Monday, March 25, 2013
Spring is off to a slow start in 2013.
Attention, Lilburn. It may be spring, but winter is still in the air. The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has a freeze warning and a wind advisory in effect for Monday, March 25. Areas for the advisories, include Gwinnett, Rockdale, Fulton, DeKalb, Walton, Hall counties, as well as many others. The freeze warning is in effect until 10 a.m. Tuesday (March 26). The wind advisory is good until 6 p.m. Monday evening. Motorists and boaters are warned to be cautious. The advisories read in part: FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL IMPACT EARLY BUDDING AND FLOWERING VEGETATION. STRONG WINDS CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT. ROUGH CHOP COULD OCCUR ON AREA LAKES...BOATERS SHOULD ALSO USE EXTRA CAUTION. THESE WINDS COULD KNOCK MEDIUM TO LARGE LIMBS FROM…
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Stormy weather will give way to wind and much colder temperatures on Wednesday.
First thunderstorms, then maybe ... snow. A strong cold front moving through the area is expected to give north Georgia a spring/winter mix of weather tonight. The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 9 p.m. tonight for most of central and north Georgia, including Lilburn and Gwinnett County. Damaging winds and isolated tornadoes are possible. Then later tonight, cold air will rush in and bring the possibility of some frozen precipitation, though no accumulation is expected locally. However, the weather service says up to two inches of snow are possible in the northeast Georgia mountains and less than a half-inch from a line from Rome to Gainesville. A Wind Advisory, with winds 15 to 25 mph and gusting to …
Monday, February 11, 2013
The National Weather Service warns of heavy rainfall. Watch begins at 7 p.m. Sunday.
Monday, February 11
Be careful, Lilburn and Gwinnett. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the area. The alert begins at 7 p.m. on Sunday (February 10) and lasts until Monday at 1 p.m. According to the alert, it means "conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding." Rain is expected to begin Sunday about 3 p.m. and intensify into the evening. The statement reads in part: "RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA BY MONDAY MORNING. RECENT RAINFALL HAS MADE THE SOIL VERY MOIST ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA. AS THE RAIN IS LIKELY FALL QUICKLY TONIGHT...FLASH FLOODING COULD DEVELOP ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS. FLOODING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ALONG LARGER STREAMS AND RIVERS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... …
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…
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Snow, sleet and black ice are possible. Like others, GCPS officials are monitoring the situation.
Lilburn and Gwinnett parents, be forewarned. It could be a last-minute decision early Friday before Gwinnett County school officials decide whether to cancel classes for that day. As of now, classes are still on for Friday, according to Gwinnett Schools' spokesperson Jorge Quintana. He added that the policy for the system, which has more than 160,000 students, is to wait as late as 6 a.m. on the given day before deciding whether to postpone classes. -- How are you preparing for the current severe weather? Do you think GCPS should decide earlier whether to cancel classes for a given day? Share your thoughts in the comments below. -- And, given the nature of the current weather forecasts, it likely will be a last-minute decision. The …
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 - …