…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING FOR EXTREME NORTH GEORGIA…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST TODAY. THIS ADVISORY COVERS AREAS MAINLY NORTH OF A LINE FROM SUMMERVILLE TO ELLIJAY AND BRASSTOWN BALD.

LIGHT RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER TO SNOW ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH GEORGIA THIS MORNING. THE GREATER CHANCE FOR SNOW TO ACCUMULATE WILL BE FROM 7 AM THROUGH 2 PM TODAY… AND MAINLY NORTH OF A LINE FROM SUMMERVILLE TO ELLIJAY AND BRASSTOWN BALD. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND 1 INCH COULD OCCUR…WITH SLIGHTLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2000 FEET. ANY SNOW ACCUMULATION SHOULD BE CONFINED TO GRASSY AREAS AND EXPOSED SURFACES…BUT A BRIEF PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW COULD CAUSE A FEW ROADS TO BECOME TEMPORARILY SNOW COVERED. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN JUST ABOVE FREEZING THIS MORNING…BEFORE WARMING INTO THE UPPER 30S OR LOWER 40S LATER THIS AFTERNOON. THE SNOW ACCUMULATION THREAT SHOULD END FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW COULD CAUSE SOME TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.