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Another winter storm heads to north Georgia

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 1:24 PM
Last updated 6:25 PM
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ATLANTA -- A winter storm watch has been posted for most of metro Atlanta, calling for as much as 2 inches of snow Monday night into Tuesday.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the winter storm watch, which was issued just before 5 a.m. Sunday, goes into effect at 7 p.m. Monday and continues through 1 p.m. Tuesday for areas of the state along and north of a line from Carrollton to Atlanta to Homer.

“The problem we got into a week and a half ago was that the snow came in around mid-day,” Channel 2 meteorologist Brad Nitz said. “But it looks like on Monday, we’re going to get through the day with no problems. As we move into Monday evening, a different story.”

Things could get even worse as Tuesday night moves into Wednesday, with the possibility of freezing rain or ice — though it’s far too early to be sure.

“You want to prepare for that possibility,” Nitz said. “It’s not a guarantee yet, but it’s certainly a very real possibility.”

The Weather Service is forecasting snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches, with 2 to 3 inches across the mountains and up to 4 inches in the northeast corner of the state.

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YeCats
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YeCats 02/09/14 - 01:57 pm
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Ain't no ice

or snow got any chance of sneaking into Atlanta.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 02/09/14 - 04:14 pm
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Oh great

Just what we need...another ice storm on the over used highways of ATLanta.

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 02/09/14 - 05:11 pm
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Hope it
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melts in a hurry. The wife and I are heading for Aiken for next weekend.

Gage Creed
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Gage Creed 02/09/14 - 05:23 pm
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I'm buying stock in Sunbeam,

I'm buying stock in Sunbeam, Pet and Anheuser-Busch!

Bizkit
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Bizkit 02/10/14 - 08:45 am
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Just tell Marion Barry and

Just tell Marion Barry and Barack Obama that all the snow is cocaine and it will all be gone within minutes. At least in theory.

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