Winter Weather Updates
Freeze warning covers metro Atlanta
Forecasters have issued freeze warnings for much of northern, central and western Georgia as the coldest weather so far this season blows into the state. The National Weather Service said the warni...
November 13, 2014 01:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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ROUND 2: DeKalb grapples with ice storm
For many DeKalb residents, the phrase “under the weather” has taken on a new meaning in light of two snow storms that hit the area. Winter Storm Pax came through last Tuesday and kept most of the a...
February 18, 2014 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Cross seeking more blood donors following snowstorm
The American Red Cross announced Friday it is asking people to give blood or platelets to make up for the blood drives canceled due to this week’s storm. All blood donation centers opened Friday wi...
February 15, 2014 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb warming shelters to remain open until 10 p.m. tonight
The DeKalb Emergency Management Agency announces that shelters and warming centers will remain open until 10 p.m. tonight. The warming center is at the Tucker Recreation Center, 4898 LaVista Road i...
February 13, 2014 05:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb sanitation collection will resume Friday
DeKalb County Sanitation will resume garbage collection Friday on a modified schedule. All residential customers with Tuesday scheduled garbage collection will be collected Friday beginning at 8 a....
February 13, 2014 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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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DeKalb closes government offices Thursday
After a review of DeKalb County Emergency Operations and the current weather conditions, interim CEO Lee May has directed the closure of county government offices Thursday. This includes county adm...
February 12, 2014 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 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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Brookhaven crews continue to treat roads, city monitors power outages
As Brookhaven crews continue to treat city roadways, city staff keep a close eye on power outages affecting about 400 Brookhaven customers. Brookhaven Public Works crews have been plowing, salting ...
February 12, 2014 01:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 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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Perimeter Mall is closed today
Due to the inclement weather, Perimeter Mall will be closed today.
February 12, 2014 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb to open two additional warming centers today at noon
The DeKalb Emergency Management Agency announces two additional warming centers will open today at noon for those who need a temporary reprieve from the current weather conditions. The two location...
February 12, 2014 11:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven sets up emergency warming shelters
The city of Brookhaven has established three emergency warming shelters for stranded motorists and residents without power. Emergency warming shelters are located at the following facilities: Brook...
February 11, 2014 08:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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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DeKalb administration offices to be closed Wednesday
After a review of DeKalb County Emergency Operations with Deputy Chief Operating Officer Cedric Alexander, DeKalb Emergency management officials and first responders, interim CEO Lee May has signed...
February 11, 2014 03:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven police provide preparedness tips as winter storm approaches
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Brookhaven area that is in effect until 1 p.m. Thursday. A winter storm warning for snow and ice means severe winter weather c...
February 11, 2014 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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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Police advise residents on ‘Get Home Bag’
In light of the recent snow and ice storm, the Dunwoody Police Department encourages motorists to consider assembling a “Get Home Bag,” which is lightweight and can be left in a trunk for use in ca...
February 11, 2014 10:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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 | 43 43 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 | 54 54 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 | 20 20 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 | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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