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Freeze Watch


Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Sun 03/19/2023 10:00 PM EDT

End Time

Mon 03/20/2023 11:00 AM EDT




Moderate impact

Locations Affected

Atlanta, GA ∙ Columbus, GA ∙ Athens, GA ∙ Sandy Springs, GA ∙ Roswell, GA ∙ Johns Creek, GA ∙ Alpharetta, GA ∙ Marietta, GA ∙ Smyrna, GA ∙ Flippen, GA

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Peachtree City GA 1000 PM EDT Sat Mar 18 2023 GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>073-078-079- 089-191000- /O.CON.KFFC.FZ.W.0005.230319T0500Z-230319T1500Z/ /O.CON.KFFC.FZ.A.0006.230320T0200Z-230320T1500Z/ Dade-Walker-Catoosa-Whitfield-Murray-Fannin-Gilmer-Union-Towns- Chattooga-Gordon-Pickens-Dawson-Lumpkin-White-Floyd-Bartow- Cherokee-Forsyth-Hall-Banks-Jackson-Madison-Polk-Paulding-Cobb- North Fulton-Gwinnett-Barrow-Clarke-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Wilkes- Haralson-Carroll-Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-Walton- Newton-Morgan-Greene-Taliaferro-Heard-Coweta-Fayette-Clayton- Spalding-Henry-Butts-Jasper-Putnam-Hancock-Warren-Troup- Meriwether-Pike-Upson-Lamar-Monroe-Jones-Baldwin-Harris-Talbot- Muscogee- Including the cities of Calhoun, Dahlonega, Cleveland, Rome, Cartersville, Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Athens, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point, Decatur, Conyers, Covington, Newnan, Peachtree City, Griffin, Milledgeville, and Columbus 1000 PM EDT Sat Mar 18 2023 ...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 11 AM EDT SUNDAY... ...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... * WHAT...For the Freeze Warning, sub-freezing temperatures as low as 25 expected Sunday Morning. For the Freeze Watch, sub- freezing temperatures as low as 25 possible Sunday Night into Monday Morning. * WHERE...Portions north and central Georgia. * WHEN...For the Freeze Warning, from 1 AM to 11 AM EDT Sunday. For the Freeze Watch, from Sunday evening through Monday morning. * IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above- ground pipes to protect them from freezing. &&