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Snow possible today in Northeast Georgia
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You may have awakened to a dusting of snow this morning. Or not.

And you may see more snow this morning. The National Weather Service isn’t completely sure.

On Friday, the weather service issued a winter weather advisory for snow — up to an inch in Gainesville, more in the North Georgia mountains — from 10 p.m. Friday to 7 p.m. today.

But it put the chance of precipitation at only 50 percent last night, just 60 percent today.

The weather service was certain of one thing, though. It’s going to be cold. Temperatures today under cloudy skies will rise to about 40 degrees with brisk winds.

Snow is possible this morning, changing over to a mix of snow and rain, then just rain by the afternoon. The precipitation should move out overnight, but a hard freeze is expected as temperatures drop to the mid 20s.

The advisory says accumulations of a half-inch to 1 inch of snow are possible north of a line from Rome to Canton to Gainesville to Homer. Accumulations up to 2 inches are possible in the mountains.

The winter weather advisory includes Hall, Forsyth, Lumpkin, Towns, Banks, Union, White and Dawson counties. The advisory means that periods of snow are possible, causing travel difficulties. Motorists should be prepared for snow-covered roads and limited visibility in the advisory area.

By Sunday, the skies should clear and temperatures will warm into the upper 40s. Monday will be even warmer with temperatures in the mid 50s. But the rain comes back Monday night and Tuesday.