The northern counties of Middle Georgia are included in the National Weather Service's winter weather advisory that is calling for up to two inches of snow tonight and into tomorrow.
While the greatest accumulation of snow is expected in the north Georgia mountains, several midstate counties could see a heavy dusting of snow according to the latest forecast issued at about 3:30 a.m.
Monroe, Jasper, Putnam, Butts, Lamar and Upson counties are included in the advisory which calls for snow to begin falling by mid-afternoon today and continuing into the evening. The National Weather Service is calling for an inch to an inch and a half in the extreme northern sections of the state with isolated higher amounts possible there. From Atlanta to Athens the accumulation is expected to be between a half-in to an inch and less than a half-in in Central Georgia.