April 12-- SMOKE FROM FLORIDA FIRES COULD CAUSES VISIBILTY PROBLEMS IN SOUTH GEORGIA COUNTIES
WHEN: Beginning Thursday evening, April 12 and continuing through Monday morning, April 16.
WHERE: Roadways in Lowndes and surrounding counties.
WHAT: The Georgia DOT anticipates smoke that could cause low to no visibility due to a large wildfire near the Baker-Columbia County line in north Florida.
Smoke is predicted to spread across the Florida Big Bend and South Georgia area today and tonight and likely persist across portions of this area through the weekend.
Motorists traveling in Lowndes and surrounding counties in South Georgia could be affected by this smoke. Motorists should exercise extreme caution at all times, particularly in smoke events and early mornings where smoke and fog may mix.