Winter Storm Warning in effect for North Georgia

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Winter Storm Warning

BLAIRSVILLE, Ga – High elevations (1,500 and above) might experience up to three inches of snow overnight. Lower elevations can expect up to an inch of snow.

The Winter Storm Warning lasts throughout the weekend until 12 p.m. on Sunday, February 6 for Union, Towns, Lumpkin, Rabun, and White Counties.

According to the National Weather Service out of Peachtree City, Ga, travel could become difficult from snow on roadways. NWS recommends if traveling to keep a flashlight, food, and water in the vehicle.

Rabun’s expected to bear the brunt of the storm with “heavy snow and sleet expected. Total snow and sleet
accumulations of up to four inches.”

A winter weather advisory is in effect for Fannin, Gilmer, Pickens, and Dawson until Sunday at 12 p.m.

Total snow accumulation could be between one and two inches with possibly more at higher elevations. Only an inch is anticipation at the lower accumulations.

NWS asks drivers to use caution on the roads.

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