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 | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tornadoes touch down in Vinings, Sandy Springs
The National Weather Service has reported there were five tornadoes in metro Atlanta Tuesday morning, including one each in the Sandy Springs and Vinings areas. According to a public information st...
October 16, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snowstorm aid approved for Fulton but not Cobb, DeKalb
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency Thursday announced federal disaster aid has been made available to Georgia to supplement state, tribal and local recov...
March 07, 2014 09:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 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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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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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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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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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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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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Update: Fulton County winter weather advice
The Atlanta-Fulton Emergency Management Agency advises all residents to get prepared and stay informed to stay safe during this severe weather event. While Fulton County facilities are closed Tuesd...
February 11, 2014 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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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UPDATED: As normal life returns, only 14 without power
(UPDATED MONDAY AT 9:17 A.M. WITH UPDATED POWER OUTAGE NUMBERS) Most people in metro Atlanta returned to work Friday, as much of the rain, sleet, snow and ice that covered metro Atlanta Tuesday nig...
February 10, 2014 09:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs announces vehicle recovery plan
As road conditions improve following Tuesday’s snowstorm in metro Atlanta, residents are asked to recover the vehicles they abandoned during the inclement weather. In a news release Thursday, the c...
January 30, 2014 10:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 52 52 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 | 18 18 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 | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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