The January 2-3 Southeastern Snowstorm (2002)


PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
830 AM EST THU JAN 03 2002

THE SNOWFALL AT ATLANTA HARTSFIELD INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT FROM THIS STORM IS 4.6 INCHES THROUGH 7 AM THIS MORNING.
THIS IS THE LARGEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL SINCE JANUARY 18TH OF
1992...WHEN 5.0 INCHES OCCURRED. IN THE STORM OF THE CENTURY...ON
MARCH 13TH OF 1993...ATLANTA HAD A 24 HOUR TOTAL OF 4.2 INCHES.

snow depths reported thru Thursday morning 1/3/02

satellite image of snow covering ground on Jan 4, 2002 (one day after storm ended)
As seen from space one day later


click here for scenes from around North and Central GA

 


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