Icy road conditions, wrecks reported in northern Georgia
ATLANTA (AP) — Icy road conditions are being reported in parts of northern Georgia where temperatures hovered around freezing before sunrise.
The National Weather Service warned Friday morning that icy patches were possible on roadways in metro Atlanta and communities farther north. WSB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1u8J90m ) icy conditions were being blamed for at least six crashes reported early Friday on Interstate 20 westbound near downtown Atlanta.
The Athens Banner-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1BB57Ky ) police in Athens were also reporting ice Friday morning on all overpasses of the Ga. 10 Loop that circles the city.
Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Peachtree City said temperatures were expected to rise above freezing after 10 a.m. Friday.