Winter Weather Updates
North Fulton grapples with second ice storm
North Fulton cities are still assessing the costs of last week’s snow and ice. With their offices closed for the Monday holiday, numbers are unlikely to be tallied before the end of this week. “We ...
February 19, 2014 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thousands remain without power, but warmth on way
As crews worked to restore power to hundreds of thousands of Georgians, forecasters hoped warmer temperatures combined with a few rays of sunshine would improve ice-coated roads across the state. Y...
February 13, 2014 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dozens of warming shelters open in metro Atlanta
Dozens of shelters have been opened statewide to keep people warm. They include 35 National Guard armories and 11 Georgia state parks with 2,800 cots available. The Georgia Emergency Management Age...
February 12, 2014 02:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storm knocks out power to about 200,000
Local utility companies report that nearly 200,000 customers were without power as ice coated trees and branches are bringing power lines down across the state. Georgia Power reported that nearly 1...
February 12, 2014 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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CDC winter storm checklists
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the following checklists for winter storm preparation: Communication Cell phone, portable charger, and extra batteries; battery-powered radio, ...
February 11, 2014 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama signs emergency declaration for Georgia
In a dire warning Tuesday, forecasters said a potentially "catastrophic" winter storm threatened to bring a thick layer of ice to Georgia and other parts of the South, causing widespread power outa...
February 11, 2014 01:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winter storm warning in effect
Gov. Nathan Deal has expanded the state of emergency today to include 43 additional counties, bringing the total to 88. The National Weather Service in Peachtree City said this morning its winter s...
February 11, 2014 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal declares state of emergency
With memories of thousands of vehicles gridlocked for hours on icy metro Atlanta highways fresh in their minds, officials in north Georgia prepared Monday for another round of winter weather, with ...
February 10, 2014 11:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ice, abandoned vehicles still a hazard in Roswell
Roswell Department of Transportation reports that while main corridors in Roswell are passable today, there are still hundreds of abandoned vehicles and large icy patches on side streets throughout...
January 30, 2014 02:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helicopters search for stranded drivers
Helicopters took to the skies Wednesday to search for stranded drivers while authorities on the ground worked to deliver food, water and gas — or a ride home — to people who were stuck on highways ...
January 29, 2014 02:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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1 day after storm, Atlanta highways still gridlocked
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says "a lot of people" are still stranded in their cars on the highways nearly 24 hours after a winter storm slammed the city, but he is not sure of exactly how many people...
January 29, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snow storm slams metro Atlanta, motorists still stranded
After a rare snowstorm stopped Atlanta-area commuters in their tracks — forcing many to hunker down in their cars overnight or seek other shelter — the National Guard was sending military Humvees o...
January 29, 2014 08:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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