Wind chill advisory in effect in north Georgia

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PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – The National Weather Service issued the following urgent winter weather message at 4:49 a.m. Friday.

A wind chill advisory remains in effect until 9 a.m. today in the following counties, Dawson, Lumpkin, White, Dade, Walker, Catoosa, Whitfield Murray Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns, Chattooga, Gordon, Pickens, Bartow and Cherokee.

* WHAT — Very cold wind chills expected. Expect wind chills to range   from 5 above zero to 5 below zero.

* WHERE — Portions of far north Georgia.

* WHEN — Until 9 AM EST this morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS– The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS — A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

 

 

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