As of Friday, January 25, 2013
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Gwinnett Daily Post
ATLANTA — As the freezing rain advisory ended in Gwinnett County, no major problems were reported in the area.
Earlier Friday, the Georgia Department of Transportation warned drivers of ice patches on Interstate 985 heading toward Gainesville.
Northeast Georgia appeared to be under the greatest threat of ice-coated roads. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for 10 counties in northeast Georgia, where up to a quarter of an inch of ice was possible.
Several school systems closed Friday. They included Forsyth and Hall County schools in the northeast part of the Atlanta metro area. Several others in north Georgia were closed.
In Cherokee County, just north of Atlanta, the emergency manager reported a thin glaze of ice mostly on above-ground surfaces. In Forsyth County, Georgia transportation officials reported icy conditions on a state highway bridge.