Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
422 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...LIGHT SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN THIS EVENING...

.RAIN WILL CHANGE TO A PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET THIS
EVENING BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT. MINIMAL IMPACTS ON ROADWAYS
ARE EXPECTED DUE TO THE WARM GROUND TEMPERATURES...THOUGH SOME
SLICK SPOTS MAY DEVELOP ON ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES. A COUPLE TENTHS OF AN INCH OF SLEET ARE POSSIBLE
ALONG WITH SEVERAL HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCRUAL...MAINLY
NORTH OF HIGHWAY 70.

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-091>094-103-051730-
/O.NEW.KMHX.WW.Y.0007.150305T2300Z-150306T0900Z/
MARTIN-PITT-WASHINGTON-TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-GREENE-BEAUFORT-
MAINLAND HYDE-LENOIR-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILLIAMSTON...ROBERSONVILLE...
GREENVILLE...PLYMOUTH...COLUMBIA...SNOW HILL...HOOKERTON...
WASHINGTON...RIVER ROAD...KINSTON...MAYSVILLE...POLLOCKSVILLE...
TRENTON...NEW BERN...HAVELOCK...VANCEBORO...ORIENTAL...ALLIANCE...
BAYBORO...ARAPAHOE...MINNESOTT BEACH...VANDEMERE...STONEWALL...
KILL DEVIL HILLS...KITTY HAWK...NAGS HEAD...SOUTHERN SHORES
422 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
4 AM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SLEET AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM EST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...RAIN CHANGES TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN AFTER AROUND 6
  PM...AND ENDS DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS FRIDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...SEVERAL TENTHS OF AN INCH OF SLEET...AND SEVERAL
  HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCRUAL IS POSSIBLE. SOME SLICK
  SPOTS MAY DEVELOP ON MAINLY ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS BRIDGES
  AND OVERPASSES...THOUGH NO MAJOR IMPACTS ON ROADWAYS ARE
  EXPECTED AS GROUND TEMPERATURES ARE VERY WARM.

* LOCATION...GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 70.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SLEET AND FREEZING
RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.
NEVER USE A GENERATOR INDOORS. GAS GRILLS, GENERATORS, AND CAMP
STOVES CREATE DEADLY CARBON MONOXIDE FUMES THAT WILL BUILD UP WHEN
USED IN YOUR HOME.

&&

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