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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
419 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-078-060930-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-
ORANGE-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-WAKE-
JOHNSTON-WILSON-WAYNE-
419 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

VINCENT



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
344 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL DRAMATICALLY AS A STRONG COLD FRONT
PROGRESSES SOUTHWARD THROUGH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA TODAY.
LINGERING PRECIPITATION BEHIND THE FRONT WILL TRANSITION TO SLEET
AND FREEZING RAIN ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 64...

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-078-051700-
/O.NEW.KRAH.WW.Y.0012.150305T2000Z-150306T0500Z/
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-
ORANGE-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-
WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROXBORO...OXFORD...BUTNER...CREEDMOOR...
HENDERSON...NORLINA...WARRENTON...ROANOKE RAPIDS...
WINSTON-SALEM...GREENSBORO...HIGH POINT...BURLINGTON...GRAHAM...
CHAPEL HILL...CARRBORO...DURHAM...LOUISBURG...FRANKLINTON...
NASHVILLE...RED OAK...SHARPSBURG...SPRING HOPE...ROCKY MOUNT...
LEXINGTON...THOMASVILLE...ASHEBORO...ARCHDALE...TRINITY...
SILER CITY...PITTSBORO...RALEIGH...CARY...SMITHFIELD...CLAYTON...
SELMA...BENSON...WILSON...GOLDSBORO
344 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT.

* LOCATIONS...ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 64...INCLUDING ALL OF THE
  TRIAD AND TRIANGLE...IN ADDITION TO NORTHERN PORTIONS OF WAYNE
  AND JOHNSTON COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO A HALF INCH OF SLEET AND 0.10 TO 0.20
  INCHES OF ICE ACCRUAL. PRECIPITATION TYPE AND ACCUMULATIONS WILL
  VARY SIGNIFICANTLY FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA.
  ACCUMULATING SLEET WILL BE MORE LIKELY ACROSS THE NORTHERN
  PIEDMONT NEAR THE VIRGINIA BORDER...WHERE A BRIEF CHANGEOVER TO
  SNOW COULD OCCUR BEFORE PRECIPITATION ENDS. ICE ACCUMULATION
  FROM FREEZING RAIN WILL BE MORE LIKELY FURTHER SOUTH ALONG THE
  HIGHWAY 64 CORRIDOR.

* TIMING...TRANSITIONING TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN FROM NORTH TO
  SOUTH BETWEEN 3 PM AND 6 PM...DURING THE AFTERNOON RUSH HOUR.
  PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO END FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
  BETWEEN 9 PM AND MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

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

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING THROUGH THE 30S THIS AFTERNOON AND
  THROUGH THE 20S THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED BECAUSE PERIODS OF
WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.
TRAVEL IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...
PARTICULARLY ACROSS NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE ADVISORY AREA. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN...LEAVE PLENTY OF FOLLOWING DISTANCE...AND
EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION...ESPECIALLY AT INTERSECTIONS...ONRAMPS...
OFFRAMPS...BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WHERE ACCIDENTS ARE MOST LIKELY.

$$

VINCENT/BADGETT




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