CLOSINGS: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Pickens is included in the Winter Storm Watch in effect on Tuesday, January 29th from 3 AM - 7 PM with the potential of accumulating snow. Up to 2" of snow is expected within the watch area with localized higher totals possible in far North Georgia and higher elevations.
The following have announced closings tomorrow.
→ Burnt Mountain Center
→ Chattahoochee Technical College (all campuses)
→ Georgia State Offices (all counties in watch area)
→ I Love NY Pizza & Bar
→ Jasper City Hall
→ Jasper Eye Associates
→ Mary Ann's Country Cooking
→ Mountain Laurel Academy
→ Pickens County Courthouse
→ Pickens County Government Offices
→ Pickens County Health Department
→ Pickens County Library
→ Pickens County Recreation & Community Center
→ Pickens County Schools (Students and Staff)
→ Pickens County Senior Center
→ The Carriage House
Pickens County School system issued their Inclement Weather Policy on Friday. Make sure information is updated with the system.
Check back for updates.
MORE ON THE WINTER STORM WATCH (1/28/19 - 5 AM)
Snow: Up to 2" of snow is expected within the watch area with localized higher totals possible in the higher elevations of north Georgia.
Black Ice: Black ice will be possible even in areas that receive little to no snow accumulation as temperatures drop below freezing through the day Tuesday but especially Tuesday night into Wednesday.
Wind Chills: Wind chills will drop into the low to mid teens across much of the area with single digits expected in the North Georgia mountains late Tuesday into Wednesday morning. Gusty Winds: Winds will rapidly increase behind the cold front during the day Tuesday and persist into Tuesday night. Expect northwest winds around 15-20 mph with gusts up to 25-30 mph.