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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 4:59 AM EST on February 14, 2016

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 15, 2016


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Monday evening...

* locations... northeast and northcentral Georgia... mainly east
and north of a line from Chatsworth... to Canton... to
Lawrenceville... to Danielsville.

* Hazard types... a mix of rain... freezing rain and snow.

* Accumulations... 1 to 2 inches of snow... mainly in the higher
elevations. Up to 0.25 inch of ice with isolated areas
receiving as much as a third of an inch of ice.

* Timing... a mix of rain... freezing rain and snow will begin late
tonight across northeast Georgia. This mix will transition to a
mix of rain and freezing rain by late morning on Monday. The mix
of rain and freezing rain will continue into Monday afternoon
for farther northeast as temps slowly rise... then transitioning
to all rain by early Monday evening.

* Impacts... due to the ice and snow accumulations... roads will
become extremely hazardous. The weight of ice on trees will
bring down branches and some weaker trees. Power lines could
also come down due to the weight of the ice.

* Temperatures... will fall into the mid 20s to the lower 30s
across northeast Georgia Sunday night... rising into the mid
20s to low to mid 30s by noon on Monday... and rising into the
mid 30s by late Monday afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

Now is the time to prepare for this winter storm. Be sure to buy
non-perishable foods. Make contingency plans if you plan on
traveling during this period. If you can change your travel
plans... do so before the event starts. Now is the time to plan.
Do not wait for the warning!





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