Winter Storm Warning - The latest headlines

A Winter Storm Warning went into effect Friday evening as the first winter weather threat moved into Georgia. Here are the latest headlines:

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12:48 a.m. - Atlanta Fire Rescue: "3 yr old rescued from home on Saint Charles Ave. Trapped by fallen tree that fell into bedroom. No injuries to child."

12:19 a.m. - Georgia Power reports nearly 12,000 customers are without service at this hour. Most are inside the Perimeter, an outage in Duluth, one in McDonough, and one near Social Circle.


11:46 p.m. DeKalb County EMA reports power lines are down near Womack Rd and Shadow Glen Dr in the city of Dunwoody.

10:54 p.m. - Douglas County reports bridges, overpasses and steep roadways in the county are icing. They are treating.

10:28 p.m. - GDOT said ice has become a bigger issue as far south as Newnan along the I-85 corridor. 

10:24 p.m. - Atlanta police warn of bridges and overpass freezing.

10:21 p.m. - DeKalb County announces the DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency will have several warming centers available for citizens to use during the expected cold temperatures this weekend.

9:38 p.m. - Georgia Power said they are on standby for any possible outages. Nothing significant reported yet.

7:54 p.m. - Alert from Calhoun County EMA: "Roads are extremely hazardous at this time. Please do not travel unless an emergency. Check social media for road closures."

7:47 p.m. - Fulton County Public Works Department said they have treated the following roads:
• Flat Shoals Road over I-85
• Bethsaida Road over Bear Creek
• Welcome All Road over South Fulton Pkwy
• Cascade Road over South Utoy Creek West Road
• Fairburn Road over South Utoy Creek
• Flat Shoals Road
• Old National Road

7:35 p.m. - A Red Cross Shelter was opened in Douglas County at Douglasville First United Methodist Church, 6167 Prestley Mill Road, Douglasville 30134

7:34 p.m. - Milton Public Works said they have pretreated several key routes around the city.


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