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Wind Advisory, Freeze Warning, Freeze Watch

Statement as of 10:59 PM EDT on October 31, 2014

Expires 9:00 AM EST on November 02, 2014


... Wind Advisory now in effect until 9 PM EDT Saturday...
... Freeze warning remains in effect from 2 am to 11 am EDT
Saturday...
... Freeze watch remains in effect from late Saturday night
through Sunday morning...

* locations... parts of north Georgia... along and north of a line
from Summerville to Jasper to Cleveland.

* Timing... freeze warning late tonight through Saturday morning.
Wind Advisory through Saturday. Freeze watch late Saturday
night through Sunday morning.

* Temperatures... lows tonight in the lower to mid 30s. Highs
Saturday in the mid to upper 40s... except lower 40s in the
higher elevations. Lows Saturday night in the upper 20s

* winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
Stronger winds will be possible in the highest elevations.
These winds will result in wind chill values in the upper
teens to lower 20s Saturday morning.

* Impacts... freezing temperatures tonight and Saturday night
could damage or kill vegetation. Strong winds could cause
driving difficulties and perhaps bring down a few trees...
especially at the higher elevations. Loose or unsecured items
may be blown around.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze warning means freezing temperatures are forecast to
threaten outdoor plants. Those with agricultural interests in the
warned area are advised to harvest or protect tender vegetation.

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.

A freeze watch means conditions are favorable for a freeze event
in and close to the watch area. Those with agricultural interests
in the watch area should make preparations to protect sensitive
vegetation and Young trees.







Special Statement

Statement as of 9:11 PM EDT on October 31, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on November 01, 2014


Rain and snow mix expected across parts of north Georgia early
Saturday morning...

The combination of cold air spreading down from the north and
moisture associated with an upper low pressure system pushing
across the Tennessee Valley... will bring a chance for a mix of
rain and snow across parts of north Georgia overnight and early
on Saturday.

Light rain could change over to a mix of rain and snow after midnight...
and should persist through Saturday morning. A brief period of
flurries is possible during the late morning hours. No snow
accumulations are expected outside of the Winter Weather Advisory
across northeast Georgia.

Please see the latest atlwswffc for further details on the Winter
Weather Advisory area.




341 PM EDT Fri Oct 31 2014

... Rain and snow mix expected across parts of north Georgia early
Saturday morning...

The combination of cold air spreading down from the north and
moisture associated with an upper low pressure system pushing
across the Tennessee Valley... will bring a chance for a mix of
rain and snow across parts of north Georgia late tonight and early
on Saturday.

Light rain could change over to a mix of rain and snow between
midnight and 4 am Saturday morning... and this mix could persist
through mid to late Saturday morning. A complete change over to
brief periods of mainly flurries is possible... however... little
to no accumulations are expected for areas outside of the Winter
Weather Advisory area that has been posted for parts of north
central and northeast Georgia. Please see the latest wswffc for
further details on the Winter Weather Advisory area.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:40 PM EDT on October 31, 2014


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past hour
for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation is
extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Atlanta

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Georgia

... Gilmer County...
   7 ENE Ellijay T 1020 PM 10/31 Emergency Mngr

... Union County...
   8 N Blairsville T 1026 PM 10/31 public
   8 NW Blairsville T 1008 PM 10/31 public


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