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Snow, Sleet, Ice Possible Tuesday

A winter storm watch goes into effect Tuesday morning and extends to Wednesday afternoon.

Looks like Peachtree Corners and the metro area could be in for more severe weather.

According to the National Weather Service, snow and other frozen precipitation is possible in the area, beginning as soon as Tuesday (Jan. 28). Up to 2 inches in accumulation is possible.

The Winter Storm Watch, which goes into effect Tuesday at 10 a.m., also mentions the possibility of sleet and ice. There's a travel warning:

MAKE CONTINGENCY PLANS IF YOU PLAN ON TRAVELING DURING THIS PERIOD. IF YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR TRAVEL...DO SO BEFORE THE EVENT STARTS.

The watch says that there is a "potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations" that may affect travel. "Be sure to buy non-perishable foods," the notice adds.

According to the NWS, Tuesday, snow likely, mainly after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

And Tuesday night snow likely, mainly before 2 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

The latest Winter Storm Watch extends through Wednesday afternoon.

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