National Weather Service special alert for northeast Georgia

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The National Weather Service Atlanta has issued a special weather briefing in expectance of upcoming winter weather to hit north Georgia this weekend.

They state the following in their briefing issued Thursday, January 13.

The potential for a significant winter storm is increasing for parts of north Georgia later this weekend including:

  • A mix of wintery precipitation likely over a 24-hour period (snow/sleet > freezing rain/rain > back to snow) beginning late Saturday night, through Sunday night.
  • Details on snow/ice remain uncertain but some parts of the area (northeast GA) could see > 0.25” of ice and/or 3+” of snow.
Friday Weather Map

Winter weather map for Friday, January 14.

Winter weather map Saturday

Winter weather map for Saturday, January 15.

winter weather map

Winter weather map for Sunday, January 16.

Changes in temperature can greatly influence the type of wintery mix that northeast Georgia will receive. Remain alert to changing weather patterns in your area.

Temperature chart will show the difference in what should be expected.

snowfall probabilities

The snowfall probably for northeast Georgia.

Winter weather impacts map

The impacts you can expect in your area.


Please be aware as the models can change and please check back on FYN for the latest updates in your area.

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