City of Clarkston Residents: Expect precipitation to gradually diminish from the northwest. However, a few key messages highlight critical information for the day:
Wind Chill Advisory: Starting at 5 PM this afternoon until 10 AM Wednesday, a Wind Chill Advisory is in effect for north Georgia and portions of central Georgia, signaling potentially dangerous wind chills.
Slick Spots Warning: Cold temperatures, especially in areas hit by recent rainfall, may create slick spots on untreated roads and elevated surfaces like bridges.
Dangerously Cold Temperatures: Brace for a surge of frigid air tonight, bringing freezing rain and the risk of ice formation. Take precautions against frostbite or hypothermia.
- Freezing rain could contribute to icy conditions.
- Recent rainfall may freeze, leading to hazardous surfaces.
- Patchy ice might develop on untreated roads and elevated surfaces.
- Cold temperatures pose risks to health, especially for vulnerable populations.
Protective Measures Amplified: Ensure preparedness, especially in areas less accustomed to prolonged freezing conditions. Remember the "5 P's of Cold Weather Preparedness":
- Protect People
- Protect Pets
- Protect Plants
- Protect Pipes
- Practice Fire Safety
Stay safe and warm!