The National Weather Service in Peachtree City on Monday morning issued a Winter Storm Watch for an area of metro Atlanta that includes Barrow County. It is in effect from Tuesday morning through Wednesday afternoon.
The forecast is for snow to begin falling in Barrow County as early as mid morning Tuesday and to continue falling into the night. Accumulations could be from one-half inch to two inches.
The bulletin states: "Now is the time to prepare for this winter storm. Be sure to buy non perishable foods. Make contingency plans if ou plan on traveling during this period. If you can change your travel… do so before the event starts. Now is the time to plan.. Do not wait for the wanring!"