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Thursday August 25th, 2016 2:28PM

Winter Storm Warning

By Staff
PEACHTREE CITY - THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A <br /> WINTER STORM WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHEAST GEORGIA <br /> MOUNTAINS,WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT. THE <br /> WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. <br /> <br /> LOCATIONS,MURRAY,FANNIN,GILMER,UNION, RABUN AND TOWNS COUNTIES. <br /> <br /> HAZARD TYPES,SNOW,POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SLEET. <br /> <br /> ACCUMULATIONS,2 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW,WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP <br /> TO 4 INCHES. <br /> <br /> TIMING,UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. <br /> <br /> IMPACTS,SNOW ACCUMULATING ON ROADWAYS WILL MAKE TRAVEL <br /> DANGEROUS. <br /> <br /> WINDS,SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH <br /> <br /> <br /> PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS, <br /> <br /> A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER <br /> CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW <br /> ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN <br /> EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL,KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, <br /> FOOD,AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.
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