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Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:25 PM EST Jan. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 4 PM Tuesday to 7 am
EST Wednesday...

* what... snow expected along with very cold wind chill values.
Total snow amounts of less than 1 inch. Wind chill values will
drop to 0 to 5 above after midnight Tuesday night.

* Where... much of north Georgia, generally along and north of a
line from Carrollton to Canton to Cleveland.

* When... from 4 PM Tuesday to 7 am EST Wednesday.

* Additional details... light snow will develop late Tuesday
afternoon, possibly mixed briefly with rain at the onset. The
light snow will continue into Tuesday night, ending after
midnight. Strong northwest winds will increase Tuesday night
pushing wind chill values to dangerous levels.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to strong winds blowing snow
around. Use caution when traveling, especially in open areas.
Also, cold wind chills as low as 0 to 5 above will cause
frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.



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