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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
500 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

NCZ048-051>053-058-059-062-151000-
MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-
500 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN 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 STORM WATCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

..MONDAY...WINTRY MIX LIKELY. PLEASE SEE THE LATEST WINTER STORM
WATCH FOR FURTHER DETAILS.
..TUESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..THURSDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SATURDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ASKED TO RELAY SNOW AND ICE REPORTS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
430 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE REGION TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...

.AN ARCTIC AIRMASS CONTINUES TO BUILD OVER THE WESTERN CAROLINAS
AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA TODAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE
CENTRAL PART OF THE COUNTRY WILL MOVE EAST AND SPREAD MOISTURE
INTO THIS COLD AIR TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. WITH COLD AND DRY AIR
INITIALLY IN PLACE TONIGHT...THE PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN AS SNOW
THROUGHOUT. THE SNOW WILL CHANGE OVER TO SLEET AND THEN FREEZING
RAIN THROUGH THE COURSE OF THE DAY ON MONDAY...BECOMING ALL RAIN
IN MOST AREAS BY MONDAY EVENING. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF
SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE MAY OCCUR...PARTICULARLY IN THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS.

NCZ048-051>053-058-059-062-141800-
/O.EXT.KGSP.WS.A.0003.160214T2300Z-160216T0000Z/
MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARS HILL...MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...
BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...LAKE JUNALUSKA...
ROBBINSVILLE...CULLOWHEE...SYLVA...FRANKLIN...HIGHLANDS
430 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARDS...SNOW...MIXING WITH AND CHANGING OVER TO SLEET AND
  FREEZING RAIN.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS EVENING AND LAST INTO MONDAY
  MORNING. THE SNOW WILL MIX WITH SLEET THROUGH MIDDAY MONDAY AND
  EVENTUALLY CHANGE OVER TO FREEZING RAIN DURING THE AFTERNOON. A
  CHANGE OVER TO ALL RAIN IS POSSIBLE BY LATE DAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3
  INCHES...EXCEPT UP TO 4 INCHES IN SOME AREAS NORTH OF ASHEVILLE.
  ONE HALF INCH OR MORE OF THAT MAY FALL AS SLEET. A GLAZE OF ICE
  FROM FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED AS WELL.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN
  MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* TEMPERATURES...MAINLY IN THE 20S TONIGHT INTO MONDAY...BUT
  RISING THROUGH THE 30S MONDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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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