School and Business Closings/Delays

According to : WXIA Atlanta-11 alive 

ATLANTA — Many accidents have been reported across areas primarily to the north of Interstate 20 as roadways ice over this evening.

Police agencies in all major jurisdictions are reporting dozens of accidents, but no major injuries at this point. Portions of many highways have been closed due to icing or accidents, including I-285 ramps at Spaghetti Junction in DeKalb County and at the Cobb Cloverleaf on the northwest side of Atlanta.

Motorists are advised to stay off the roads if at all possible.

The Winter Weather Advisory issued Wednesday afternoon for the northern counties has been extended southward into Metro Atlanta, and is in effect through 7 a.m. Thursday.

In addition to the previously named counties of Dade, Walker, Catoosa, Whitfield, Murray, Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns, Chattooga, Gordon, Pickens, Dawson, Lumpkin, White, Floyd, Bartow, Cherokee and Polk — the weather advisory includes Forsyth, Hall, Banks, Jackson, Paulding, Cobb, Fulton, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Barrow, Haralson, Carroll, and Douglas counties.

Abundant moisture in the atmosphere is expected to overrun colder temperatures near the surface, and bring the threat of freezing rain or sleet to parts of the area late Wednesday afternoon and overnight.

The biggest threat is north of a line running from Carrollton to Atlanta to Gainesville.

Patchy areas of ice are possible, especially on overpasses and other elevated surfaces. Ice has been reported on overpasses in many areas around Metro Atlanta, most notably along Interstate 75 in Fulton, Cobb and Cherokee counties.

A gradual warmup is expected from the southwest later Wednesday night, which should bring an end to the wintry threat as the precipitation changes over to all rain.

Across much of the rest of North Georgia and Metro Atlanta, areas of light rain or freezing precipitation are possible through the remainder of Wednesday afternoon and evening, as temperatures hover around the freezing mark. Later Wednesday night, temperatures are expected to move above freezing, turning everything that falls to rain.

Rainfall amounts of one quarter to one half inch can be expected on Thursday through Thursday night.

AirTran Airways and Delta Air Lines both issued statements Wednesday afternoon saying that fees would be suspended for flight changes in the Southeast as a result of the wintry weather on Wednesday and Thursday.

According to the FAA, flights into and out of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport were being delayed an average of about an hour (as of 6 p.m.) due to the weather conditions across the eastern half of the nation. Travelers are advised to check with their carrier before heading to the airport.

Travel information is available on 11Alive.com’s Travel page.

As of 10 p.m., AirTran officials said they had cancelled 31 flights into and out of Hartsfield-Jackson as a result of Wednesday afternoon’s weather. According to AirTran’s Christopher White, the carrier expects to get back to normal operations by Thursday morning.

Stay with 11Alive & 11Alive.com for updates throughout the afternoon and evening hours for updates.

Information is from: http://www.11alive.com/weather/severe_weather/cancellations_and_closings/default.aspx


Bartow County Schools: Closed Tomorrow
Bristol Oaks Academy – Alpharetta: Delayed to 10:30 am
Calhoun City Schools: Delayed 2 Hours
Carroll County Schools: Delayed 3 Hours
Cherokee County Schools: Closed Tomorrow
Cobb County Schools: Delayed 2 Hours
Decatur City Schools: Delayed 2 Hours
Fannin County Schools: Closed Tomorrow
Floyd County Schools: Closed Tomorrow
Forsyth County Schools: Delayed 2 Hours
Fulton County School System: Closed Tomorrow
Gilmer County Schools: Closed Tomorrow
Gordon County Schools: Closed, Staff rept 10am
Lumpkin County Schools: Closed Tomorrow
Murray County Schools: Delayed 2 Hours
Paulding County Schools: Delayed 2 Hours
Polk Co Sch: Closed Tomorrow
Rabun County Schools: Closed Tomorrow
Rome City Schools: Delayed 2 Hours
Union Co Schools: Closed Tomorrow
Walton County Schools: Delayed 2 Hours
Akers Acad/Alpharetta: Delayed 2 Hours
Alfred & Adele Davis Acad.: Delayed till 10am; Carpool Starts at 9:30AM
American Heritage Acad.: Closed Tomorrow
BlackStone Academy: Closed Tomorrow; All Activities Cancelled
Bridgeway Christian Acad: Delayed 2 Hours
Brookside Academy: Delayed 2 Hours
Carrington Acad-Midway: Delayed till 9am; GA PreK Delayed 2 Hours
Cherokee Christian Sch: Delayed till 10am
Covenant Christ Ministries Acad.: Delayed 2 Hours
Covenant Christ/Loganville: Delayed 2 Hours
Discovery Montessori Academy: Closed Tomorrow
Discovery Point-Laurel Springs: Delayed 2 Hours; Will open at 8:30.
Galloway School: Delayed 2 Hours
Good Shepherd Catholic Preschool: Closed Tomorrow
Harvest Baptist School: Delayed 2 Hours
High Point Christian Acad.: Delayed 2 Hours
Horizon Christian Acad.: Delayed till 10am; Staff report at 9:30 am
Kings Ridge Christian School: Delayed to 9 am
Living Science Homes Studies: Delayed till 1030
Loganville Christian Acad: Delayed 2 Hours
Midway Covenant Chr Sch: Delayed till 1030; Staff report at 10:00
Mill Springs Academy: Delayed 2 Hours
Mount Pisgah Christian Sch: Delayed till 10am
Mt Pisgah Early Sch/full Day: Delayed till 10am
Northside Christian Academy – Woodstock: Delayed 2 Hours
Oak Mountian Academy: Delayed until 10:30 am
Powder Springs UM Preschool: Closed Tomorrow
Preston Ridge Montessori Sch: Delayed 2 Hours
Primrose Sch at Mountain Brook: Delayed till 9am
Primrose Sch of Kennesaw North: Delayed till 930am
Primrose Sch of Sixes Road: Delayed till 10am
Primrose School at Bentwater: Delayed till 9am
Primrose School of Harmony on the Lakes: Delayed till 10am
Primrose School of Woodstock: Delayed till 9am
St. Mary’s Cathiolic School: Closed Tomorrow
Sunbrook/ Governors Town Club: Delayed till 10am
Swift School: Delayed 2 Hours
Temple Early Learning Center: Delayed till 10am
The Wood Acres School: Delayed till 10am
Towne Lake Academy N. Campus – Woodstock: Delayed till 10am
Towne Lake Academy S. Campus – Woodstock: Delayed till 10am
Trinity Chapel Acad: Delayed 2 Hours
Village Montessori School: Delayed till 10am
Wildwood Christian Academy: Closed Tomorrow
Akers Academy: Delayed till 830am; Cumming location delayed opening on Thursday 12/16
Brighter Tomorrows CDC: Delayed till 10am
Brookside Acad/Jones Bridge: Delayed 2 Hours
Childrens Friend – Roswell: Opening at 7:30 am
Discovery Point #48-River Green: Delayed till 10am; GA PRE K is closed for the day.
Discovery Point Roswell: Delayed 2 Hours; Will open at 8:30 A.M. on Thursday 12/16/10
Discovery Point Sander Rd #22: Opening at 8:30am; PreK Classes delayed 2 hours
Discovery Point-Midway: Delayed 2 Hours
Mountainside Academy: Closed Tomorrow
Open Arms CCDC/Kennesaw: Delayed until 9am
Sunshine House-Bartow: Delayed till 930am
Sunshine House/Cherokee: Delayed till 930am
Sunshine House/Cobb: Delayed till 930am
Sunshine House/Douglas Cty: Delayed till 930am
Sunshine House/Fulton: Delayed till 930am
Sunshine House/Paulding: Delayed till 930am
The Kid Connection: Delayed till 830am
Tomorrow’s Child LDC: Closed Tomorrow
Walton Creative Learning: Delayed 2 Hours
Young Life Academy: Delayed to 10:30 am
Chattahoochee Tech- All Campuses: Delayed 2 Hours
Ga NW Tech Col/All: Delayed till 10am
Georgia State: Delayed till 1030
North Georgia College and State University: Delayed till 10am
Cigna Healthcare of Ga.: Piedmont Rd Location Opens 9:30
Fitzgerald Wholesale Distributors – Kennesaw: Delayed till 10am
MarketSource – Alpharetta: Delayed till 10am
MCL Industries – Buchanan: Delayed till 10am
Northstar Locksmiths – Cartersville: Opening at 12 noon
Hope Church/Dallas: Closed Tomorrow; Hope Preschool Closed
Temple Kehillat Chaim: Closed Tomorrow
cobb co pd: only responding to injury accidents
EB I-20 at MLK Drive: all lanes blocked
GA 20 at I-575: Ice on roads
Goldmine Rd (Paulding County): Black Ice reported
Cherokee Co. Government Offices: Delayed Till Noon
Lumpkin Cty Government: Delayed 2 Hours
Paulding County Board of Comm.: Delayed 2 Hours
Walton County Board of Commissioner: Delayed till 10am
I-20 WB at Capitol Ave: All lanes blocked
I-285 EB to I-85 N and S Ramps: Closed
I-285 WB Ramp to Buford Hwy: Closed
I-285 WB to I-85 N and S (DeKalb): Closed
I-575 NB at Milepost 14 (Canton Rd.): Ice on roads
I-575 SB at Milepost 11 (Sixes Rd.): Ice on roads
I-575 SB at Milepost 20 (Georgia 5): All traffic being diverted off roadway
I-75 SB Ramp to I-285 EB (Cobb Co): All lanes blocked
I-75/85 NB Ramp to Fulton St.: All lanes blocked
I-85 NB ramp to I-285 EB (DeKalb Co.): Multi-vehicle accident – all lanes blocked
I-85 NB ramps to I-285 (Dekalb): Closed
I-85 SB Ramp to Buford-Spring Connector: Closed
I-85 SB ramps to I-285: Have Reopened
Mulberry Rock Rd. (Paulding Co.): Black Ice reported
Nickajack Rd. & Macland Rd (Cobb Co.): Lots of ice; numerous wrecks reported
Peachtree Ind Blvd at Clairmont Rd: All lanes blocked
Peachtree Ind Blvd SB at Winters Chapel Rd: All lanes blocked
Spaghetti Jct (I-85/285): Ice on ramps
Traffic Maps & Cameras: 11Alive.com/Traffic
Young & Tanner Dentistry – Marietta: Delayed to 11 am

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