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Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 2:26 PM EST Jan. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect from 5 PM this afternoon
to 10 am EST Wednesday...
... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 9 PM this evening
to 1 PM EST Wednesday...

* what... snow expected. Very cold wind chills expected. Plan on
difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of up to
two inches are expected. Expect wind chills to range from 5
above zero to 5 below zero.

* Where... portions of north and west central Georgia.

* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, from 5 PM this
afternoon to 10 am EST Wednesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory,
from 9 PM this evening to 1 PM EST Wednesday.

* Winds... winds will become strong and gusty Wednesday with
northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph gusting to 25 to 30 mph. A Wind
Advisory may be needed for Wednesday.

* Additional details... be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little
as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.





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