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Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:20 PM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM EST this evening...

* winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Locations... north and central Georgia.

* Timing... through this afternoon.

* Impacts... gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs, and even whole trees weakened by the recent rains, could
be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least 20 mph,
or gusts to 35 mph or stronger, are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.





Special Statement
Issued: 5:19 AM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Black ice possible through early morning...

Despite elevated winds helping dry things out, some roadways with
residual moisture will freeze into the morning hours. Temperatures
at or below freezing have already moved into northwest and
western Georgia with some upper 20s likely by 8am. Any water on
roadways will freeze allowing for hazardous travel conditions.
Motorists are urged to slow down and allow extra time to reach
their destinations this morning. There may also be some light snow
flurries or snow showers in this region although no accumulations
are anticipated.


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