Snowy scenes around metro Atlanta Latest weather forecast from WSB-TV for Wednesday, Jan. 17 I-85 in downtown Atlanta Marietta Street in downtown Atlanta Norcross Marietta Newnan (via @mattmarkham2 WSB-TV/ #StormWatchOn2) Oconee County (via @bandpboutique WSB-TV/ #StormWatchOn2)

Atlanta snow 2018: Twitter erupts in memes, jokes and snowy scenes

Atlanta woke up to a wintry mix of soft, white snow and brutal windchills Wednesday morning, resulting in mass school cancellations and traffic gridlocks throughout the region.

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“Stay off the roads,” Natalie Dale, spokeswoman for Georgia Department of Transportation, told News 95.5 & AM 750 WSB. “We have our crews out, but there are some complexities to what we are dealing with." Asked when to expect an all-clear today, she said, “I don’t expect to get an all-clear today.”

Multiple accidents were reported since 6 a.m., including 50 in Gwinnett and 15 in Marietta, police said.

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Gov. Nathan Deal issued a state of emergency in 83 counties amid the harsh winter conditions.

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On Twitter, users shared photos and videos of their snowy landscapes — and plenty of snow memes and jokes.

For the latest on Atlanta weather, visit AJC.com/weather.

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