Dawson County Emergency Services is cautioning motorists to stay off local roads, as many have become "treacherous."
The following roads are deemed hazardous: 400 north and southbound north of Harmony Church Road, Kilough Church Road, Lumpkin Campground Road, Hwys. 136, 183 and 9 south from Dawson Forest to the Forsyth County line.
Emergency personnel warns: "If you must, travel with caution, otherwise stay home."
Wrecks have been reported at Hwy. 53 east of Hwy. 183 and at Dawson Forest Road and Ga. 400. There is also a wreck on Howser Mill Road, Blue Ridge Overlook and a rollover collision near the 6900 block of Elliott Family Parkway.
Blue Ridge Overlook, near its intersection with War Hill Park Road, is near impassable, authorities said.
There was also a wreck on Hwy. 53 West at Sweetwater Juno Road.
Numerous jack-knifed tractor trailers have also been reported on Hwy. 52 West toward Gilmer County.
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