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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1114 AM EDT Fri Nov 4 2016

...National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg Winter
Weather Product Adjustments for the 2016-17 Winter Season...

After coordination with our state and local partners, on Monday
December 5, 2016 a few adjustments will be made to a small suite
of winter products, primarily in northeast Georgia.

More specifically the adjustments (see below) will be for the
following northeast Georgia counties: Rabun, Habersham, Stephens,
Franklin, Hart and Elbert counties.

These changes will enhance coordination and consistency with our
neighboring offices serving Georgia.

Additionally, a small change will be made to our Mountain Zones in
South Carolina for parts of: Oconee, Pickens and Greenville
Counties.

For our northeast Georgia counties the following adjustments will
be made for Snow Issues:

1. Winter Weather Advisory (snow) - 1 inch, or impact based for
lesser amounts.

2. Winter Storm Warning 12 hours (snow) - Change from 3 inches to 2
inches on average over the area, or impact based.

3. Winter Storm Warning 24 hours (snow) - Change from 4 inches to 3
inches on average over the area, or impact based.

For our northeast Georgia counties and Mountain Zone counties in
South Carolina the following adjustments will be made for Wind
Chill Issues:

1. Wind Chill Advisory - Wind chill temperatures ranging from
zero to -15F. (plus 5 mph or more of wind)

2. Wind Chill Warnings - Wind chill temperatures ranging from
-15F or colder. (plus 5 mph or more of wind)

Should you have any questions please contact Tony Sturey at:

National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg South Carolina
1549 GSP Drive
Greer, SC 29651

Anthony.Sturey@noaa.gov

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