Winter Storm Warning: Marietta, Cobb County Timeline

National Weather Service says 1 to 2 inches of snow possible.

Updated, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 9 a.m.:

Early Tuesday morning the National Weather Service upgraded Monday's winter storm watch to a warning, in effect from 9 a.m. this morning to 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Accumulations from 1 to 2 inches of snow are now expected for all of the metro area. The snow may begin as early as mid-morning and last close to midnight. The NWS warns that snow-covered roads will make travel treacherous through Wednesday morning.

Original post, Monday, Jan. 27

winter storm watch is in effect for metro Atlanta from Tuesday, Jan. 28, starting at 10 a.m. until Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1 p.m. 

According to the National Weather Service, less than a half inch of accumulation is possible Tuesday afternoon and evening. Here's the NWS timeline for what Northeast Cobb can expect:

  • Tuesday: Slight chance of snow and sleet before 1 p.m. then snow likely with a high near 28. Wind gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tuesday night: Snow mainly before 1 a.m. with a low around 18. Wind gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Wednesday: Mostly sunny with a high near 36. Wind gusts as high as 20 mph.
The NWS warns that the weather may have a significant impact on roads, stating "snow and ice covered roads will make travel difficult or impossible Tuesday night into Wednesday."


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