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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Weather Advisory for Fannin County, Georgia
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued January 27 at 1:10AM EST until January 27 at 9:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 1:10 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 9 a.m.
  • ...ALTHOUGH PERIODS OF VERY LIGHT SNOW WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE
    TONIGHT THE MAIN CONCERN WILL BE BLACK ICE...
    .OCCASIONAL PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT WILL CONTINUE
    OVER PARTS OF NORTH GA TUESDAY MORNING. ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE
    LIMITED TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS FOR THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS
    GIVEN THE LACK OF AVAILABLE MOISTURE. OF MORE CONCERN IS THE
    POTENTIAL FOR PATCHES OF BLACK ICE TO DEVELOP ON ROADS AND BRIDGES
    THIS EVENING AS TEMPERATURES FALL BELOW FREEZING. ALTHOUGH ONLY
    AREAS ABOVE 2500FT HAVE SEEN TRAVEL ISSUES THUS FAR...IT IS
    ANTICIPATED THAT THE ELEVATIONS THAT SEE BLACK ICE WILL LOWER
    THROUGH THE NIGHT. THE BLACK ICE WILL BE MOST PREVALENT ALONG THE
    WIND SHELTERED SIDE OF MOUNTAINS WHERE RESIDUAL WATER ON ROADWAYS
    WILL NOT DRY OUT.
    ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS
    MORNING...
    * LOCATIONS...MAINLY THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS ALONG AND NORTH OF A
    LINE FROM CEDARTOWN THROUGH CANTON AND DAWSONVILLE TO
    CLEVELAND.
    * HAZARD TYPES...BLACK ICE ALONG WITH LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.
    * ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH FOR THE
    HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
    * TIMING...BLACK ICE INCREASING IN AREAL COVERAGE THROUGH
    TUESDAY MORNING.
    * IMPACTS...PATCHES OF BLACK ICE WILL MAKE FOR SLICK SPOTS ON
    ROADWAYS.