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NWS Warns Black Ice Possible Monday Night And Tuesday Morning

12/10/18 (Cleveland)- The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for Northeast Georgia warning of  Icy Spots and Black Ice late tonight and early Tuesday morning.  Forecasters say temperatures tonight will drop into the upper 20s to lower 30s across north and portions of central Georgia.   The colder temperatures combined with moisture left on surfaces from recent …

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Winter Storm Warning Extended Power Restoration Efforts Continue

12-9-18   (Cleveland)- The Winter Storm Warning has been extended for White County and most of Northeast Georgia.  The National Weather Service  Sunday afternoon said the Winter Storm Warning issued at 1:55 PM will run through Monday at noon.  Forecasters say light snow with additional accumulation of 1 inch or less, except above 3000 ft where 1 to 2 inches …

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Winter Storm Results In Numerous Power Outages In Northeast Georgia

12-9-18 (Clarkesville)- Several thousand power customers across northeast Georgia are dealing with power outages as a result of the winter storm.  Georgia Power reported earlier today 14, 200 customers were experiencing outages.   Nicole Dover, spokeswoman for Habersham Electric Membership Corp. advised as of 10 a.m.  6,543 HEMC meters were experiencing outages. The majority of outages are in Habersham  County …

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Winter Storm Conditions Continue For Northeast Georgia

12-9-18 (Cleveland)- Northeast Georgia continues to deal with  winter storm conditions.  Here are  latest advisories from the National Weather Service:  …FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA… … WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST MONDAY FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA… … WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST MONDAY FOR …

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Weather Update- Winter Storm Warning Issued

12-8-18 (Cleveland)- The National Weather Service has revised our weather outlook by issuing a Winter Storm Warning that is in effect from 10 PM Saturday evening until 1 AM Monday.  With this change, forecasters say heavy mixed precipitation is expected. Total snow accumulations of up to 3 inches and ice accumulations around three-tenths of an inch. Some sleet may also …

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HEMC Issues Storm Watch Information

12-7-18 (Clarkesville)- Officials with Habersham Electric Membership Corporation are closely monitoring the weather forecasts and have personnel ready should outages occur. Nicole Dover HEMC spokesperson said we encourage members to also monitor local weather and prepare as needed. Storm preparations should include provisions for being without power for at least 24 hours, as weather conditions and/or damage could delay evaluation …

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Flash Flood Watch Issued

12-7-18 (Cleveland)- Most people are talking about the Winter Storm Watch that has been issued by the National Weather Service, now  NWS has also issued a Flash Flood Watch that is in effect Saturday morning through Sunday evening for North and Central Georgia.  Forecasters say a strong storm system will spread rain across north and central  Georgia Friday night  and …

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Winter Storm Watch Saturday Night – Sunday Night

12-7-18 …WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT… (Cleveland)- The  National Weather Service says  Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow accumulations   of 1 to 2 inches, with up to 5 inches possible on the highest  ridges. Ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch possible. Affected areas include  Union, Towns, Lumpkin and White …

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White County Employees Recognized For Years Of Service

12-7-18 (Cleveland)- On Wednesday White County Government employees gathered at Babyland  Ballroom for their Christmas luncheon. During the luncheon, the White County Board of Commissioners took time to recognize certain employees for years of service.  White County Probate Judge Garrison Baker was recognized for 35 years of service, Mark Taylor, Craig Bryant, Rick Kelley, Corey Hyde, Ana Newberry, Linda Chambers, …

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Four Public Safety Workers Recognized for Acts Of Heroism

12-7-18 (Cleveland)- Four White County Public Safety employees were recognized by Governor Nathan  Deal yesterday for Act of Heroism. Twelve outstanding public safety professionals were recognized for acts of heroism and two were commended for contributions to their profession in a ceremony held in Forsyth. White County Fire Fighters Norman Alexander and John Lumsden and Sheriff Deputies Mark Taylor and …

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