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Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1055 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND BLACK ICE POSSIBLE TODAY FOR THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM WILL MOVE EAST OF THE STATE TODAY.
THE ASSOCIATED WRAP AROUND MOISTURE AND COLD AIR COULD BRING
OCCASIONAL PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW TO PARTS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA
TODAY. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA TODAY WHERE TEMPERATURE AND
MOISTURE PROFILES ARE EXPECTED TO BE MORE FAVORABLE FOR LIGHT
SNOW. THERE IS ALSO A POTENTIAL FOR PATCHES OF BLACK ICE ON ROADS
AND BRIDGES THIS EVENING IN THE NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS AS
TEMPERATURES FALL BELOW FREEZING. IF THIS THREAT IS REALIZED...
THEN THIS ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE EXTENDED THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING.

GAZ006>009-013>016-270000-
/O.CON.KFFC.WW.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-150127T0000Z/
FANNIN-GILMER-UNION-TOWNS-PICKENS-DAWSON-LUMPKIN-WHITE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DAHLONEGA...CLEVELAND
1055 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...MAINLY THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS ALONG AND NORTH OF A
  LINE FROM JASPER TO DAWSONVILLE AND CLEVELAND.

* HAZARD TYPES...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS INITIALLY AND THEN
  TRANSITIONING TO A PATCHY BLACK ICE THREAT THIS EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AREAS OUTSIDE OF THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WILL
  ONLY SEE A TRACE TO MAYBE ONE QUARTER INCH OF SNOW TODAY...
  WHILE AREAS ABOVE 1500 TO 2000 FT COULD SEE FROM ONE HALF TO
  NEAR AN INCH OF SNOW IN THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PEAKS.

* TIMING...MAINLY THROUGH THIS MORNING... BUT OCCASIONAL
  FLURRIES ARE POSSIBLE INTO THE EVENING FOR THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS...LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND PATCHES OF BLACK ICE
  ON BRIDGES ARE POSSIBLE INTO THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ON LESS TRAVELED ROADS AND BRIDGES. USE
EXTRA CAUTION WHILE DRIVING IN THE NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS TODAY.

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