WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE – Jackson

February 1, 2015 Posted by

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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
358 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

…TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL RAPIDLY DETERIORATE ON MONDAY ACROSS
THE WESTERN AND TENNESSEE BORDER COUNTIES OF THE NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAINS AND EXTREME NORTHEAST GEORGIA…

.A LARGE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK NORTHEAST ACROSS THE OHIO
RIVER VALLEY TONIGHT…THEN DEEPEN OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST ON
MONDAY. WIDESPREAD MODERATE RAINFALL WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION TONIGHT AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT.
THE COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO SWEEP ACROSS THE REGION MONDAY
MORNING. IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT…STRONG AND COLD NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION. THE WINDS WILL SUPPORT
NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS TENNESSEE BORDER COUNTIES…PORTIONS
OF THE SOUTHERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS…AND MOUNTAINS OF
EXTREME NORTHEAST GEORGIA. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN ACROSS
THE MOUNTAINS ON MONDAY…WITH GUSTS PEAKING DURING THE EARLY
AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION…FALLING DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY
CREATE WIDESPREAD BLACK ICE ACROSS THE REGION ON
MONDAY…REMAINING UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.

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RABUN-AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…CLAYTON…PINE MOUNTAIN…
MOUNTAIN CITY…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
358 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM MONDAY TO 10 AM
EST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND WIDESPREAD BLACK ICE…WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM MONDAY TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS…TENNESSEE BORDER COUNTIES OF NORTH
CAROLINA…PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAINS…AND MOUNTAINS OF EXTREME NORTHEAST GEORGIA.

* HAZARDS…SNOW…STRONG GUSTY WINDS…AND WIDESPREAD BLACK ICE.

* TIMING…STRONG AND COLD NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE
REGION MONDAY MORNING. THE GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL SUPPORT
NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS FROM EARLY MONDAY MORNING INTO THE LATE
AFTERNOON. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS ON MONDAY…WITH GUSTS PEAKING DURING THE EARLY
AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION…FALLING DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WILL
LIKELY CREATE WIDESPREAD BLACK ICE ACROSS THE REGION ON
MONDAY…REMAINING UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF ONE TO TWO INCHES. AMOUNTS
MAY APPROACH THREE INCHES ACROSS FAVORED UPSLOPE AREAS NEAR THE
TENNESSEE LINE.

* IMPACTS…THE COMBINATION OF FALLING SNOW…STRONG GUSTY
WINDS…AND WIDESPREAD BLACK ICE WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS
MONDAY THROUGH MID MORNING TUESDAY. IN ADDITION…WINDS WILL
STRENGTHEN ACROSS THE AREA ON MONDAY…POSSIBLY RESULTING IN
FALLING TREES AND LIMBS.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE UPPER 20S SUNRISE MONDAY. THE REST OF THE
DAY…TEMPERATURES STEADY WITHIN THE VALLEYS FALLING ACROSS THE
RIDGES. MONDAY NIGHT…TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE MID TO
LOWER TEENS…RISING STEADY AFTER SUNRISE TUESDAY.

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

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.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLACK ICE MEANS THAT REFREEZING OF
ROADS WILL OCCUR…RESULTING IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF WIDESPREAD
BLACK ICE. BE PREPARED FOR VERY SLIPPERY ROADWAYS. SOME ROADS THAT
APPEAR CLEAR MAY BE COVERED BY A THIN LAYER OF ICE.

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.

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 Extended – Northern Jackson

January 26, 2015 Posted by

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SWAIN-HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…BRYSON CITY…WAYNESVILLE…CANTON…
LAKE JUNALUSKA…ROBBINSVILLE…CULLOWHEE…SYLVA
224 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TUESDAY…

* LOCATIONS…THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

* HAZARDS…LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

* TIMING…THROUGH NOON TUESDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 3 INCHES WITH TOTALS
NEARING 4 INCHES ALONG THE HIGHER PEAKS AND RIDGETOPS.

* IMPACTS…SNOW ACCUMULATIONS COULD MAKE ROADS SLIPPERY AND
TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE UPPER 20S.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 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.

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 6AM Friday to Noon Saturday above 3500 Feet.

January 22, 2015 Posted by

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MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-
SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WAYNESVILLE…LAKE JUNALUSKA…
HIGHLANDS
321 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO NOON EST
SATURDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 3500 FEET FOR SNOW…SLEET…AND
FREEZING RAIN…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO NOON EST
SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS…MOST OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAINS ABOVE 3500 FEET.

* HAZARDS…LIGHT ICE…SNOW…AND POSSIBLY SLEET ACCUMULATIONS ON
AREA ROADS.

* TIMING…A MIX OF MAINLY SNOW AND SLEET IS EXPECTED AT THE ONSET
OF PRECIPITATION DURING THE PRE-DAWN HOURS LATE TONIGHT.
PRECIPITATION WILL THEN TRANSITION TO ALL RAIN BY MIDDAY
FRIDAY…THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THEN SNOW LEVELS WILL FALL TO
ABOUT 3500 FEET BY DAYBREAK SATURDAY…TAPERING OFF BY MIDDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF GENERALLY 1 TO
2 INCHES…ALONG WITH AROUND A TRACE OF ICE.

* IMPACTS…ACCUMULATIONS OF ICE AND SNOW WILL MAKE ROADS
HAZARDOUS.

* TEMPERATURES…NEARLY STEADY IN THE LOW TO MID 30S
TONIGHT…THEN WARMING TO UPPER 30S ON FRIDAY…BEFORE FALLING
BACK INTO THE LOWER 30S SATURDAY MORNING.

* WINDS…SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY…THEN
SOUTHWEST 5 MPH…BEFORE TURNING TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ON SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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