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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
148 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-021200-
BALDWIN-BANKS-BARROW-BARTOW-BIBB-BLECKLEY-BUTTS-CARROLL-CATOOSA-
CHATTAHOOCHEE-CHATTOOGA-CHEROKEE-CLARKE-CLAYTON-COBB-COWETA-
CRAWFORD-CRISP-DADE-DAWSON-DEKALB-DODGE-DOOLY-DOUGLAS-EMANUEL-
FANNIN-FAYETTE-FLOYD-FORSYTH-GILMER-GLASCOCK-GORDON-GREENE-
GWINNETT-HALL-HANCOCK-HARALSON-HARRIS-HEARD-HENRY-HOUSTON-JACKSON-
JASPER-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-JONES-LAMAR-LAURENS-LUMPKIN-MACON-
MADISON-MARION-MERIWETHER-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-MORGAN-MURRAY-
MUSCOGEE-NEWTON-NORTH FULTON-OCONEE-OGLETHORPE-PAULDING-PEACH-
PICKENS-PIKE-POLK-PULASKI-PUTNAM-ROCKDALE-SCHLEY-SOUTH FULTON-
SPALDING-STEWART-SUMTER-TALBOT-TALIAFERRO-TAYLOR-TELFAIR-TOOMBS-
TOWNS-TREUTLEN-TROUP-TWIGGS-UNION-UPSON-WALKER-WALTON-WARREN-
WASHINGTON-WEBSTER-WHEELER-WHITE-WHITFIELD-WILCOX-WILKES-
WILKINSON-
148 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

A DISTURBANCE WILL BRING WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS TO THE AREA THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
OUTLOOK AREA AS INSTABILITIES INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA. THE MAIN
CONCERNS ASSOCIATED WITH THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY BE 1-1.25 INCHES NORTH AND
0.5-0.75 INCHES ACROSS CENTRAL GEORGIA.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR FAR NORTH GEORGIA
FOR OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY. AS TEMPERATURES DROP MONDAY
MORNING..RAIN IS EXPECTED TO MIX WITH SNOW ACROSS PORTIONS OF
NORTH GEORGIA. THE RAIN AND SNOW MIX IS MOST LIKELY AT ELEVATIONS
ABOVE 1500 FEET...AND A CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW IS POSSIBLE AT
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2200 FEET.

QUICKLY DECREASING TEMPERATURES FOLLOWING THE PRECIPITATION MAY
ALSO LEAD TO PATCHES OF BLACK ICE MONDAY MORNING...PARTICULARLY
IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO USE EXTREME CAUTION
AND STAY ALERT TO SLICK SPOTS...ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES
SUCH AS BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM MID WEEK WILL BRING A SMALL CHANCE FOR RAIN
OR SNOW THURSDAY AND FRIDAY MORNINGS. AT THIS TIME THE FORECAST IS
UNCERTAIN

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT REQUESTED BUT SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED
TO SUBMIT REPORTS OF SEVERE OR WINTER WEATHER THROUGH THE WEB BY
GOING TO WEATHER.GOV/ATLANTA.

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
140 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015


GAZ001>009-011>016-020245-
/O.NEW.KFFC.WW.Y.0002.150202T0900Z-150202T1700Z/
DADE-WALKER-CATOOSA-WHITFIELD-MURRAY-FANNIN-GILMER-UNION-TOWNS-
CHATTOOGA-GORDON-PICKENS-DAWSON-LUMPKIN-WHITE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CALHOUN...DAHLONEGA...CLEVELAND
140 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO NOON EST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO NOON EST MONDAY.

* LOCATIONS...FAR NORTH GEORGIA. MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE
  FROM CLOUDLAND TO CALHOUN TO CLEVELAND.

* HAZARD TYPES...A RAIN AND SNOW MIXTURE AT ELEVATIONS MAINLY
  ABOVE 1500 FEET. PATCHY BLACK ICE IS POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES
  DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE. ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL AT THE HIGHEST
  ELEVATIONS MAY CAUSE SLICK SPOTS ON ROADWAYS. THERE IS ALSO SOME
  POTENTIAL FOR BLACK ICE...SO DRIVERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
  AND ALLOW FOR PLENTY OF SPACE BETWEEN CARS. GUSTY WINDS ARE ALSO
  EXPECTED AND MAY DOWN TREES WHERE SOILS ARE SATURATED.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO AN INCH ARE
  POSSIBLE...MAINLY AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 1500 FEET. PATCHY BLACK
  ICE IS ALSO POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS ELEVATED ROADWAYS SUCH
  AS BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

* TIMING...A RAIN AND SNOW MIXTURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AFTER 4
  AM THIS MORNING ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF NORTH GEORGIA BUT
  TAPER OFF DURING THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS ON MONDAY. ELEVATIONS
  ABOVE 2200 FEET MAY SEE A CHANGEOVER TO ALL SNOW AFTER SUNRISE.
  FLURRIES MAY CONTINUE INTO THE MID AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...WINDS WILL BECOME GUSTY OUT OF THE NORTHWEST EARLY
  TOMORROW MORNING. FREQUENT GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE
  THROUGH THE MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 30S IN THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.


&&

$$




Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
509 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

GAZ001>009-011>016-020000-
DADE-WALKER-CATOOSA-WHITFIELD-MURRAY-FANNIN-GILMER-UNION-TOWNS-
CHATTOOGA-GORDON-PICKENS-DAWSON-LUMPKIN-WHITE-
509 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW POSSIBLE MONDAY MORNING...
...PATCHES OF BLACK ICE POSSIBLE MONDAY MORNING...

COLD AIR RUSHING IN ON THE HEELS OF A DEPARTING COLD FRONT WILL
ALLOW FOR A BRIEF PERIOD OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW MONDAY MORNING. NO
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED EXCEPT AT THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS WHERE
THE RAIN ACTUALLY CHANGES TO ALL LIGHT SNOW FOR A BRIEF PERIOD. IN
THESE AREAS...UP TO A HALF AN INCH OF SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
POSSIBLE AT THE AFOREMENTIONED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

OF MORE CONCERN WILL BE THE RAPIDLY DECREASING TEMPERATURES
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE PRECIPITATION WHICH MAY LEAD TO PATCHES
OF BLACK ICE DEVELOPMENT. THIS AGAIN WILL BE ESPECIALLY TRUE AT
THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT MONDAY MORNING
FOR PATCHY SLICK SPOTS...ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS
BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

$$

DEESE



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