ATLANTA (WSAV) – Governor Brian Kemp has extended a winter weather emergency as Georgia continues to experience freezing temperatures.
There was an order first issued on Wednesday and was supposed to end on Monday. Instead, the state of emergency will continue until 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.
“In anticipation of the winter weather expected tonight, and out of an abundance of caution for the safety of Georgia families, I have extended the weather emergency for an additional 24 hours,” Kemp tweeted Monday. “I continue to urge all Georgians to be weather aware and prepared.”
According to the National Weather Service in Atlanta, light snow is expected to move across north Georgia Monday afternoon and into metro Atlanta by evening.
Closer to home, no snow is expected, but the temperature is forecast to be between 20 and 30 degrees continue until Thursday morning.