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Winter Weather Advisory – Northern Jackson

Posted by on Saturday, 14 December, 2013

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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
323 PM EST SAT DEC 14 2013

…LIGHT WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF
THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING…

.BRISK NORTHWEST WINDS AND LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL DRIVE THE
DEVELOPMENT OF PRECIPITATION ON THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE
APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS TONIGHT. THE PRECIPITATION WILL INCREASE TOWARD
DAYBREAK. AS TEMPERATURES FALL BELOW FREEZING…RAIN MAY CHANGE TO
FREEZING RAIN OR SNOW AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY MORNING. THIS IS
ESPECIALLY POSSIBLE ALONG RIDGE TOPS NEAR THE TENNESSEE LINE.

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NORTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF…SYLVA
323 PM EST SAT DEC 14 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON EST SUNDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS…NORTHERN JACKSON COUNTY…OF THE WESTERN NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARDS…ICE MAY ACCUMULATE ON SURFACES MAKING ROADS AND
SIDEWALKS SLIPPERY. BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED SURFACES ARE
ESPECIALLY LIKELY TO ICE OVER.

* TIMING…FREEZING RAIN WITH PERIODS OF SNOW WILL REDEVELOP JUST
BEFORE DAYBREAK SUNDAY…CONTINUING INTO THE LATE MORNING. ROADS
MAY REMAIN ICY FOR MUCH OF SUNDAY IN SOME PLACES.

* ACCUMULATIONS…UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE…AND A TRACE
OF SNOW.

* IMPACTS…SLICK SPOTS MAY DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING. TRAVEL MAY
BECOME TREACHEROUS ON ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS SUNDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE LOW 30S.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
ESPECIALLY ALONG RIDGE TOPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR
FREEZING RAIN 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.

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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