The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Special Weather Statement for north Georgia, including the Walton, Gwinnett and surrounding county area. It is warning of low wind chill values and a hard freeze overnight with winds gusting to 25 mph. The combination of cold temperatures and strong winds will drop the wind chill readings to the teens and even single digits through until Wednesday morning. Low temperatures will range from 18 to 28 with a hard freeze expected across the state.
Residents are encouraged to protect any vegetation that is at risk of being damaged by the cold.