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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Storm Warning for Banks County, Georgia
  • Winter Storm Warning issued February 21 at 9:57AM EST until February 21 at 1:00PM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 9:57 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 1 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
    AFTERNOON...
    * ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL TRACE AMOUNT OF SNOW OR SLEET AND
    UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE POSSIBLE...ON TOP OF THE 1-3
    INCHES OF SNOW AND GLAZE OF ICE RECEIVED FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
    EVENING.
    * LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF NORTH GEORGIA...GENERALLY NORTH OF A
    LINE FROM ROME TO CANTON TO GAINESVILLE TO DANIELSVILLE.
    * HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE
    THROUGH THIS MORNING.
    * TIMING...SNOW TRANSITIONING TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN THROUGH
    THE MORNING. THIS SHOULD TRANSITION TO RAIN FROM WEST TO EAST
    ON SATURDAY BY LATE MORNING ACROSS THE WESTERN HALF AND MID
    AFTERNOON ACROSS THE EASTERN HALF.
    * IMPACTS...SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
    DIFFICULT. ICE ACCUMULATION ON TREES AND POWER LINES IS
    LIKELY. SOME TREES AND POWER LINES COULD COME DOWN CAUSING
    POWER OUTAGES.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
    SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
    VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.