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Snow begins falling in metro Atlanta

The white stuff is here.

While the precipitation was initially rain in parts of metro Atlanta, it began as snow in west Cobb County around 2 p.m.

In Dunwoody, streets were quickly jammed as workers began heading home at the first sign of snow.

Outside WSB-TV studios in Midtown, big, fluffy snowflakes were falling about 2:30 p.m.

Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency for disaster preparedness starting at 2 p.m. Forecasters warn that the system could bring accumulations from around 2 inches in metro Atlanta to upwards of 6 inches in the mountain counties. Read more of our weather coverage and updates here.

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