Issued by The National Weather Service
Atlanta, GA
3:38 pm EST, Fri., Dec. 24, 2010

… WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SATURDAY TO 1 AM EST SUNDAY…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SATURDAY TO 1 AM EST SUNDAY.

TWO WEATHER FEATURES WILL USHER ABUNDANT MOISTURE INTO THE STATE ON SATURDAY… AND WITH CHILLY TEMPERATURES EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTH GEORGIA… SNOW IS EXPECTED TO ACCUMULATE. THE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AS SNOW SATURDAY MORNING… THEN A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW THROUGH THE DAY… AND ALL SNOW AGAIN IN THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT AS THE BEST MOISTURE MOVES INTO THE CAROLINAS.

THE HIGHEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AND THROUGH CHRISTMAS MORNING. TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA ARE EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES… WITH 2 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE NORTHEAST GEORGIA MOUNTAINS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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