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North Georgia briefly sees snow

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FOX 5 viewer Cindy Timberlake Ruthven sent us this photo of snow in her Tallapoosa yard. FOX 5 viewer Cindy Timberlake Ruthven sent us this photo of snow in her Tallapoosa yard.
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Snow began falling in parts of Georgia late Thursday afternoon.

FOX 5's George Franco reports that a light snow began falling in Tallapoosa at the border of Georgia and Alabama just after 4:30 p.m.

Franco said that the snow was not sticking to roads and sidewalks, but was seen on trash cans and cars.

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