Polk Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 6:30 AM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM EST this evening...

* winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 to 40 mph.
Higher gusts possible in the mountains of north Georgia.

* Locations... north and central Georgia.

* Timing... late tonight through Sunday afternoon.

* Impacts... gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs, and even whole trees weakened by the recent rains, could
be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least
20 mph, or gusts to 35 mph or stronger are expected. Winds this
strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile
vehicles. Use extra caution.




Special Statement
Issued: 5:19 AM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Black ice possible through early morning...

Despite elevated winds helping dry things out, some roadways with
residual moisture will freeze into the morning hours. Temperatures
at or below freezing have already moved into northwest and
western Georgia with some upper 20s likely by 8am. Any water on
roadways will freeze allowing for hazardous travel conditions.
Motorists are urged to slow down and allow extra time to reach
their destinations this morning. There may also be some light snow
flurries or snow showers in this region although no accumulations
are anticipated.


Deese

319 am EST sun Jan 20 2019

... Black ice possible through early morning...

Despite elevated winds helping dry things out, some roadways with
residual moisture will freeze through daybreak and into the
morning hours. Temperatures at or below freezing over Alabama are
headed toward portions of northwest and western Georgia with some
upper 20s likely by 8am. Any water on roadways will freeze
allowing for hazardous travel conditions. Motorists are urged to
slow down and allow extra time to reach their destinations this
morning. There may also be some light snow flurries or snow
showers in this region although no accumulations are anticipated.


Deese

319 am EST sun Jan 20 2019

... Black ice possible through early morning...

Despite elevated winds helping dry things out, some roadways with
residual moisture will freeze through daybreak and into the
morning hours. Temperatures at or below freezing over Alabama are
headed toward portions of northwest and western Georgia with some
upper 20s likely by 8am. Any water on roadways will freeze
allowing for hazardous travel conditions. Motorists are urged to
slow down and allow extra time to reach their destinations this
morning. There may also be some light snow flurries or snow
showers in this region although no accumulations are anticipated.


Deese