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Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 6:00am

Sandy Fuels Windy Days In Ga.

Updated: 2 years ago.
Forecasters say high winds fueled by Hurricane Sandy are expected to continue in parts of Georgia. A high wind warning issued by the National Weather Service is scheduled to continue until 8 p.m. Tuesday for a half-dozen counties in the northeast Georgia mountains. (Photo Courtesy of Christa Richert via stock.xchng.)

Forecasters say high winds fueled by Hurricane Sandy are expected to continue in parts of Georgia.

A high wind warning issued by the National Weather Service is scheduled to continue until 8 p.m. Tuesday for a half-dozen counties in the northeast Georgia mountains. The warning covers Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns, Lumpkin and White counties, and includes the cities of Dahlonega and Cleveland.

Cold weather was also filtering in to parts of north Georgia on Tuesday. Forecasters said a freeze warning will be in effect from 8 p.m. Tuesday to 10 a.m. Wednesday for northwest Georgia and parts of west Georgia. Temperatures were expected to dip into the upper 20s in those areas. The freeze warning covers several counties and includes the cities of Calhoun, Rome, Cartersville, Carrollton, Newnan and Peachtree City.

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