North Georgia Mountains, Georgia, Northeast Georgia Health System discussed on Mornings on Maine Street

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Georgia. That story and others just ahead after earlier problem on I 85 North bound roads are starting to look clear around northeast Georgia and Caleb Hutchins update in traffic after news and weather any changes. Snow showers later this afternoon into the evening across the north Georgia mountains. Oh, yeah, and we're tracking that risk. With mornings on Main Street coming up on Wdun. Let's talk a little bit more about that cold weather and the possibility of some light snow, the coldest temperatures of the season moving into north Georgia overnight rain making way for wintry temperatures also watch out for windy conditions. That means when chills will make it feel even colder than it already is. Wdun meteorologist John Weatherby says there's a chance of snow in the North Georgia Mountains later on tonight, mainly along the line from Canton to Dawson build the Helen less than an inch of accumulation. Possible. Hazardous travel may be the biggest problem with up to two inches possible. Highest elevation Now temperatures expected to drop into the twenties for most of the state over the next few nights. By the way, temperatures have dropped five degrees. Since we've been here this morning we started out at 50. We've dropped down to 45. I've the rate of new covert 19 cases dropping a bit in Georgia public health officials saying 1700 new cases reported in their afternoon report yesterday. The seven day rolling average is now fallen below 2350 that's down about 300 from a week ago. Hospitalizations, however, for the virus are on the rise. They hit 176 yesterday at Northeast Georgia Health System facilities That's the highest number since early August, just three away from the all time high on August 10th. As we reported last week, court officials in Hall County putting a stop to jury trials this week because of rising numbers of cases locally, Republican Congressman Doug Collins of Gainesville endorsed his opponent, Senator Kelly Lefler, on Election night, putting an end to a bitter year long battle between the two And now he's been on the campaign trail with her W W wins Mitch Clark with the story Angel Republican joined Leffler Saturday for a campaign rally in Pickens County, as she and Senator David Perdue look to lure voters back to the polls for the January 5th run off. Two races will decide which party will control the U. S. Senate for the next two years. Republicans were concerned that party infighting could hurt them in the run offs. They believe that conservative voters who support President Trump's claims of a rigged election. Might stay home, Giving Democrats John are soft and Raphael Warnock and advantage.

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