Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The frozen stuff could begin overnight Thursday, forecasts say.
The threat of severe weather for Lilburn and Gwinnett is looming again. Accoring to the National Weather Service, there is a 30 percent chance of freezing rain overnight Thursday, Jan. 24, and "likely" for Friday, Jan. 25, before 4 p.m. Also, winds could reach 10 mph. The low Thursday night is forecast to be about 29 degrees. An Arctic air mass and moisture moving into the area is blamed. The NWS hazardous weather (for Thursday - Tuesday) outlook reads in part: An artic airmass will be moving into the eastern half of the United States on Thursday setting up a cold air wedge across north and central Georgia. At the same time, moisture from the west and southwest is expected to rise up and over the cold air at the surface. The combination of…
Friday, January 18, 2013
In the event of severe winter weather, here are several tips to keep Lilburn and Gwinnett County residents safe.
Lilburn didn't see much -- if any -- in the way of snow overnight. But, that doesn't mean the white suff won't make an appearance before winter is over. During winter weather hazards, emergency officials urge residents to continue to monitor weather and road conditions throughout the advised time. If conditions worsen, people are encouraged to stay off the roads unless travel is absolutely necessary. Once ice begins to accumulate on bridges, overpasses, and secondary streets, travel may become treacherous. If you are on the roadway, remember drive slowly and watch for black ice. “If you don’t have to go out, stay indoors and off the streets,” said Gwinnett Fire Captain Tommy Rutledge in a press release. The primary concern during a …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The week long rainy weather is expected to end tonight, but could turn to snow according to the National Weather Service.
There is good news and bad news to report on the weather. The National Weather Service is reporting that the rain that's been around all week is about to end tonight, but due to dropping temperatures, we could get a bit of snow this evening. The forecast calls for 100 percent chance of rain in the Lilburn area. There could be as much as an inch of rain today. Patchy fog is also likely before 10 a.m. Temperatures expected to reach 52 degrees. And winds are expected to pick up with gusts as high as 20 m.p.h. And for tonight the weather service predicts: Friday is expect to be sunny, with a high of 52 degrees. More on the weather, including a seven-day forecast is available here. Keep up with the latest neighborhood and community news - …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The advisory begins at 2 a.m. Nov. 9.
National Weather Service has issued the second forst advisory in two days. Lilburn, and surrounding areas, are under the warning from 2 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday morning. Freezing temperaturs and areas of frost are expected overnight. A frost advisory means that frost is expected, and that sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered. Temperatures will be in the mid 30s.
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Gwinnett County is included in two advisories issued by the National Weather Service.
Winter finally arrives to the local area Saturday with two extreme weather warnings issued by the National Weather Service – a wind advisory and warnings of a surge of artic air. These advisories are for all of north and central Georgia. Gwinnett county is under a wind advisory from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. According to Weather.com, 20 to 25 mph northwest winds - with gusts of up to 40 mph - are expected to begin mid morning. These could bring down weak trees and limbs causing isolated power outages. Motorists are advised to use extra caution, especially those in high profile vehicles, as these strong winds could make driving difficult. The second advisory warns of an artic cold front entering the state early Saturday morning, causing …
Monday, January 10, 2011
All schools in the area are closed due to snowy weather.
For the second day in a row, the Providence Christian Academy website announced, "Have a safe and happy time in the snow." Students, who will get another day off because of the snow and ice storm Sunday and Monday, will surely find some fun, while school officials will be keeping an eye on when classes can be safely open again. Providence Christian and other private schools in the area join Gwinnett County Public Schools, which announced Monday afternoon that roads are too dangerous to open doors on Tuesday. That also means after-school activities, like Tuesday-night basketball games, also were cancelled. Providence was scheduled to play at Wesleyan School in Norcross in a matchup of two state-ranked boys teams. Also cancelled were Dacula …