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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
452 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTRY WEATHER POSSIBLE OVER CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

.A STORM SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE SOUTHWEST WILL BRING A
WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION TO MUCH OF CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
STARTING TONIGHT... LASTING UNTIL MONDAY EVENING.

NCZ008>010-024>026-040-041-073>076-142200-
/O.EXT.KRAH.WS.A.0002.160215T0500Z-160215T2100Z/
GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-ORANGE-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-CHATHAM-WAKE-STANLY-
MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OXFORD...BUTNER...CREEDMOOR...
HENDERSON...NORLINA...WARRENTON...CHAPEL HILL...CARRBORO...
DURHAM...LOUISBURG...FRANKLINTON...SILER CITY...PITTSBORO...
RALEIGH...CARY...ALBEMARLE...TROY...BISCOE...MOUNT GILEAD...
SOUTHERN PINES...PINEHURST...ABERDEEN...SEVEN LAKES...SANFORD
452 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...MUCH OF THE PIEDMONT AND FAR NORTHWEST SANDHILLS
  OF NORTH CAROLINA... MAINLY ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM
  ALBEMARLE TO CARTHAGE TO RALEIGH TO WARRENTON.

* HAZARD TYPES...PRECIPITATION WILL START OUT AS LIGHT SNOW
  SUNDAY NIGHT BEFORE TRENDING TO SLEET THEN FREEZING RAIN EARLY
  MONDAY MORNING... AND TO JUST RAIN MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 2 INCH...ALONG WITH A
  TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS OF ICE.

* TIMING...WINTRY PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO START TONIGHT...
  AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY MORNING BEFORE IT TRANSITIONS TO ALL
  RAIN MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BECOME DIFFICULT IN THIS AREA TONIGHT
  THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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