Snow in metro Atlanta: No school in Bartow County on Friday

5:49 pm Feb. 26, 2015

Thanks to the weather, Bartow County schools will be closed again Friday.

It will be the fourth straight day that the winter weather has kept students out of class. When possible, 231-day employees should report to work Friday, the school system said in a Facebook post.

Snow and ice remain in parts of metro Atlanta and north Georgia as a result of the latest winter storm.

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Snow in metro Atlanta: Winter weather advisory, storm warning expire

10:24 am Feb. 26, 2015

The winter weather advisory for areas of north Georgia north of I-20 and the winter storm warning for the mountain counties expired at 10 a.m. Thursday and were replaced by a special weather statement from the National Weather Service warning that “slick roads will be possible through today in areas that had significant snowfall Wednesday and Wednesday night.”
The Weather Service also warned that melting snow and any wet roads will

Snow in metro Atlanta: Temperatures still subfreezing in many areas

9:52 am Feb. 26, 2015

The sun has been up for a couple of hours, but temperatures remained at or just below freezing across most of metro Atlanta at 9 a.m., ranging from 29 degrees in Dunwoody, 30 in Alpharetta and 31 in Marietta, Cartersville and Dallas to 32 in Chamblee and Gainesville and 33 at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

The winter storm that dumped more than a half-foot of snow across parts of north Georgia

No ice on south Fulton roads

9:13 am Feb. 26, 2015

Roads in south Fulton County appear ice-free and passable.

As of 8 a.m., no black ice had been found on any roads or bridges in unincorporated Fulton County, spokeswoman Jessica Corbitt said. Workers also had not

Snow in metro Atlanta: Health clinic openings delayed

8:25 am Feb. 26, 2015

In Gwinnett County, the roads are largely clear, county spokesman Joe Sorenson said. However, the Buford and Norcross public health clinics have delayed their openings until 10 a.m. All others will open on time, as planned.

The winter storm that dumped more than a half-foot of snow across parts of north Georgia Wednesday and overnight has moved out of the state. While metro Atlanta interstates are wet but mostly ice free,

Snow in metro Atlanta: About 5,000 customers without power in the state

8:20 am Feb. 26, 2015

The winter weather’s hit on power lines was far more limited than that caused by an ice storm earlier this month. Relatively few outages were reported to Georgia Power in metro Atlanta as of 7:50 a.m. Thursday. The biggest pockets involved about 200 customers in DeKalb County off North Cliff Valley Way and in Bartow County, where about 440 customers were without electricity. Power was expected to be restored shortly

Snow in metro Atlanta: Roads wet but not icy in DeKalb

7:45 am Feb. 26, 2015

Most roads in DeKalb County are clear of ice Thursday morning as temperatures stayed above freezing overnight. The storm only had a minor impact in DeKalb, with the worst of it hitting areas to the north, said county spokesman Burke Brennan. “It was slick and there was sleet, but there wasn’t a sheet of ice that we were expecting,” Brennan said. DeKalb schools remain closed Thursday, and county government offices are opening at 10

Snow in metro Atlanta: Roads driveable around metro Atlanta

7:25 am Feb. 26, 2015

Metro Atlantans are waking up Thursday to find that the icy conditions they were warned about on area roads never materialized.

Overnight, temperatures did not dip low enough to cause much trouble for state road crews in metro Atlanta, said Karlene Barron, a spokeswoman for Georgia Department of Transportation.

“We can’t complain,” Barron said. “We don’t have much of anything in the metro area.”

Interstate response teams that were stationed at locations around