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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Storm Warning for Habersham County, Georgia
  • Winter Storm Warning issued February 13 at 4:13AM EST until February 13 at 6:00PM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 4:13 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 6 p.m.
  • ...MAJOR WINTER STORM CONTINUES TO IMPACT THE REGION THROUGH
    TODAY...
    .AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS NORTHEAST ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC
    COAST...A TRAILING STRONG UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL CROSS THE REGION
    TODAY. THE COMBINATION OF ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATING WINTRY
    PRECIPITATION AND SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE REGION WILL
    KEEP ROAD CONDITIONS TREACHEROUS. THE PRECIPITATION WILL END FROM
    THE WEST THIS MORNING AS A FINAL BAND OF SNOW...WITH SNOW POSSIBLY
    LASTING INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS ALONG AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 77.
    ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
    EVENING...
    * LOCATIONS...NORTHEAST GEORGIA AND UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA.
    * HAZARDS...PERIODS OF SNOW.
    * TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH DAYBREAK...THEN
    TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH MIDDAY.
    * ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2
    INCHES...EXCEPT GENERALLY LESS THAN ONE INCH IN THE UPPER
    SAVANNAH VALLEY.
    * IMPACTS...THE ADDITIONAL SNOW ON TOP OF WHAT IS ALREADY ON THE
    ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL TREACHEROUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE. THE
    STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS MAY CAUSE SOME POWER OUTAGES.
    * TEMPERATURES...MAINLY IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S...WARMING INTO THE
    MID 30S IN THE AFTERNOON.
    * WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.