Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Jackson County

October 30, 2014 Posted by

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BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ASHEVILLE…ROBBINSVILLE…CULLOWHEE…
SYLVA
343 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO 8 PM EDT
SATURDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS…NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN COUNTIES ALONG THE
TENNESSEE BORDER…AND NORTHERN JACKSON AND BUNCOMBE COUNTIES.

* HAZARDS…ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL IN THE 1 TO 3 INCH RANGE.

* TIMING…RAIN SHOWERS FRIDAY 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 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 BT DAYBREAK SATURDAY.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 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…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.

Northern Jackson Winter Storm Watch Fri-Sat

October 30, 2014 Posted by

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WWUS42 KGSP 300823
WSWGSP

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
423 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

…HEAVY SNOW MAY AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS
FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY…

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE IS EXPECTED 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 FRIDAY EVENING. AS
THE SYSTEM EXITS TO THE EAST DURING THE DAY ON SATURDAY…STRONG
NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE…RESULTING IN NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWER
THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-
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
423 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER STORM WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS…NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN COUNTIES ALONG THE TENNESSEE
BORDER…AND NORTHERN JACKSON AND BUNCOMBE COUNTIES.

* HAZARDS…HEAVY SNOWFALL.

* TIMING…SHOWERS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP FRIDAY EVENING…STARTING
OUT AS RAIN OR A MIX…THEN CHANGING OVER TO SNOW OVERNIGHT AS
SNOW LEVELS DROP TO THE VALLEY FLOORS BY DAYBREAK SATURDAY.
NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS WILL LIKELY LINGER THROUGH THE DAY ON
SATURDAY…BEFORE TAPERING OFF EARLY SATURDAY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS…STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES IN THE
VALLEYS…AND 3 TO 6 INCHES ABOVE 3500 FT ARE LIKELY. A FEW
RIDGE TOP LOCATIONS MAY SEE LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* IMPACTS…THE HEAVY WET SNOW COULD PRODUCE ISOLATED TREE AND
POWER LINE DAMAGE. ROAD SURFACES MAY SEE SLIGHTLY LESS SNOW
ACCUMULATION…BUT BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WILL LIKELY REMAIN
SNOW COVERED AND ICY.

* TEMPERATURES…WILL FALL FROM THE LOWER 40S AND UPPER 30S TO
BELOW FREEZING OVERNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT…AS SNOW LEVELS FALL.
THEN SOME REBOUND IN THE VALLEYS TO THE MID 30S TO LOWER
40S…WHILE ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500 FT WILL GENERALLY STAY BELOW
FREEZING. ALL MOUNTAIN AREAS WILL THEN FALL BELOW FREEZING
SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* VISIBILITY…SIGNIFICANT REDUCTION IN VISIBLITY CAN BE EXPECTED
AT TIMES WITHIN THE SNOW SHOWERS.

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.

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.

&&

NOAA Flood Advisory – Jackson

October 14, 2014 Posted by

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WGUS82 KGSP 141645
FLSGSP

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1245 PM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

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HAYWOOD NC-MACON NC-TRANSYLVANIA NC-JACKSON NC-
1245 PM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN…
EASTERN MACON COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA…
SOUTH CENTRAL HAYWOOD COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA…
SOUTHERN JACKSON COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA…
WESTERN TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT

* AT 1242 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH PERSISTENT MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED RAINFALL BETWEEN 2 AND 4
INCHES HAS BEEN OBSERVED OVER THE PAST 4 TO 6 HOURS WITH MORE
PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL LIKELY CAUSE MINOR
FLOODING TO OCCUR…ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW
WATER CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
INCLUDE…FRANKLIN…BLACK BALSAM
AREA…CASHIERS…CULLOWHEE…GORGES STATE PARK…HIGHLANDS…LAKE
GLENVILLE AND LAKE TOXAWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
BRIDGES…DIPS…OR OTHER LOW SPOTS IF WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM…EVEN A SMALL ONE…ON FOOT OR
IN A VEHICLE.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER…FLOODING…LANDSLIDES OR OTHER SEVERE
WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE SPARTANBURG BY
CALLING TOLL FREE…1…800…2 6 7…8 1 0 1…OR BY POSTING ON OUR
FACEBOOK PAGE…OR TWEET IT USING HASHTAG NWSGSP. YOUR MESSAGE SHOULD
DESCRIBE THE EVENT AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT OCCURRED.

&&

LAT…LON 3539 8303 3535 8288 3523 8286 3507 8293
3502 8314 3502 8336 3523 8340

NOAA Hazardous Weather Outlook – Jackson – Tuesday

October 13, 2014 Posted by

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
524 AM EDT MON OCT 13 2014

NCZ033-048>052-058-059-062-141000-
AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-
MACON-
524 AM EDT MON OCT 13 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT.

STRONG WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

..TUESDAY…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY NIGHT. STRONG WINDS THROUGH A DEEP LAYER OF THE
ATMOSPHERE WILL CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME THUNDERSTORMS WITH
THIS SYSTEM TO BECOME SEVERE. AN ISOLATED TORNADO WILL BE
POSSIBLE AS WELL. IN ADDITION…ABUNDANT MOISTURE IN PLACE ACROSS
THE REGION WILL ALLOW ANY THUNDERSTORMS TO GENERATE LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL. FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE IN LOCATIONS AFFECTED BY
MULTIPLE THUNDERSTORMS…AND MAIN STEM RIVERS WILL LIKELY SEE
SIGNIFICANT RISES. STRONG WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE AT HIGHER
ELEVATIONS.
..WEDNESDAY…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE UNTIL A
COLD FRONT EXITS THE AREA BY MIDDAY.
..THURSDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..FRIDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SATURDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SUNDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

NONE.

$$

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September 11, 2014 Posted by