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Could Georgia see a White Christmas?

ATLANTA — Santa could bring some snow when he visits Georgia on Friday.

Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brad Nitz said Christmas Eve will be wet, and Christmas morning could start with flurries and light snow showers in north Georgia.

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A White Christmas is rare in Georgia: there has only been one on record officially in 2010.

“Technically a white Christmas is defined as at least one inch of snow accumulation,” Nitz said. “That’s unlikely this year, but if we get any snow I’ll be willing the bend the rules if you are and call this an unofficial white Christmas.”

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What you need to know:

  • Highs will be in the 30s on Christmas morning
  • Some areas will see flurries or snow showers, though it’s still not clear where
  • The last White Christmas in metro Atlanta was in 2010 when 1.3 inches of snow fell

Officially, we've only had one White Christmas in Atlanta, when more than an inch of snow fell in 2010. A White...

Posted by Brian Monahan, WSB on Sunday, December 20, 2020