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Wind Chill Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
252 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL AND BITTER WIND CHILLS EXPECTED OVER
PORTIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS THROUGH TONIGHT...

.COLD AND MOIST NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA AND
GEORGIA MOUNTAINS. LIGHT SNOW AND TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES IN THE
MOUNTAINS WILL CONTINUE...SO A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING. LIKEWISE...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS
AMIDST TEMPERATURES IN THE TEENS TO SINGLE DIGITS WILL YIELD
BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILL VALUES FOR HIGHER ELEVATIONS TONIGHT...AND
AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOR MOST LOCALES OVER THE NORTHERN NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS OF THE
SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

NCZ048-051>053-058-059-062-063-100400-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WC.Y.0004.160211T0000Z-160211T1500Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160210T1100Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WC.Y.0003.160210T0000Z-160210T1700Z/
MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-
SOUTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARS HILL...MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...
BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...LAKE JUNALUSKA...
ROBBINSVILLE...CULLOWHEE...SYLVA...FRANKLIN...HIGHLANDS...
CASHIERS
252 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON EST WEDNESDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM EST
THURSDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WIND CHILL ADVISORY ABOVE 3500 FEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM EST THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS NEAR THE TENNESSEE
  BORDER.

* HAZARDS...PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. ALSO...ANY WET ROADS
  WILL REFREEZE AGAIN TONIGHT...CAUSING SLIPPERY CONDITIONS. IN
  ADDITION... NORTHWEST WINDS COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE
  SINGLE DIGITS WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES OF 5 TO 15
  DEGREES BELOW ZERO IN ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500 FEET TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH SLOW BUT
  STEADY ACCUMULATION. HOWEVER...DEEP MOISTURE AND STRENGTHENING
  NORTHWEST WINDS WILL STILL PRODUCE AT LEAST LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
  AT TIMES WEDNESDAY. A NEW WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY COULD BE
  NECESSARY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 2 TO 3 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SNOW PACKED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
  HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS NEAR THE
  TENNESSEE BORDER. SNOW ACCUMULATION AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS
  COULD RESULT IN A FEW DOWNED TREES. WIND CHILL VALUES OF LESS
  THAN 5 DEGREES BELOW ZERO WILL MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO BE OUTSIDE
  ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...8 TO 24 ABOVE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 9 BELOW DUE TO TEMPERATURES 8 TO
  23 ABOVE...AND WINDS NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...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.

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.

&&

$$



Wind Chill Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
252 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL AND BITTER WIND CHILLS EXPECTED OVER
PORTIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS THROUGH TONIGHT...

.COLD AND MOIST NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA AND
GEORGIA MOUNTAINS. LIGHT SNOW AND TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES IN THE
MOUNTAINS WILL CONTINUE...SO A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING. LIKEWISE...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS
AMIDST TEMPERATURES IN THE TEENS TO SINGLE DIGITS WILL YIELD
BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILL VALUES FOR HIGHER ELEVATIONS TONIGHT...AND
AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOR MOST LOCALES OVER THE NORTHERN NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS OF THE
SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

NCZ048-051>053-058-059-062-063-100400-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WC.Y.0004.160211T0000Z-160211T1500Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160210T1100Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WC.Y.0003.160210T0000Z-160210T1700Z/
MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-
SOUTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARS HILL...MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...
BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...LAKE JUNALUSKA...
ROBBINSVILLE...CULLOWHEE...SYLVA...FRANKLIN...HIGHLANDS...
CASHIERS
252 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON EST WEDNESDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM EST
THURSDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WIND CHILL ADVISORY ABOVE 3500 FEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM EST THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS NEAR THE TENNESSEE
  BORDER.

* HAZARDS...PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. ALSO...ANY WET ROADS
  WILL REFREEZE AGAIN TONIGHT...CAUSING SLIPPERY CONDITIONS. IN
  ADDITION... NORTHWEST WINDS COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE
  SINGLE DIGITS WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES OF 5 TO 15
  DEGREES BELOW ZERO IN ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500 FEET TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH SLOW BUT
  STEADY ACCUMULATION. HOWEVER...DEEP MOISTURE AND STRENGTHENING
  NORTHWEST WINDS WILL STILL PRODUCE AT LEAST LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
  AT TIMES WEDNESDAY. A NEW WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY COULD BE
  NECESSARY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 2 TO 3 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SNOW PACKED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
  HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS NEAR THE
  TENNESSEE BORDER. SNOW ACCUMULATION AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS
  COULD RESULT IN A FEW DOWNED TREES. WIND CHILL VALUES OF LESS
  THAN 5 DEGREES BELOW ZERO WILL MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO BE OUTSIDE
  ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...8 TO 24 ABOVE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 9 BELOW DUE TO TEMPERATURES 8 TO
  23 ABOVE...AND WINDS NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...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.

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.

&&

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
252 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL AND BITTER WIND CHILLS EXPECTED OVER
PORTIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS THROUGH TONIGHT...

.COLD AND MOIST NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN NUMEROUS SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA AND
GEORGIA MOUNTAINS. LIGHT SNOW AND TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES IN THE
MOUNTAINS WILL CONTINUE...SO A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING. LIKEWISE...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS
AMIDST TEMPERATURES IN THE TEENS TO SINGLE DIGITS WILL YIELD
BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILL VALUES FOR HIGHER ELEVATIONS TONIGHT...AND
AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOR MOST LOCALES OVER THE NORTHERN NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS OF THE
SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

NCZ048-051>053-058-059-062-063-100400-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WC.Y.0004.160211T0000Z-160211T1500Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160210T1100Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WC.Y.0003.160210T0000Z-160210T1700Z/
MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-
SOUTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARS HILL...MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...
BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...LAKE JUNALUSKA...
ROBBINSVILLE...CULLOWHEE...SYLVA...FRANKLIN...HIGHLANDS...
CASHIERS
252 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON EST WEDNESDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM EST
THURSDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WIND CHILL ADVISORY ABOVE 3500 FEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM EST THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS NEAR THE TENNESSEE
  BORDER.

* HAZARDS...PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. ALSO...ANY WET ROADS
  WILL REFREEZE AGAIN TONIGHT...CAUSING SLIPPERY CONDITIONS. IN
  ADDITION... NORTHWEST WINDS COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE
  SINGLE DIGITS WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES OF 5 TO 15
  DEGREES BELOW ZERO IN ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500 FEET TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH SLOW BUT
  STEADY ACCUMULATION. HOWEVER...DEEP MOISTURE AND STRENGTHENING
  NORTHWEST WINDS WILL STILL PRODUCE AT LEAST LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
  AT TIMES WEDNESDAY. A NEW WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY COULD BE
  NECESSARY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 2 TO 3 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SNOW PACKED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
  HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS NEAR THE
  TENNESSEE BORDER. SNOW ACCUMULATION AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS
  COULD RESULT IN A FEW DOWNED TREES. WIND CHILL VALUES OF LESS
  THAN 5 DEGREES BELOW ZERO WILL MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO BE OUTSIDE
  ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...8 TO 24 ABOVE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 9 BELOW DUE TO TEMPERATURES 8 TO
  23 ABOVE...AND WINDS NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...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.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
705 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

NCZ033-048>053-058-059-062-063-101215-
AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-
705 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST
WEDNESDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

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.
   WIND CHILL ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

..WEDNESDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS WILL COME TO AN END ALONG
THE TENNESSEE BORDER.
..THURSDAY...WIND CHILL LIKELY. TEMPERATURES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS
COMBINED WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS MAY LOWER WIND CHILL VALUES
FROM MINUS 5 TO MINUS 20 AROUND SUNRISE.
..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SATURDAY...WIND CHILL POSSIBLE. TEMPERATURES IN THE SINGLE
DIGITS TO MID TEENS COMBINED WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS MAY LOWER
WIND CHILL VALUES FROM ZERO TO MINUS 20 OVER THE WEEKEND.
..SUNDAY...WIND CHILL POSSIBLE.
..MONDAY...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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