Snow in metro Atlanta: AA semifinals postponed to Monday; rest still on for Saturday

The four Class AA state-basketball semifinals will be played Monday instead of Friday because of weather concerns, the Georgia High School Association announced Wednesday.

The other five classifications will play their semifinals Saturday as scheduled. Read more about the semifinals here.

Metro Atlanta and the rest of north Georgia are bracing for an approaching storm that forecasters warned could begin moving into the state during the early afternoon hours and dump as much as 4 inches of snow to the northern suburbs and 8 inches to the mountain counties on Wednesday.

In response to the winter storm warning in 50 counties, Gov. Nathan Deal ordered state government offices in the affected areas to close at noon Wednesday and declared a state of emergency for disaster preparedness starting at 2 p.m.

Follow weather coverage and updates here.

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