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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
000
WWUS42 KGSP 120901
WSWGSP

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
401 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS ALONG WITH STRONG WINDS AND LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS FOR MOST OF THE MOUNTAINS...

.A FAST MOVING WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE REGION
TODAY...FOLLOWED BY A SURGE OF ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN
FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT. THIS WILL RESULT IN A PERIOD OF LIGHT
SNOW TODAY...FOLLOWED BY INCREASING WINDS AND DANGEROUS WIND
CHILLS TONIGHT.

NCZ033-049-050-121715-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WW.Y.0006.160212T1700Z-160213T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KGSP.WC.Y.0005.160213T0500Z-160214T1500Z/
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...BURNSVILLE...
SPRUCE PINE
401 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY. A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA.

* HAZARDS...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND VERY STRONG GUSTY WINDS.
  THE COMBINATION OF THE WINDS WITH FALLING TEMPERATURES WILL
  RESULT IN DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILLS TONIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP AROUND DAYBREAK THIS
  MORNING...WITH A QUICK INCH OR SO OF ACCUMULATION
  POSSIBLE...THEN ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES POSSIBLE THIS
  EVENING INTO TONIGHT. WINDS WILL START OUT GENERALLY LIGHT
  THROUGH MIDDAY...THEN START TO INCREASE OUT OF THE NORTHWEST BY
  EARLY EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT. WIND CHILLS WILL
  FALL BELOW -5 DEGREES STARTING AROUND MIDNIGHT...AND REMAIN IN
  THE -5 TO -15 RANGE UNTIL AFTER SUNRISE SUNDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...VERY STRONG GUSTY
  WINDS...AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS MAY MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

* TEMPERATURES...MAINLY IN THE 20S TODAY...FALLING INTO THE SINGLE
  DIGITS TO TEENS TONIGHT...RISING ONLY A FEW DEGREES ON
  SATURDAY...THEN FALLING INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS SATURDAY NIGHT.

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

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 5 TO 15 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.

&&

$$

NCZ048-051-052-121715-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WW.Y.0006.160212T1700Z-160213T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KGSP.WC.Y.0005.160213T0500Z-160213T1700Z/
MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARS HILL...MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...
BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...LAKE JUNALUSKA
401 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
EST SATURDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY
ABOVE 3500 FEET HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS WIND CHILL ADVISORY
ABOVE 3500 FEET IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON EST
SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE COUNTIES OF THE CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS
  ALONG THE TENNESSEE BORDER.

* HAZARDS...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND VERY STRONG GUSTY WINDS.
  THE COMBINATION OF THE WINDS WITH FALLING TEMPERATURES WILL
  RESULT IN DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILLS TONIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP AROUND DAYBREAK THIS
  MORNING...WITH A QUICK INCH OR SO OF ACCUMULATION
  POSSIBLE...THEN ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES POSSIBLE THIS
  EVENING INTO TONIGHT. WINDS WILL START OUT GENERALLY LIGHT
  THROUGH MIDDAY...THEN START TO INCREASE OUT OF THE NORTHWEST BY
  EARLY EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT. WIND CHILLS WILL
  FALL BELOW -5 DEGREES STARTING AROUND MIDNIGHT...AND REMAIN IN
  THE -5 TO -15 RANGE UNTIL AFTER SUNRISE SATURDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...VERY STRONG GUSTY
  WINDS...AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS MAY MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

* TEMPERATURES...MAINLY IN THE 20S TO MID 30S TODAY...FALLING INTO
  THE TEENS TONIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 5 TO 15 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.

&&

$$

NCZ053-058-059-121715-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WC.Y.0005.160213T0500Z-160213T1700Z/
BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-
401 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
EST SATURDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WIND CHILL ADVISORY ABOVE 3500 FEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON EST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS MAY MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

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.

&&

$$

ARK


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.