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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1021 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL AND BITTER WIND CHILLS EXPECTED OVER
PORTIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS THROUGH TONIGHT...

.COLD AND MOIST NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA AND
GEORGIA MOUNTAINS. LIGHT SNOW AND TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES IN THE
MOUNTAINS WILL CONTINUE...SO A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING. LIKEWISE...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS
AMIDST TEMPERATURES IN THE TEENS TO SINGLE DIGITS WILL YIELD
BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILL VALUES FOR HIGHER ELEVATIONS TONIGHT...
AND AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOR MOST LOCALES OVER THE NORTHERN
NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS OF THE
SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

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AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...BURNSVILLE...
SPRUCE PINE
1021 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST WEDNESDAY
ABOVE 3500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO
10 AM EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS NEAR THE
  TENNESSEE BORDER.

* HAZARDS...PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. IN ADDITION...
  NORTHWEST WINDS COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS
  WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES OF 5 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO
  IN ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500 FEET TONIGHT...AND ACROSS MOST OF THE
  AREA ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH SLOW BUT
  STEADY ACCUMULATION. HOWEVER...DEEP MOISTURE AND STRENGTHENING
  NORTHWEST WINDS WILL STILL PRODUCE AT LEAST LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
  AT TIMES WEDNESDAY. A NEW WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MAY BE
  NECESSARY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 1 TO 2
  INCHES THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SNOW PACKED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
  HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS NEAR THE
  TENNESSEE BORDER. SNOW ACCUMULATION AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS MAY
  RESULT IN A FEW DOWNED TREES. WIND CHILL VALUES OF LESS THAN 5
  DEGREES BELOW ZERO WILL MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO BE OUTSIDE.

* TEMPERATURES...6 TO 21 ABOVE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 16 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED 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 ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS
TUESDAY NIGHT...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.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

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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MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-
SOUTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARS HILL...MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...
BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...LAKE JUNALUSKA...
ROBBINSVILLE...CULLOWHEE...SYLVA...FRANKLIN...HIGHLANDS...
CASHIERS
1021 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST WEDNESDAY
ABOVE 3500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO
10 AM EST THURSDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS NEAR THE TENNESSEE
  BORDER.

* HAZARDS...PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. IN ADDITION...
  NORTHWEST WINDS COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS
  WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES OF 5 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO
  IN ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500 FEET TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH SLOW BUT
  STEADY ACCUMULATION. HOWEVER...DEEP MOISTURE AND STRENGTHENING
  NORTHWEST WINDS WILL STILL PRODUCE AT LEAST LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
  AT TIMES WEDNESDAY. A NEW WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MAY BE
  NECESSARY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 2 TO 3
  INCHES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SNOW PACKED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
  HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS NEAR THE
  TENNESSEE BORDER. SNOW ACCUMULATION AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS
  COULD RESULT IN A FEW DOWNED TREES. WIND CHILL VALUES OF LESS
  THAN 5 DEGREES BELOW ZERO WILL MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO BE OUTSIDE
  ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...8 TO 24 ABOVE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 9 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED 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.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

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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TRANSYLVANIA-
1021 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST WEDNESDAY
ABOVE 3500 FEET...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO
10 AM EST THURSDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...AREAS ABOVE 3500 FEET IN TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY NORTH
  CAROLINA.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 6 BELOW ZERO.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILL VALUES COLDER THAN 5 DEGREES BELOW ZERO
  WILL MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO BE OUTSIDE ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS
  TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

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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RABUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...PINE MOUNTAIN...MOUNTAIN CITY
1021 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...RABUN COUNTY GEORGIA.

* HAZARDS...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH TONIGHT...PARTICULARLY IN
  HIGHER ELEVATIONS ACROSS THE NORTHERN PART OF THE COUNTY.
  ALSO... ANY WET ROADS WILL FREEZE OVERNIGHT...CAUSING SLIPPERY
  CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES WILL OCCUR THROUGH THE
  OVERNIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 1 INCH.

* IMPACTS...A FEW SLIPPERY SPOTS COULD DEVELOP ON ROADS ACROSS
  THE NORTHERN PART OF THE COUNTY.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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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