…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST FRIDAY FOR PARTS OF NORTH GEORGIA…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PARTS OF NORTH GEORGIA…MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF A CEDARTOWN TO CANTON TO CLEVELAND LINE… THROUGH 8 AM EST FRIDAY MORNING.

LIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD ACROSS NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT…AND A MIXTURE OF RAIN… SLEET AND SNOW WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE. ALTHOUGH GROUND TEMPERATURES REMAIN ABOVE FREEZING… EVAPORATIVE COOLING PROCESSES COULD ALLOW AIR TEMPERATURES TO FALL AT OR BELOW FREEZING IN MANY AREAS THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. THIS WOULD RESULT IN SOME LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF SLEET AND SNOW ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA…MAINLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES. THE LIGHT SNOW OR SLEET ACCUMULATIONS… GENERALLY LESS THAN ONE INCH… WOULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY SPOTS ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES… MAKING TRAVEL HAZARDOUS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

REMEMBER… A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR FREEZING RAIN COULD CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES… ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY CONDITIONS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA OVERNIGHT.