Big Canoe weather advisory for Thursday, Jan. 6

The National Weather Service this afternoon put out a winter weather advisory for Thursday for north Georgia forecasting that “a wintry mix of snow and sleet is possible. Friday morning temperatures drop into the teens and low 20s with strong northwest winds. Wind chill values are anticipated to drop into the single digits in the north Georgia mountains and into the teens across most of north Georgia,” according to the National Weather Service

As a result of the forecast, please consider rearranging your schedule for Thursday afternoon in case travel conditions become too severe. As always, err on the side of caution and avoid travel.

The POA is scheduled to brine the main roads in Big Canoe on Thursday morning, weather permitting. Learn more about brining in Big Canoe from this Inside the Gates story.

Find out about the latest weather developments on the National Weather Service website.

In case of emergency, call 911.

To report any downed trees or other public safety issues, contact our Public Safety department at (706) 268-3376.

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