The National Weather Service has upgraded the severe weather warning for Barrow County to a “Winter Storm Warning.” Accumulations are expected to be from 1-2 inches, with locally higher amounts in some parts of metro Atlanta. The warning is in effect until 7 a.m. Wednesday.
Atlanta radio stations are reporting “hundreds” of motor vehicle accidents in the metro area due to snow and ice that already have accumulated west of here. The weather service recommends limiting travel only to emergencies.
Tonight's regular meetings of the Barrow County Board of Commissioners and the Barrow County Board of Education both have been moved to Thursday, Jan. 30. The rescheduled BOE meeting will be at 6 p.m., and the BOC meeting will be at 7 p.m.
Barrow County government offices will close at 3 p.m. today.