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Winter Storm to Impact Eastern U.S.

A major Winter Storm will impact the eastern U.S. on Sunday into Monday. The highest snowfall totals are expected along the spine of the Appalachians as well as across the lower Great Lakes. The most significant icing is expected over the Carolinas this morning. Significant impacts to travel across these regions are expected. Read More >

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
851 PM EST THU FEB 3 2011

...SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA THIS EVENING...

MOISTURE FROM A DEEP UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH IN THE CENTRAL U.S.
OVERRIDING A SHALLOW LAYER OF MODIFIED ARCTIC AIR ACROSS THE
REGION LED TO A PERIOD OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA...GENERALLY NORTH WEST
OF I-85. BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN
ACCUMULATIONS OBTAINED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AS OF 830 PM EST.

COUNTY          SNOW     SLEET     FZ RAIN     REMARKS

BARTOW          0.50         TRACE    0.10
CARROLL        TRACE    TRACE    0.10
CATOOSA        0.00         0.00          0.00
CHATTOOGA  1.50         TRACE     TRACE       TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
CHEROKEE    0.50         TRACE     0.00
DADE                0.00         0.00          0.00
DAWSON         0.50         0.00          0.00
DOUGLAS       0.00         TRACE     0.10
FANNIN            0.50         TRACE     TRACE
FLOYD              0.50         TRACE     TRACE
FORSYTH        0.50         TRACE     0.00
GILMER  nbsp;          0.50         TRACE     0.00
GORDON         0.50         0.10          TRACE
HARALSON     TRACE    0.25          0.10
LUMPKIN         0.50         0.00          0.00
MURRAY          0.50         0.00          0.00
PAULDING      0.25         0.25          TRACE
PICKENS         0.50         TRACE    0.00
POLK                0.25         TRACE    TRACE
TOWNS    &nbsnbsp;       0.50         0.00          0.00
UNION              0.50         0.00          0.00
WALKER          0.10         0.00          0.00
WHITE              0.50         0.00          0.00
WHITFIELD     TRACE    0.00          0.00