Officials in Buckhead, Brookhaven, Dunwoody and Sandy Springs are tracking road closures and have set up emergency warming shelters for those caught in the cold without power.
Sandy Springs officials report that the following roads are either closed or very dangerous due to icy conditions: Northridge Road between Roswell Road and Dunwoody Place; Johnson Ferry Road at Riverside Drive; Dupree Drive and Powers Ferry Road; Northside Drive from I-285 to the city limits; Glenridge Drive from Abernathy Road to Glenlake Parkway; Stewart Drive from Lake Forrest Drive to Roswell Road; Roswell Road and Dalrymple Drive; Riverview from Northside Drive to Old Powers Ferry; Riverside Drive from Brandon Mill Road to Johnson Ferry Road; Brandon Mill Road from Dalrymple Drive to Abernathy Road; Mt. Vernon Highway Riverside Drive to the city limits.
Sandy Springs officials estimate there are currently 1,675 homes in the city without power.
In Dunwoody, city officials have reported that Perimeter Center Parkway Bridge and Harris Circle are closed. Residents have been warned to stay away from Harris Circle due to hot lines from downed trees and power lines.
Brookhaven officials report that the Colonial Road bridge over the railroad is closed. However, affected neighborhoods are still accessible by North Druid Hills Road. Approximately 400 households in Brookhaven are without power, the city reports.
They city of Brookhaven is operating three warming shelters:
-Brookhaven Police Department, located at 2665 Buford Highway
-DeKalb Fire Station #2, located at 1316 Dresden Drive
-Cowart Family/Ashford Dunwoody YMCA, located at: 3692 Ashford Dunwoody Road
The city of Atlanta is opening the following emergency shelters in Buckhead for those affected by the storm:
-North Atlanta High School: 411 Northside Drive NW. This site will be open for residents with pets. Pet owners must bring their own pet supplies.
-Sutton Middle School: 2875 Northside Drive
-The Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2 Precinct, located at 3120 Maple Dr. NE, will be open for stranded motorists.