Snow and ice crippled metro Atlanta less than two weeks ago, leaving thousands stranded throughout the region. Many spent eight, twelve or even twenty-four hours or more stuck in their cars on the sides of roads and interstates. Children spent the night in their schools, buses unable to drop them off near home. And their parents spent the night in offices, friends' or even strangers' houses nearest the point they finally gave up on driving home, in some cases.
Given the extraordinary gridlock in the wake of Tuesday, January 28th's snow-and-ice mess in north Georgia, dubbed "Snowmageddon" and "Snowpocalypse", the National Weather Service wasted no time in issuing a Winter Storm Watch for Atlanta in effect from Monday evening into Wednesday morning.
Atlantans and others concerned with their own personal safety and security -- many having witnessed and/or been victimized by thinking it's someone else's responsibility -- are taking steps to ensure they don't get caught out unprepared again. Click here for Three Things You Can Do Today In Five Minutes Or Less That Could Save Your Life Tomorrow.
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