Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
955 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...MUCH COLDER WEATHER IS ON THE WAY...

.A SHARP COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS
OVERNIGHT USHERING IN MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES. TEMPERATURES ARE
FORECAST TO FALL TO FREEZING OR BELOW BEGINNING THURSDAY MORNING.
THIS WILL SET THE STAGE FOR A PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND
EVEN SOME SNOW DURING THURSDAY.

NCZ033-048>053-058-059-051100-
/O.CON.KGSP.WW.Y.0016.150305T1100Z-150305T2300Z/
AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...MARS HILL...MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...
BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE...BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...
LAKE JUNALUSKA...ASHEVILLE...ROBBINSVILLE...CULLOWHEE...SYLVA
955 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM
EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS ADJACENT TO TENNESSEE
  AND PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARDS...ACCUMULATIONS OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL DEVELOP OVERNIGHT WHICH WILL TURN TO FREEZING
  RAIN EARLY THURSDAY MORNING OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...WITH
  FREEZING RAIN DEVELOPING ELSEWHERE BY MIDDAY. SLEET AND SNOW
  WILL ALSO OCCUR DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE ONE-TENTH TO TWO-
  TENTHS OVER THE TENNESSEE BORDER COUNTIES...WITH LESS THAN ONE-
  TENTH ELSEWHERE. SLEET AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE 1 TO 2
  INCHES IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS WITH LESS THAN 1 INCH
  ELSEWHERE.

* IMPACTS...THE ICE AND SNOW WILL CREATE SLIPPERY ROADWAYS.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING WELL INTO THE 20S.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

PLEASE REPORT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS BY CALLING THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE TOLL FREE AT...1...800...2 6 7...8 1 0 1. LEAVE A
MESSAGE WITH YOUR OBSERVATION AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT
OCCURRED. YOU CAN ALSO POST YOUR REPORT TO NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE GREENVILLE SPARTANBURG FACEBOOK OR TWEET YOUR REPORT
USING HASHTAG NWSGSP.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS
CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GSP.

&&

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