Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1245 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

NCZ033-501-503-221300-
AVERY-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-BURKE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN
1245 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND DRIZZLE POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
NORTH CAROLINA NORTHERN MOUNTAINS EARLY THIS MORNING...

SPOTTY LIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL MOVE NORTHWARD ALONG THE NORTHERN
BLUE RIDGE OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA EARLY THIS MORNING. THIS
LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE MAY ENCOUNTER A FEW POCKETS OF FREEZING
TEMPERATURES...MAINLY IN AVERY COUNTY AND EXTREME WESTERN SECTIONS
OF BURKE AND CALDWELL COUNTIES CLOSE TO THE BLUE RIDGE. THIS COULD
RESULT IN THE LIGHT RAIN OR DRIZZLE FREEZING ON CONTACT WITH
SURFACES. ANY ICE ACCUMULATION WILL BE VERY LIGHT AND
SPOTTY...AND CONFINED PRIMARILY TO ELEVATED SURFACES. HOWEVER...A
FEW SLICK SPOTS COULD DEVELOP ON ROADS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
HIGH ELEVATIONS.

MOTORISTS TRAVELING ACROSS THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING SHOULD USE
EXTRA CAUTION...ESPECIALLY WHEN DRIVING OVER BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES.

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