PROVIDED AS THESE DETAILS BECOME MORE CLEAR