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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
358 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL RAPIDLY DETERIORATE ON MONDAY ACROSS
THE WESTERN AND TENNESSEE BORDER COUNTIES OF THE NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAINS AND EXTREME NORTHEAST GEORGIA...

.A LARGE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK NORTHEAST ACROSS THE OHIO
RIVER VALLEY TONIGHT...THEN DEEPEN OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST ON
MONDAY. WIDESPREAD MODERATE RAINFALL WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION TONIGHT AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT.
THE COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO SWEEP ACROSS THE REGION MONDAY
MORNING. IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT...STRONG AND COLD NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION. THE WINDS WILL SUPPORT
NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS TENNESSEE BORDER COUNTIES...PORTIONS
OF THE SOUTHERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS...AND MOUNTAINS OF
EXTREME NORTHEAST GEORGIA. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN ACROSS
THE MOUNTAINS ON MONDAY...WITH GUSTS PEAKING DURING THE EARLY
AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...FALLING DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY
CREATE WIDESPREAD BLACK ICE ACROSS THE REGION ON
MONDAY...REMAINING UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.

GAZ010-NCZ033-048>053-058-059-062-063-020500-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WW.Y.0004.150202T1000Z-150203T1500Z/
RABUN-AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...PINE MOUNTAIN...
MOUNTAIN CITY...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...
FRANKLIN...HIGHLANDS...CASHIERS
358 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM MONDAY TO 10 AM
EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND WIDESPREAD BLACK ICE...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM MONDAY TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS...TENNESSEE BORDER COUNTIES OF NORTH
  CAROLINA...PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN NORTH CAROLINA
  MOUNTAINS...AND MOUNTAINS OF EXTREME NORTHEAST GEORGIA.

* HAZARDS...SNOW...STRONG GUSTY WINDS...AND WIDESPREAD BLACK ICE.

* TIMING...STRONG AND COLD NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE
  REGION MONDAY MORNING. THE GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL SUPPORT
  NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS FROM EARLY MONDAY MORNING INTO THE LATE
  AFTERNOON. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN ACROSS THE
  MOUNTAINS ON MONDAY...WITH GUSTS PEAKING DURING THE EARLY
  AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...FALLING DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WILL
  LIKELY CREATE WIDESPREAD BLACK ICE ACROSS THE REGION ON
  MONDAY...REMAINING UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF ONE TO TWO INCHES. AMOUNTS
  MAY APPROACH THREE INCHES ACROSS FAVORED UPSLOPE AREAS NEAR THE
  TENNESSEE LINE.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF FALLING SNOW...STRONG GUSTY
  WINDS...AND WIDESPREAD BLACK ICE WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS
  MONDAY THROUGH MID MORNING TUESDAY. IN ADDITION...WINDS WILL
  STRENGTHEN ACROSS THE AREA ON MONDAY...POSSIBLY RESULTING IN
  FALLING TREES AND LIMBS.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S SUNRISE MONDAY. THE REST OF THE
  DAY...TEMPERATURES STEADY WITHIN THE VALLEYS FALLING ACROSS THE
  RIDGES. MONDAY NIGHT...TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE MID TO
  LOWER TEENS...RISING STEADY AFTER SUNRISE TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH ON MONDAY.

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.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLACK ICE MEANS THAT REFREEZING OF
ROADS WILL OCCUR...RESULTING IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF WIDESPREAD
BLACK ICE. BE PREPARED FOR VERY SLIPPERY ROADWAYS. SOME ROADS THAT
APPEAR CLEAR MAY BE COVERED BY A THIN LAYER OF ICE.

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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