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Travel advisory signs along I-85 South warn drivers of upcoming hazardous driving conditions on Feb. 11, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images)

National Weather Service: Ice Storm Is ‘An Event Of Historical Proportions’

Emergency management workers in the Atlanta area were preparing to spring into action as rain — and temperatures — were falling early Wednesday, potentially leading to “catastrophic” ice conditions across the region.

02/12/2014

Traffic is light during the afternoon commute on Feb. 12, 2013 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images)

National Weather Service: Huge Amounts Of Ice Will Make Travel ‘Impossible’

National Weather Service forecasters say huge amounts of ice will make travel “impossible” in the hardest-hit areas.

02/12/2014

Travel advisory signs along I-85 South warn drivers of upcoming hazardous driving conditions on Feb. 11, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images)

‘Catastrophic’ Winter Storm Could Cause Widespread Power Outages For Days In South

In a dire warning Tuesday, forecasters said a potentially “catastrophic” winter storm threatened to bring a thick layer of ice to Georgia and other parts of the South, causing widespread power outages that could leave people in the dark for days.

02/11/2014

The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.  (credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Georgia Governor Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Winter Storm

With memories of thousands of vehicles gridlocked for hours on icy metro Atlanta highways fresh in their minds, officials north Georgia prepared Monday for another round of winter weather, with the governor declaring a state of emergency for 14 counties.

02/10/2014

The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.  (credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Incorrect Signs Warn Atlanta Drivers Of Storm

A little more than a week after snow trapped commuters in cars and children on school buses in metro Atlanta, state officials say they overreacted to information from federal forecasters and posted incorrect information on giant message boards over freeways, warning drivers of a new storm watch.

02/06/2014

Forecasters warn bitter cold will be accompanied by snow and freezing rain over much of Georgia. (Getty Images)

Snow And Ice Could Snarl Georgia From Atlanta To Savannah

The National Weather Service warns Atlanta, Americus, Columbus and Macon could see up to 2 inches of snow beginning midmorning on Tuesday.

WAOK-AM–01/28/2014

In this GOES satellite handout photo provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Tropical Storm Karen churns at 19:45 UTC October 05, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico. The second named storm to hit the U.S. weakened as it approached the central Gulf Coast, but forecasters are still expecting it to bring significant rain and potential flooding to low-lying areas. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Up To 2 Inches Of Rain Expected In Weakening Storm

A weakening storm moving through the Gulf Coast is expected to pelt some areas of Alabama with between 1 and 2 inches of rain, meteorologists said Sunday

10/06/2013

File photo of rain and tropical storm.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Georgians Brace For Flooding As Andrea Approaches

South Georgians were bracing for heavy rains that could lead to flooding as Tropical Storm Andrea gained strength during its approach to the state Thursday.

06/06/2013

File photo of a tornado to pass through Mississippi in 2010. (credit: Getty Images)

Significant Tornado Damage In Hattiesburg, Miss.

An apparent tornado passed through the heart of Hattiesburg on Sunday as part of a wave of severe storms that caused injuries and significant damage.

02/10/2013

File photo of Alabama after a tornado. (credit: Getty Images)

US Storm’s Toll Up To 6 Dead As System Heads East

An enormous storm system that dumped snow and sleet on the nation’s midsection and unleashed damaging tornadoes around the Deep South began punching its way toward the Northeast on Wednesday, slowing holiday travel.

12/26/2012

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