The National Weather Service says an inch of snow could fall in elevations above 1,500 feet, generally northeast of a line from Dalton to Jasper to Clermont. Forecasters expect the snow between 1 p.m. Thursday to 7 a.m. Friday.
Farther south, heavy rain is expected across most of the state Thursday afternoon through early Friday morning. The weather service says 1 to 1.5 inches of rain is expected in most Georgia cities, with isolated higher amounts.
Forecasters say a mixture of precipitation is possible in several northeast Georgia counties.