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  • Freezing Rain Advisory for Cherokee County, Georgia
  • Freezing Rain Advisory issued January 25 at 1:12PM EST until January 25 at 6:00PM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, January 25, 2013 at 1:12 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, January 25, 2013 at 6 p.m.
  • ...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET EVENT TO CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY EVENING...
    .A COLD FRONT HAS MOVED THROUGH MOST OF THE AREA WITH COLD AIR
    CONTINUING TO FUNNEL IN. COLD AIR AT THE SURFACE...ESPECIALLY
    WEDGED ALONG THE NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS...WILL RESULT IN
    PRECIPITATION FALLING AS FREEZING RAIN AND POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SLEET.
    ...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
    EVENING...
    * LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF NORTH GEORGIA...GENERALLY VICINITY OF
    A LINE FROM CANTON TO LAWRENCEVILLE TO ATHENS.
    * HAZARD TYPES... WILL BE MOSTLY RAIN BUT POCKETS OF FREEZING
    RAIN AS WELL.
    * ACCUMULATIONS....LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE...MAINLY
    CONFINED TO ELEVATED SURFACES.
    * TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING.
    * IMPACTS...ICE WILL CAUSE ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS TO BECOME
    SLIPPERY...MAKING TRAVEL DANGEROUS ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND
    OVERPASSES.
    * WINDS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST NEAR 10 MPH.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MID 30S.