Gov. Nathan Deal said in a release that the state of emergency spans 50 counties in north Georgia beginning at 2 p.m. Wednesday. State offices will close at noon to avoid traffic jams during afternoon and evening snowfall.
National Weather Service forecasters in Peachtree City say light snow in north Georgia is expected to subside Wednesday night, but extremely low wind chills, flurries and ice are foreseen for the weekend.
Call it what you want-Snowpocalypse, Snowjam-last January’s winter storm caused a massive headache for thousands of Atlanta residents who were stuck on Interstates for hours.Officials promised it wouldn't happen again and they've made lots of changes to make sure it doesn't.
The main winter storm has now pushed out of Georgia, leaving a parting gift of two more inches of snow Wednesday night from Macon north. Winter storm warnings will remain in effect until 1 p.m. Thursday because of the chance for more light snow wrapping around the back end of the system.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed addressed how the city handled this week’s winter weather during a talk to the Atlanta Press Club Friday that capped off a tumultuous week. His appearance, scheduled months ago, was originally meant to focus on his second term priorities.
Stay inside tomorrow -- at least until after noon. That's the message coming from scores of public and private officials as a list of closures across the state grows. All public and many private schools will closed for the entire day.