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    14h
    Fulton

    Fulton

    Winter Weather Advisory thru until 3:00 PM (EST) Wednesday, January 17, 2018


    Cherokee-Forsyth-Hall-Paulding-Cobb-North Fulton-Gwinnett-
    Haralson-Carroll-Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-Heard-
    Coweta-Fayette-Clayton-Spalding-Henry-Troup-Meriwether-Pike-
    Harris-
    Including the cities of Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta,
    Lawrenceville, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point, Decatur,
    Conyers, Newnan, Peachtree City, and Griffin
    226 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

    ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
    TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
    ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
    TO 1 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

    WHAT...Snow expected. Very cold wind chills expected. Plan on
    difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of up to
    two inches are expected. Expect wind chills to range from 5
    above zero to 5 below zero.

    WHERE...Portions of north and west central Georgia.

    WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 5 PM this
    afternoon to 10 AM EST Wednesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory,
    from 9 PM this evening to 1 PM EST Wednesday.

    WINDS...Winds will become strong and gusty Wednesday with
    northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph gusting to 25 to 30 mph. A Wind
    Advisory may be needed for Wednesday.

    ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
    times. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little
    as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
    cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
    roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

    A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
    combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
    occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
    gloves.



    Wind Chill Advisory thru until 6:00 PM (EST) Wednesday, January 17, 2018


    Cherokee-Forsyth-Hall-Paulding-Cobb-North Fulton-Gwinnett-
    Haralson-Carroll-Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-Heard-
    Coweta-Fayette-Clayton-Spalding-Henry-Troup-Meriwether-Pike-
    Harris-
    Including the cities of Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta,
    Lawrenceville, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point, Decatur,
    Conyers, Newnan, Peachtree City, and Griffin
    226 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

    ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
    TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
    ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
    TO 1 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

    WHAT...Snow expected. Very cold wind chills expected. Plan on
    difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of up to
    two inches are expected. Expect wind chills to range from 5
    above zero to 5 below zero.

    WHERE...Portions of north and west central Georgia.

    WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 5 PM this
    afternoon to 10 AM EST Wednesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory,
    from 9 PM this evening to 1 PM EST Wednesday.

    WINDS...Winds will become strong and gusty Wednesday with
    northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph gusting to 25 to 30 mph. A Wind
    Advisory may be needed for Wednesday.

    ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
    times. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little
    as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
    cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
    roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

    A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
    combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
    occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
    gloves.



    Today:   Wed, Jan 17

    24m
    Atlanta, GA   30303
    18
    Feels like 4
    High: 28 | Low: 17
    Chance of rain: 90%
    Wind: NW at 15 mph

    Day: Snow ending this morning - windy this afternoon with sunshine returning. High 28F. Winds NW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of snow 90%. Snowfall around one inch.

    Tonight: A clear sky. Low 17F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph.

    Details
    Sunrise 7:41 AM
    Pressure 30.34 in.
    Dew Point 16
    Visibility 0.75 mi.
       
    Sunset 5:53 PM
    Humidity 92%
    Precipitation 0.0 in.
    UV Index 3

    Hour-By-Hour:   Wed, Jan 17

    24m
    7 AM
    15
    Rain 20%
    8 AM
    16
    Rain 20%
    9 AM
    17
    Rain 0%
    10 AM
    17
    Rain 0%
    7 AM 15 Cloudy Chance of rain 20%
    8 AM 16 Partly Cloudy Chance of rain 20%
    9 AM 17 Sunny Chance of rain 0%
    10 AM 17 Sunny Chance of rain 0%
    11 AM 19 Sunny Chance of rain 0%
    12 PM 21 Sunny Chance of rain 0%
    1 PM 24 Sunny Chance of rain 0%
    2 PM 26 Sunny Chance of rain 0%
    3 PM 27 Sunny Chance of rain 0%
    4 PM 28 Sunny / Wind Chance of rain 0%
    5 PM 27 Sunny Chance of rain 0%
    6 PM 26 Clear Chance of rain 0%
    7 PM 24 Clear Chance of rain 0%
    8 PM 23 Clear Chance of rain 0%
    9 PM 22 Clear Chance of rain 0%
    10 PM 21 Clear Chance of rain 0%
    11 PM 21 Clear Chance of rain 0%
    Thu, Jan 18
    12 AM 20 Clear Chance of rain 0%
    1 AM 20 Clear Chance of rain 0%
    2 AM 19 Clear Chance of rain 0%

    Tomorrow:   Thu, Jan 18

    41m
    H 42
    L 24
    Chance of rain: 0%

    Day: Sunny skies. High 42F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

    Night: Clear. Low 24F. Winds light and variable.

    Details
    Sunrise 7:41 AM
    Sunset 5:54 PM
    Humidity 41%
    UV Index 3

    5-Day Forecast

    41m
    Wednesday
    January 17
    Wed January 17
    H 28
    L 17
    AM Snow / Wind
    90%
    Chance of rain
    Thursday
    January 18
    Thu January 18
    H 42
    L 24
    Sunny
    0%
    Chance of rain
    Friday
    January 19
    Fri January 19
    H 50
    L 27
    Sunny
    0%
    Chance of rain
    Saturday
    January 20
    Sat January 20
    H 57
    L 32
    Mostly Sunny
    0%
    Chance of rain
    Sunday
    January 21
    Sun January 21
    H 61
    L 45
    Sunny
    10%
    Chance of rain