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Some snow falls in north Georgia as wind, rain bring down trees overnight in metro

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ATLANTA — The 11Alive StormTrackers were tracking the potential for a wintry mix in parts of north Georgia Sunday morning. It came following a windy and rainy Saturday night. 

There were multiple reports of downed trees and some power lines. Winds at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport saw gusts as high as 48 mph. 

Here's what to know about Sunday's chance of a wintry mix:

  • Rain may mix with and/or change to wet snow in parts of north Georgia Sunday morning
  • Around the metro, it should be mostly rain. Any snow that falls will melt.
  • Light accumulations are possible in the north Georgia mountains. At elevations above 2,000 feet, light snow accumulations could be a coating up to 1 inch.


11 a.m. | Beautiful snow falling at elevations above 3000ft along the Richard Russell Scenic Highway:

10:30 a.m. | Chris Holcomb is out and about in the 11Alive Thunder Truck where he finally spotted snow. 

9:30 a.m. | In Big Canoe, an 11Alive StormTracker shared this photo from 3,000-foot elevation with the temperature around 32. 

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Snow falling in Big Canoe, Ga. on Sunday, Feb. 12.

9 a.m. | 11Alive is bringing you team coverage from metro Atlanta to the north Georgia mountains. You can watch it here:

8:35 a.m. | We are seeing snow start to fall at Brasstown Bald. This is nearly 5,000 feet above sea level. 

8:15 a.m. | A tree fell across the parking lot at North Lake Manor Condominiums on Woodbriar Circle in Tucker causing damage to parked cars.

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A tree fell early Sunday morning on several cars at the North Lake Manor Condominiums on Woodbriar Circle in Tucker.

7:50 a.m. | Our live stream is watching for snow flakes in Blue Ridge and Centennial Olympic Park. 

7:15 a.m. | Milton Police are reporting that Hopewell Road is closed from Saddlesprings Road to Redd Road due to power lines down. 

7 a.m. | Georgia Power is showing more than 1,000 customers in metro Atlanta without power.

5 a.m. | A car collided with a downed tree in Buckhead on Northside Drive close to West Paces Ferry early Sunday morning. It is unknown if there were any serious injuries. 

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A car hit a downed tree Sunday morning on Northside Drive.



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Snow falling in Big Canoe, Ga. on Sunday, Feb. 12.

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