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Atlanta Super Bowl volunteer HQ a ghost town Tuesday due to winter weather threat

Super Bowl volunteers stationed around town will not be out on Tuesday, as metro Atlanta faces snow and frigid temperatures.

ATLANTA — The threat of snow and icy cold temperatures forced Super Bowl volunteers off Atlanta’s streets Tuesday - turning some Downtown activities into volunteer deserts.

Super Bowl’s volunteer headquarters closed Tuesday after Gov. Brian Kemp and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced city and state offices in 35 counties would close because of pending winter weather. 

RELATED: Live Blog: Winter Weather Advisory issued for Tuesday

Super Bowl volunteer coordinator Deborah Wilson said she was optimistic the closure would only be in effect for Tuesday.

“We know it’ll be great on Friday, Saturday and Sunday,” said Wilson.  “I’m not worried, it’s going to be great and I’m ready!”

Snow was expected in the region beginning Monday night through Tuesday evening, and a Winter Storm Watch was upgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory for much of metro Atlanta. However, much of that snow never materialized and the warnings were allowed to expire early. 

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While the wintry weather turned out to be a bust, frigid temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills are still expected to be dangerous. The arctic blast is expected to move across the region by Wednesday morning. Patchy black ice is also expected to make travel difficult Tuesday night and early Wednesday. Motorists are advised to take extra care while traveling all day on Tuesday and Wednesday.

CLOSINGS AND DELAYS: Click here for the updated list

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