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.

NCZ052-053-059-064-251700-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WW.Y.0024.141126T0200Z-141126T1700Z/
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.

&&

$$
LANE

Rescue 23 Progress

November 12, 2014 Posted by

We are adding heavy rescue to our fleet. Rescue 23 should be in service within the next few weeks and will add both capability and efficiency to many of our rescue responses.

Rescue 23

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Jackson County

October 30, 2014 Posted by

NCZ053-058-059-310345-
/O.UPG.KGSP.WS.A.0004.141101T0000Z-141102T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KGSP.WW.Y.0022.141101T0000Z-141102T0000Z/
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.