Thursday, January 24, 2013
Up to a tenth of an inch may fall here Friday morning.
Thursday, January 24
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory for virtually all of metro Atlanta, including Gwinnett County. The advisory is in effect from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, with less than a tenth of an inch of ice expected in the area. The nasty weather is expected arrive with a storm system that also has resulted in a Winter Storm Warning to be issued for North Georgia, with a quarter-inch of ice expected north and east of a line from Ellijay to Cumming to Gainesville. Freezing rain is expected to hit Gwinnett between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Friday. Here's the weather service's statement, issued Thursday afternoon: ... FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 1 PM EST FRIDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN …
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Interstates were still in dangerous condition Tuesday morning.
The Georgia Dept. of Transportation urges citizens to avoid roads again today, specifically I-285. The I-285 and I-75 interchange is reportedly very icy. I-285 eastbound from I-75 to I-85 has also been reported as hazardous. I-285 westbound from Flat Shoals Road to I-75 has been reported as extremely icy. At 9:15 a.m. spokesperson Karlene Barron said that these conditions persist, but that some very slow movement was beginning to happen eastbound and westbound on I-285. Also, Barron specifically pointed out issues with the ramp from I-85 to Pleasant Hill Road. The GDOT office said that crews are battling at least one inch of ice on the roadway. H.E.R.O. trucks are re-routing traffic in many places so that crews can treat the interstate…
Winter weather may be a headache for parents, but it's lots of fun for kids.
Sights and sounds from Monday's Snow Day in Lilburn. Get ready for another. Tuesday's classes are closed because of the weather, too. If you have your own video to share with Lilburn Patch readers, upload it by clicking the green "add" link below, or email it to email@example.com.