• Winter Storm Watch

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    GAZ008-009-015-016-081200- /O.CON.KFFC.WS.A.0001.181209T0600Z-181210T0600Z/ Union-Towns-Lumpkin-White- Including the cities of Blairsville, Blood Mountain Shelter, Gaddistown, Gooch Mountain Shelter, Hawk Mountain Shelter, Ivy Log, Jones Creek, Alexanders Mill, Blue Mountain Shelter, Brasstown Bald, Gumlog, Hiawassee, Macedonia, Mountain Scene, Dahlonega, and Cleveland 743 PM EST Fri Dec 7 2018 ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches, with up to 5 inches possible on the highest ridges. Ice accumulations of up to 1/4 inch possible. Wind gusts of 35 to 40 mph are expected as well. * WHERE...Union, Towns, Lumpkin and White Counties. * WHEN...Saturday night through Sunday night. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Hazardous driving conditions expected as snow and ice accumulate, especially over bridges and overpasses. Increasing winds Saturday night into Sunday would bring down ice coated trees and powerlines. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. && $$

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