Beware, Gwinnett County and Atlanta. Another winter storm with wintry mix potential is near.
According to the National Weather Service, a Winter Storm Watch is in effect for Monday evening (Feb. 10) through Wednesday morning. It includes Gwinnett and metro Atlanta.
The warning says in part:
*HAZARD TYPES…A MIX OF RAIN…SLEET AND SNOW MONDAY NIGHT…CHANGING BACK TO RAIN TUESDAY AFTERNOON…THEN A MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET TUESDAY NIGHT WITH SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS.
*ACCUMULATIONS…1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW WITH 2 TO 4 ACROSS THE NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS. ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BEGIN LATE TUESDAY NIGHT WITH AMOUNTS OF LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH POSSIBLE.
Of course, it was just a couple of weeks ago that similar weather led to freeway gridlock in metro Atlanta.
The latest warning also states:
SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE ON ROADS MAKING FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS MONDAY NIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY. ICE WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE ON ROADS TUESDAY NIGHT AGAIN MAKING FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.
— What are your plans for the latest winter storm pattern in Gwinnett County? Share them in the comments below.