Issued by The National Weather Service
Atlanta, GA
4:09 pm EST, Wed., Jan. 6, 2010

… WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST THURSDAY NIGHT…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST THURSDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL BEGINNING AROUND MID AFTERNOON ON THURSDAY… AND CONTINUING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

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

* IMPACTS: SNOW… SLEET OR ICE ON ROADWAYS WILL MAKING DRIVING EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS… ESPECIALLY BY THURSDAY 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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… LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOWFALL ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTH AND PARTS OF CENTRAL GEORGIA THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING…

.A FAST MOVING COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA LATE THURSDAY… SPREADING ANOTHER ROUND OF ARCTIC AIR INTO THE STATE THURSDAY NIGHT. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE CENTRAL GULF AND PUSH ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA THURSDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL SPREAD GULF MOISTURE AHEAD AND ALONG THE COLD FRONT. PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO FALL IN THE FORM OF RAIN… SNOW AND POSSIBLY SLEET AT TIMES. LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS MAINLY NORTH GEORGIA… WHERE LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED… ESPECIALLY IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. RAIN OR SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF CENTRAL GEORGIA THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING… WITH LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE FROM LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY 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 GENERALLY LIGHT… WITH ONE TO TWO INCHES EXPECTED OVER NORTH GEORGIA… AND AROUND ONE HALF INCH ACROSS PARTS OF CENTRAL GEORGIA.