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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
614 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

NCZ053-011015-
BUNCOMBE-
614 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 PM
EDT SATURDAY...
...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR 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 WEATHER ADVISORY.
   FREEZE WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

..SATURDAY...HIGH WINDS AND LIGHT SNOW POSSIBLE. WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.
..SUNDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..MONDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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Freeze Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
547 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WARNING ACROSS RABUN COUNTY GEORGIA..THE FRENCH BROAD
VALLEY OF NORTH CAROLINA..AND THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

.A VERY COLD AIR MASS WILL ACCOMPANY THE PASSAGE OF AN UPPER LOW
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING. THE LOW WILL BRING TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING THAT WILL
ALLOW FOR ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL ACROSS MUCH OF THE MOUNTAINS. THE
LOW TEMPERATURES WILL BE EQUALLY COLD ACROSS THE OTHER NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAIN COUNTIES NOT LISTED IN THE FREEZE WARNING EARLY
SATURDAY...BUT THE GROWING SEASON HAS ALREADY ENDED IN THOSE
LOCATIONS...SO THEY WERE NOT INCLUDED IN THE NEW FREEZE WARNING.
TEMPERATURES WILL STRUGGLE TO CLIMB THROUGH THE 30S ON SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

GAZ010-NCZ049-050-053-063>065-311800-
/O.NEW.KGSP.FZ.W.0006.141101T0300Z-141101T1400Z/
RABUN-YANCEY-MITCHELL-BUNCOMBE-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-
HENDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...PINE MOUNTAIN...
MOUNTAIN CITY...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE...ASHEVILLE...CASHIERS...
BREVARD...HENDERSONVILLE...FLETCHER...EAST FLAT ROCK...ETOWAH
547 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A FREEZE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EDT SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS...RABUN COUNTY GEORGIA...THE FRENCH BROAD VALLEY OF
  NORTH CAROLINA...AND PARTS OF THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S EARLY SATURDAY. HIGHS ONLY
  IN THE UPPER 30S SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL KILL ANY REMAINING
  CROPS AND SHOULD END THE GROWING SEASON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
406 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED OVER PORTIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAINS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO CROSS
THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS EARLY SATURDAY. VERY COLD AIR WILL
ACCOMPANY THE SYSTEM...ALLOWING SNOW LEVELS TO DROP ACROSS THE
HIGH TERRAIN OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA STARTING FRIDAY EVENING.
AS THE SYSTEM EXITS TO THE EAST DURING THE DAY ON SATURDAY...
STRONG NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE...RESULTING IN NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

NCZ053-058-059-311615-
/O.CON.KGSP.WW.Y.0022.141101T0000Z-141102T0000Z/
BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASHEVILLE...ROBBINSVILLE...CULLOWHEE...
SYLVA
406 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...BUNCOMBE...GRAHAM AND NORTHERN JACKSON COUNTIES.

* HAZARDS...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL.

* TIMING...RAIN SHOWERS FRIDAY EVENING WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW
  OVERNIGHT AS SNOW LEVELS DROP TO THE VALLEY FLOORS BY DAYBREAK
  SATURDAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL LIKELY LINGER THROUGH
  THE DAY ON SATURDAY...BEFORE ENDING SATURDAY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...WITH
  PERHAPS UP TO 5 INCHES ON SOME RIDGETOPS ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...THE WET SNOW COMBINED WITH VERY WINDY CONDITIONS
  COULD PRODUCE ISOLATED TREE AND POWER LINE DAMAGE. ROAD
  SURFACES MAY SEE SLIGHTLY LESS SNOW ACCUMULATION...BUT BRIDGES
  AND OVERPASSES MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED AND ICY.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 30S.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...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. ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN BE FOUND AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GSP.

&&

$$

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