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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
421 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

NCZ001>003-018-019-VAZ007-009-010-012-015-016-WVZ042-201400-
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-SURRY-WATAUGA-WILKES-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-WYTHE-
GRAYSON-CARROLL-MERCER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...SPARTA...DOBSON...
BOONE...WILKESBORO...TAZEWELL...MARION...BLAND...WYTHEVILLE...
INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...VOLNEY...GALAX...
BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP
421 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...PATCHY LIGHT SNOW COULD LEAD TO SLICK SPOTS THIS MORNING...

LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS...AND
FOOTHILLS...AS WELL AS PARTS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND SOUTHEAST
WEST VIRGINIA EARLY THIS MORNING. ALTHOUGH SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED
TO BE QUITE LIGHT AND LESS THAN ONE HALF OF AN INCH...THE EARLY
MORNING TIMING COULD ALLOW IT TO STICK TO UNTREATED ROADS...AS
WELL AS BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS.

THOSE TRAVELING ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS EARLY THIS MORNING
WILL NEED TO BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE SLICK SPOTS.


$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
401 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

NCZ033-048>053-058-059-062>065-501-503-505-201700-
AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-
CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-BURKE MOUNTAINS-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...MARS HILL...MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...
BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE...BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...
LAKE JUNALUSKA...ASHEVILLE...ROBBINSVILLE...CULLOWHEE...SYLVA...
FRANKLIN...HIGHLANDS...CASHIERS...BREVARD...HENDERSONVILLE...
FLETCHER...EAST FLAT ROCK...ETOWAH
401 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...LIGHT WINTER PRECIPITATION ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAINS TODAY...

PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE
NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS EARLY THIS MORNING. FREEZING RAIN WILL
END BY MID MORNING...AND BY THIS AFTERNOON...SNOW WILL BE
CONFINED TO HIGHEST MOUNTAIN PEAKS. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED AT THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS...WITH ONLY A VERY LIGHT GLAZE
OF ICE POSSIBLE WHERE FREEZING RAIN OCCURS. HOWEVER...THE
COMBINATION OF FREEZING TEMPERATURES AND PATCHES OF LIGHT WINTER
PRECIPITATION MAY RESULT IN SLIPPERY SPOTS ON UNTREATED BRIDGES
AND SECONDARY ROADS.


$$
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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
635 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-211445-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-
ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-
OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...
PINEVILLE...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...
HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...
INEZ...PIKEVILLE
635 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG AND NORTH OF I-64 AND
ALONG THE VIRGINIA AND WEST VIRGINIA BORDERS THROUGH MID MORNING. A
LIGHT DUSTING OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY SNOW SHOWERS.

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

SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA FROM EARLY WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
431 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

VAZ007-009>014-016>020-022>024-032>035-WVZ042>044-507-508-210945-
TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-CARROLL-FLOYD-
CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-
FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
WESTERN GREENBRIER-
431 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH
CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND
SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A PERIOD OF LIGHT SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED ESPECIALLY OVER THE
MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING WHERE A LIGHT ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE.

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

FREEZING RAIN IS POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS FOLLOW A COLD FRONT MIDWEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
431 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

NCZ003-019-210945-
SURRY-WILKES-
431 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
AND NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A LIGHT COATING OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY NEAR THE BLUE
RIDGE THIS MORNING.

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

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
431 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015-210945-
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-GRAYSON-
431 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO AN INCH COULD OCCUR THROUGH
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON ESPECIALLY ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

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

POCKETS OF FREEZING RAIN MAY DEVELOP LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY
MONDAY ESPECIALLY ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE. VERY STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS ARE LIKELY BEHIND A PASSING COLD FRONT ON THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
401 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

NCZ033-048>053-058-059-062>065-501-503-505-210915-
AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-
CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-BURKE MOUNTAINS-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
401 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A LIGHT WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE HIGHER
RIDGES. FOR FURTHER DETAILS...SEE THE LATEST SPECIAL WEATHER
STATEMENT.

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

..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.
..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
359 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

KYZ101>103-105-OHZ066-067-075-076-083>087-VAZ003-004-WVZ005>011-
013>020-024>040-046-047-210900-
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-PERRY-MORGAN-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-
JACKSON OH-VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-LAWRENCE OH-DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-WAYNE-
CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-WOOD-PLEASANTS-TYLER-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-
ROANE-WIRT-CALHOUN-RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-BRAXTON-
GILMER-LEWIS-HARRISON-TAYLOR-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-
NICHOLAS-WEBSTER-UPSHUR-BARBOUR-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
359 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST
KENTUCKY...SOUTHEAST OHIO...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND MUCH OF WEST
VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA IN THE TUESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY TIME FRAME...WITH RAIN CHANGING OVER TO SNOW SHOWERS
AREA WIDE WEDNESDAY EVENING. IN ADDITION...GUSTY WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY AND LAST INTO
THURSDAY. WINTER WEATHER HEADLINES MAY BE NEEDED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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