Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1224 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES TONIGHT ACROSS MUCH OF THE MOUNTAINS OF
NORTH CAROLINA AND EXTREME NORTHEAST GEORGIA...

.IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT...A DEEP TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BRING DOWN VERY COLD AIR FROM THE NORTHWEST
TONIGHT. LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA
WILL FALL BELOW FREEZING DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON
SATURDAY. THE AIR MASS THAT WILL SETTLE OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND
THE WESTERN CAROLINAS ON SATURDAY WILL BE MORE TYPICAL OF JANUARY
THAN OF LATE MARCH. TEMPERATURES AT THE RIDGETOPS AND MOUNTAIN
PEAKS WILL PROBABLY NOT GET ABOVE FREEZING DURING THE DAY ON
SATURDAY. THAT WILL SET UP AN EVEN COLDER NIGHT FOR SATURDAY
NIGHT WITH TEMPERATURES ONCE AGAIN DIPPING BELOW FREEZING ACROSS
A LARGER AREA...INCLUDING THE PIEDMONT AND FOOTHILLS OF THE
CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA. UNLESS THE FORECAST CHANGES...A
FREEZE WATCH MAY BE ISSUED FOR SATURDAY NIGHT FOR MUCH OF THE
AREA.

GAZ010-NCZ048-051>053-058-059-062>065-507-509-280000-
/O.CON.KGSP.FZ.W.0001.150328T0400Z-150328T1600Z/
RABUN-MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-
MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-
RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-POLK MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...PINE MOUNTAIN...
MOUNTAIN CITY...MARS HILL...MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...
BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...LAKE JUNALUSKA...ASHEVILLE...
ROBBINSVILLE...CULLOWHEE...SYLVA...FRANKLIN...HIGHLANDS...
CASHIERS...BREVARD...HENDERSONVILLE...FLETCHER...EAST FLAT ROCK...
ETOWAH
1224 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
EDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF NORTH
  CAROLINA AND RABUN COUNTY GEORGIA.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS SATURDAY ONLY IN THE
  UPPER 30S IN THE VALLEYS.

* IMPACTS...VERY COLD TEMPERATURES WILL KILL SENSITIVE
  VEGETATION THAT HAS ALREADY STARTED TO GROW THIS SEASON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

HG


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