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Snow swirled sideways in Kentucky and the typically bustling state capital of Frankfort came to frozen halt Monday as a storm walloped parts of the South, which unlike the Northeast, had been mostly spared this winter.
A winter storm could bring up to 2 inches of snow and ice to North Georgia.
Forecasters say thunderstorms are expected to bring heavy rain and high wind to several parts of Georgia, including metro Atlanta.
Forecasters on Thursday issued freeze warnings for much of northern, central and western Georgia as the coldest weather so far this season moved into the state.
It’s a little early for temperatures this cold, according to Meteorologist Ryan Willis, but he says it’s not out of the realm of possibility, obviously. Willis, with the National Weather Service office in Peachtree City […]
Authorities have told a broadcast outlet that high winds overturned at least four small planes and damaged several others at a regional airport near Atlanta when strong weekend storms raked the region.
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.
National Weather Service forecasters say huge amounts of ice will make travel “impossible” in the hardest-hit areas.
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.
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.