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Snow falls in Bulloch
Drivers warned of safety hazards
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Portions of Bulloch County saw snow flurries Tuesday afternoon and early evening as a "band of heavy snow" moved into northern Jenkins County to North Colleton County in South Carolina.
    The band pushed some snow clouds into parts of Bulloch and Screven counties as well, said Steve Taylor, National Weather Service meteorologist. Reports of snowfall in the northern part of Bulloch County were broadcast over police radios as snow flurries were sighted in the area. Taylor said the snow"stuck" briefly in some areas, especially in grassy areas and in trees. However, the snow flurries weren't expected to last, he said.
    Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn said about an inch of snow had accumulated in areas of Screven County as of 6:30 p.m., and said Bulloch County Sheriff's Deputies were monitoring bridges and overpasses for safety.
    Wynn said snow had begun falling significantly in the Clito and Portal areas as well.
    He warned drivers to take caution when driving in the inclement weather, which had already caused a number of minor traffic crashes Tuesday.
    Savannah's WJCL TV 22 Meteorologist Jeff Kirk echoed Wynn and Taylor in saying the snow wasn't expected to last long or cause any problems. He said areas in the extreme northern portion of Bulloch County was expected to see "pockets of snowfall."
    Taylor said Wednesday would continue to be "pretty chilly and blustery" with temperatures rising to the mid to upper 40's, but weather would likely warm up to the low 60's for Thanksgiving, with a sight chance for rain.
    The weekend is expected to be warmer, around the mid 70's, he said.
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