Snow began falling across Banks County early Tuesday morning leading to schools and government offices closing. Schools were also closed for Wednesday, March 3, due to the weather.
Roads reported as being covered with snow on Tuesday include Hwy. 164, Hwy. 323, Hwy. 51 South between John Morris Road and Lula, John Morris Road and Old Cornelia Hwy. There have been several reports of vehicles off the road due to the conditions. Public safety officials advise countians not to travel unless absolutely necessary.
The National Weather Service reports that snow will continue to fall across the area through midnight with temperatures in the mid to low 20s through the night causing a concern for freezing roads.