Dawson, White, Lumpkin schools closed today


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PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. –- The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a winter weather advisory that will go into effect from 1 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday.

* WHAT — Light freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of around one-tenth of an inch or less are expected.

* WHEN AND WHERE – The first advisory will go into effect for far northwest Georgia at 1 AM until 11 AM. The second advisory will go into effect for north-central Georgia at 5 AM until 12 AM. The third advisory will go into effect at 6 AM until 1 PM for northeast Georgia.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The ice will result in difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Monday. Total ice accumulations of one-tenth of an inch or less are expected.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS — Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads. Slow down and use caution while driving.


Dawson County School Superintendent Dameon Gibbs has announced that Dawson County schools are closed today.

White County School Superintendent Dr. Jeff Wilson announced today that schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 8, for students and staff due to the Winter Weather Advisory and threat of freezing rain. School will be closed for students and staff.

Lumpkin County schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 8, due to the threat of icy conditions. However, 12-month employees should report if it is safe to do so.

Watch for FYN updates throughout the day.



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