Winter weather advisory issued for parts of north Georgia this weekend

It was another chilly day Friday with temperatures in the 20s and 30s, but some big changes are coming beginning Saturday.

A winter weather advisory has been issued for  Union, Towns, Lumpkin and White counties from 1 p.m. Saturday until 1 a.m. Sunday. 

Severe Weather Team 2 said the advisory will impact those communities above 2,500 feet. 

Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist B rad Nitz  said rain will move in Saturday for most of metro Atlanta.

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"Overnight, temperatures will drop back into the 30s as a little moisture moves in overhead. The air will be pretty dry, and a bulk of the precipitation overnight will stay well to our north. That said, there will be enough cold air around to allow for some light mixed rain, sleet and snow showers, mainly over the north Georgia mountains through daybreak," Nitz said. 

We'll show you the timing of the rain and the areas that could see the potential wintry mix, on Channel 2 Action News Saturday AM, starting at 6 a.m.

Other areas could see up to half an inch of rain before it moves out.

"Expect a mostly cloudy and mainly dry day through a good chunk of Saturday before a cold rain increases Saturday afternoon and evening," Nitz said. 

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Rain will continue through Sunday morning before drier weather moves in for the afternoon. 

Areas will dry out Monday and Tuesday with temperatures still chilly. 

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