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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1043 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED OVER PORTIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAINS TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO CROSS
THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS EARLY SATURDAY. VERY COLD AIR WILL
ACCOMPANY THE SYSTEM...ALLOWING SNOW LEVELS TO DROP ACROSS THE
HIGH TERRAIN OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA STARTING THIS EVENING. AS
THE SYSTEM EXITS TO THE EAST DURING THE DAY ON SATURDAY...STRONG
NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE...RESULTING IN NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

GAZ010-017-NCZ053-059-062>065-501-503-505-011045-
/O.CON.KGSP.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-141102T0000Z/
RABUN-HABERSHAM-BUNCOMBE-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-
TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-BURKE MOUNTAINS-
MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...PINE MOUNTAIN...
MOUNTAIN CITY...CORNELIA...DEMOREST...CLARKESVILLE...ASHEVILLE...
CULLOWHEE...SYLVA...FRANKLIN...HIGHLANDS...CASHIERS...BREVARD...
HENDERSONVILLE...FLETCHER...EAST FLAT ROCK...ETOWAH
1043 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA AND PORTIONS OF
  THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARDS...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL.

* TIMING...RAIN SHOWERS THIS EVENING WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW
  OVERNIGHT AS SNOW LEVELS DROP TO THE VALLEY FLOORS BY DAYBREAK
  SATURDAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL LIKELY LINGER THROUGH THE
  DAY ON SATURDAY...BEFORE ENDING SATURDAY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...THE WET SNOW COMBINED WITH VERY WINDY CONDITIONS COULD
  PRODUCE ISOLATED TREE AND POWER LINE DAMAGE. ROAD SURFACES MAY
  SEE SLIGHTLY LESS SNOW ACCUMULATION...BUT BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES
  MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED AND ICY.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...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. ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN BE FOUND AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GSP.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1016 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FIRST SNOWFALL OF THE SEASON TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY...

VAZ003-004-WVZ033-034-011030-
/O.CON.KRLX.WW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINTWOOD...GRUNDY...VANSANT...WELCH...
GARY...WAR...MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE
1016 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...DICKENSON AND BUCHANAN COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST
  VIRGINIA...PLUS MCDOWELL AND WYOMING COUNTIES IN WEST VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES IN THE RIVER VALLEYS. 4 TO
  6 INCHES ACROSS SOME OF THE HIGHER EASTERN MOUNTAIN RIDGE TOPS
  OF BUCHANAN AND DICKENSON COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND
  CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY MORNING. THE SNOW SHOULD DIMINISH AND
  EVEN MIX BACK WITH LIGHT RAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADWAYS MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED...
  RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL...PARTICULARLY OVER THE HIGH
  ELEVATIONS. WIND GUSTS MAY CAUSE LOWER VISIBILITIES AT TIMES
  ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGH TERRAIN.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 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 ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
BY CALLING TOLL FREE...800-401-9535...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.
THIS PHONE NUMBER IS TO BE USED FOR REPORTING PURPOSES ONLY.

YOU CAN ALSO REPORT WINTER WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE
CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE...
OR BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG...NWSRLX.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/RLX.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1002 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2500 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ALOFT WILL DROP SOUTHEASTWARD FROM THE
GREAT LAKES ACROSS THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION TONIGHT. MUCH
COLDER AIR WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE INTO THE REGION WITH THIS SYSTEM
TONIGHT...CHANGING RAIN TO SNOW IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS LATE THIS
EVENING AND IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BRISK
NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY COLD TEMPERATURES ALOFT WILL ENHANCE SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 2500 FEET...ESPECIALLY ON NORTHWEST FACING
SLOPES. THE SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO EVENTUALLY DIMINISH BY
LATE SATURDAY EVENING.

TNZ015>017-042-044-046-VAZ001-005-011015-
/O.CON.KMRX.WW.Y.0018.141101T0400Z-141101T1700Z/
HANCOCK-HAWKINS-SULLIVAN-NORTHWEST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-
NORTHWEST CARTER-LEE-SCOTT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SNEEDVILLE...ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...
BRISTOL...GREENEVILLE...JOHNSON CITY...ELIZABETHTON...
JONESVILLE...GATE CITY
1002 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

* EVENT...SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED...MAINLY ON GRASSY AND ELEVATED SURFACES...SUCH AS
  VEHICLES AND TREES.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL INITIALLY CHANGE TO SNOW LATE TONIGHT.
  OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY
  MORNING...DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...DUE TO WARM GROUND TEMPERATURES...LIMITED SNOW
  ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ON ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
LIGHT.  DRIVING AND WALKING MAY BE DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED
ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
924 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FIRST ACCUMULATING SNOW OF THE SEASON FOR THE PARTS OF EASTERN
KENTUCKY...

KYZ085>087-110-113-115>117-120-011000-
/O.CON.KJKL.WW.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-FLOYD-KNOTT-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...
MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...HINDMAN...HAZARD...
MANCHESTER...HYDEN...PIKEVILLE
924 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT
SATURDAY.

* TIMING...RAIN OR RAIN AND SNOW MIXED WILL CONTINUE TO CHANGE TO ALL
  SNOW THROUGH AROUND 2 AM ON SATURDAY. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  CHANGE BACK TO RAIN IN THE VALLEYS ON SATURDAY MORNING...BUT REMAIN
  AS MOSTLY SNOW AT ELEVATIONS OF 1000 FEET AND ABOVE THROUGH EARLY
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO AN INCH IN THE VALLEYS...AND ONE TO FIVE
  INCHES AT ELEVATIONS OF 1000 AND ABOVE.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY THOSE ALONG RIDGE-TOPS AND
  CROSSING THE HIGHER PASSES ABOVE 1000 FEET...MAY BECOME SNOW
  COVERED...SLUSHY OR SLICK...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.
  VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED AT TIMES TO ONE HALF OF A MILE OR
  LESS DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOW AND ON THE RIDGE-TOPS. AN
  ISOLATED POWER OUTAGE MAY ALSO OCCUR...AS DOWNED TREES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE DUE TO THE SNOW ACCUMULATING ON FOLIAGE STILL LEFT ON
  MANY TREES.

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.

$$

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