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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
430 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

NCZ053-059-130930-
BUNCOMBE-NORTHERN JACKSON-
430 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL 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.

   WIND CHILL ADVISORY.

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

..SATURDAY...WIND CHILL LIKELY. PLEASE SEE THE LATEST WIND CHILL
ADVISORY FOR FURTHER DETAILS.
..SUNDAY...COLD WAVE POSSIBLE. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE
SINGLE DIGITS TO LOWER TEENS...WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES MAINLY IN
THE 20S TO AROUND 30.
..MONDAY...WINTRY MIX LIKELY. WINTRY PRECIPITATION MAY DEVELOP
AHEAD OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE SOUTHWEST.
CONSIDERABLE UNCERTAINTY REMAINS REGARDING PRECIPITATION TYPE AND
AMOUNTS...BUT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE.
..TUESDAY...WINTRY MIX POSSIBLE.
..WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..THURSDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

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Wind Chill Advisory

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.

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



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