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.

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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…

JCRS Recruitment Video

December 17, 2014 Posted by

December Donation Drive

December 9, 2014 Posted by

JCRS is a 100% volunteer department and we take donations any time of the year but December marks our equipment buying cycle and we need donations. All donations in any amount are appreciated and can be done via mail or online. To all those that have already made a donation this year, we at JCRS, Thank you!

For more information or to donate just look on right sidebar of our page.  Donate online by clicking on DONATE or by mail by using the mailing address provided.

Winter Weather Advisory – Northern Jackson

November 25, 2014 Posted by

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
433 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

…ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAINS TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY…

.LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST WILL SPREAD
PRECIPITATION INTO WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA BEGINNING THIS EVENING.
TEMPERATURES IN THE HIGH ELEVATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO SUPPORT A
MOSTLY SNOW EVENT. AS LOW PRESSURE INTENSIFIES…IT WILL DRAW
COOLER AIR INTO THE REGION…ALLOWING RAIN TO CHANGE TO SNOW IN
THE HIGH VALLEYS OF THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT. SIGNIFICANT
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 3500 FEET ACROSS THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS…AND ACROSS MUCH OF THE NORTHERN MTNS.

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HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-NORTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WAYNESVILLE…CANTON…LAKE JUNALUSKA…
ASHEVILLE…CULLOWHEE…SYLVA…BREVARD
433 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON EST WEDNESDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 3500 FEET FOR ACCUMULATING
SNOWFALL…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST
WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATIONS…THE HIGH ELEVATIONS OF THE CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAINS…INCLUDING THE BALSAMS AND SURROUNDING AREAS.

* HAZARDS…ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL.

* TIMING…CHANCES INCREASING THIS EVENING…SNOW CONTINUING
OVERNIGHT…BEFORE TAPERING OFF WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* IMPACTS…SNOW ACCUMULATING ON HIGH ELEVATION ROADS COULD
RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.

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.

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