Gwinnett County has been placed under a Winter Storm Watch beginning Friday evening through Saturday afternoon. The current forecast indicates the area could receive 1-6” of snow during this time period. The City of Norcross wants to notify its citizens and the general public to begin necessary preparations. Norcross Public Works & Norcross Power have made plans to be on site all Friday thru Saturday to aid in any storm related issues.
·The Winter Storm Watch is in effect 7pm Friday through 1pm Saturday.
·This watch may be upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning, or Winter Storm Advisory
Primary Threats and Impacts:
· The current forecast models are predicting a heavy snowfall for our area that include accumulations of 1 - 6 inches of snow or greater.
· Temperatures will be in the mid-20s
· Roads will become hazardous, and could lead to a total freeze over of roads and bridges and overpasses.
·The current forecast shows the storm impacting the Atlanta area around 7PM on Friday, and snow continuing to fall through early Saturday afternoon.