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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1027 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...STRONG GUSTY WINDS OVERNIGHT...

.A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN A LOW OFF THE NEW ENGLAND
COAST AND HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO HAS RESULTED IN
GUSTY WINDS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015-251100-
/O.NEW.KRNK.WI.Y.0004.150125T0327Z-150125T1100Z/
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-GRAYSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...SPARTA...BOONE...
INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...VOLNEY
1027 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINA AND NORTHWEST NORTH
  CAROLINA ABOVE 3000 FEET.

* HAZARDS...STRONG...GUSTY WINDS.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...DOWN TREE LIMBS...ESPECIALLY THOSE STILL COATED IN
  ICE. ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OF 31 TO 39 MPH...OR WIND
GUSTS OF 46 TO 57 MPH...ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG WILL
LIKELY CAUSE SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES AND CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. UNFASTENED
ITEMS SUCH AS GARBAGE CANS AND LAWN FURNITURE SHOULD BE MOVED
INDOORS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1021 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHERN NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAINS FOR A FEW HOURS THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS HAVE SET UP FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF AN
UPPER AIR DISTURBANCE ACROSS THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CHAIN. THE
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT AND THEN VERY
GRADUALLY SLACKEN THROUGH DAYBREAK SUNDAY.

NCZ033-049-050-251100-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WI.Y.0003.150125T0321Z-150125T1100Z/
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE
1021 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

* HAZARDS...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT AND
  THEN VERY GRADUALLY SLACKEN THROUGH DAYBREAK ON SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
  MPH...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE HIGHER RIDGE TOPS.

* IMPACTS...THE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL MAKE DRIVING
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND IN MOUNTAIN
  PASSES. A FEW TREES OR LIMBS COULD BE DOWNED BY THE
  WINDS...CAUSING ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

GERAPETRITIS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1028 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

NCZ053-058-059-062>064-501-503-505-260330-
BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-
CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-BURKE MOUNTAINS-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
1028 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...AS WELL AS THE EASTERN
SLOPES OF THE BLUE RIDGE.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

..SUNDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..MONDAY...SNOW POSSIBLE. A POTENT CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL SLIDE
THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES REGION AND INTO THE APPALACHIANS LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE DAY ON MONDAY. AMPLE MOISTURE AND COLD
THERMAL PROFILES COULD SUPPORT NORTHWEST FLOW SNOW SHOWERS...WITH
LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE.
..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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1028 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

NCZ048-051-052-260330-
MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-
1028 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MADISON...SWAIN...AND
HAYWOOD COUNTIES IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

..SUNDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..MONDAY...SNOW POSSIBLE. A POTENT CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL SLIDE
THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES REGION AND INTO THE APPALACHIANS LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE DAY ON MONDAY. AMPLE MOISTURE AND COLD
THERMAL PROFILES COULD SUPPORT NORTHWEST FLOW SNOW SHOWERS...WITH
LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE.
..TUESDAY...SNOW POSSIBLE. SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
ALONG THE TENNESSEE BORDER THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL
LIGHT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE.
..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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1028 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

NCZ033-049-050-260330-
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-
1028 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

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

   WIND ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

..SUNDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..MONDAY...SNOW POSSIBLE. A POTENT CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL SLIDE
THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES REGION AND INTO THE APPALACHIANS LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE DAY ON MONDAY. AMPLE MOISTURE AND COLD
THERMAL PROFILES COULD SUPPORT NORTHWEST FLOW SNOW SHOWERS...WITH
LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE.
..TUESDAY...SNOW POSSIBLE. SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
ALONG THE TENNESSEE BORDER THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL
LIGHT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE.
..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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
955 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

NCZ087-096-099-105-107-109-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053-055-260300-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-INLAND NEW HANOVER-
INLAND BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-
WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
955 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT RISES ON STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE EXPECTED INTO NEXT
WEEK. SOME RIVERS WILL APPROACH OR EXCEED FLOOD STAGE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
319 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009>018-022-023-WVZ042>044-252030-
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-
MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-MERCER-
SUMMERS-MONROE-
319 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST NORTH
CAROLINA...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND SOUTHEAST
WEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY WITH MOST AREAS RECEIVING LESS THAN AN INCH. THE
GREATEST SNOWFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED AT ELEVATIONS GREATER THAN
4000 FEET WHERE UP TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY...A REINFORCING DISTURBANCE WILL BRING
UPSLOPE SNOW SHOWERS TO THE PREFERRED REGIONS OF SOUTHEAST WEST
VIRGINIA SOUTH INTO THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA. AN
ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE NEAR A LINE FROM
BLUEFIELD TO HINTON WEST VIRGINIA. ELSEWHERE...SNOWFALL TOTALS OF
LESS THAN AN INCH ARE EXPECTED. WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE
ALSO POSSIBLE AT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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