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Timeline of Crisis

February 04, 2014

Sunday, Jan. 26

3:12 a.m. Winter Storm Watch issued for Central Georgia south of Atlanta*

Monday, Jan. 27

4:53 a.m. Atlanta/Fulton County added to Winter Storm Watch

9:36 p.m. Watch upgraded to Winter Weather Advisory

Tuesday, Jan. 28

3:38 a.m. Advisory upgraded to Winter Storm Warning

10:30 a.m. First snow begins falling in Atlanta metro area

11 a.m. Parents begin picking students up from area schools

1:40 p.m. Fulton Schools announces early dismissal for 1:45 p.m.

5 p.m. Most middle and high schools still awaiting buses

9 p.m. Schools begin plans to shelter 3,500 kids at schools overnight

Wednesday, Jan. 29

1 a.m. 2,465 students remain in 65 schools across Fulton System

11:15 a.m. 1,539 students remain in 48 Fulton schools

5:30 p.m. All schools report clear of students

*from National Weather Service