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Dawson schools delayed two hours Tuesday
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According to the Dawson County Board of Education, Dawson County schools will be delayed by two hours on Tuesday morning.

Due to the winter storm Friday and Saturday and temperatures not reaching above freezing on Sunday, many back roads are still icy.

Emergency Services Chief Lanier Swafford said Monday afternoon that road conditions are improving greatly, and that state roads are back to normal conditions. Secondary county roads still have icy areas in shady spots.

Dawson County received between 2 and 5 inches of snow and ice on Friday and Saturday.

Snow counts at fire station No. 1 in Dawsonville were at 2.5 inches on Saturday morning, while reports from the Burnt Mountain station No. 8 said snow reached between 4 and 5 inches there.

The latest forecasts from the National weather service predict a low around 26 tonight.

Tuesday is predicted to be partly cloudy with a high near 46. Tuesday night there is a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10 p.m. with a low around 42.

The temperature will continue to climb with rain and a high of 56 on Wednesday, a 20 percent chance of rain on Thursday with a high of 62 and a partly sunny Friday with a high near 64.

Due to inclement weather, the Dawson County Transfer Station and all Dawson County Parks were closed 5 p.m. Friday and reopened Monday.

Friday night's basketball game at East Hall was postponed and rescheduled for Jan. 14. Junior varsity girls will play at 3 p.m., junior varsity boys will play at 4:30 p.m., varsity girls will play at 6 p.m. and varsity boys at 7:30 p.m.

 

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