Avery County, North Carolina
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Special Weather Statement
Northern Jackson-Macon-Southern Jackson-
Including the cities of Ingalls, Banner Elk, Newland, Faust,
Mars Hill, Marshall, Walnut, Allenstand, Hot Springs, Luck,
Swiss, Burnsville, Celo, Micaville, Ramseytown, Busick,
Mount Mitchell State Park, Spruce Pine, Poplar, Newfound Gap,
Alarka, Almond, Bryson City, Luada, Smokemont, Wesser,
Waynesville, Waterville, Canton, Cruso, Cove Creek,
Lake Junaluska, Asheville, Robbinsville, Stecoah, Cullowhee,
Tuckasegee, Sylva, Franklin, Rainbow Springs, Kyle,
Nantahala Lake, Highlands, Wolf Mountain, and Cashiers
914 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018


Recently melted snow across the higher elevations of the North
Carolina mountains will freeze overnight and create patchy black
ice across roadways. The ice will persist until surface
temperatures rise above freezing late Friday morning.

Motorists are advised to be alert for patches of very slick black
ice...especially across bridges and overpasses...as they drive
through the overnight and early morning hours.


Winter Storm Watch
Including the cities of Ingalls, Banner Elk, Newland, Swiss,
Burnsville, Celo, Micaville, Ramseytown, Busick, Spruce Pine,
and Poplar
430 AM EDT Fri Mar 23 2018


* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow
accumulations of up to 2 inches, with localized amounts up to 4
inches. Ice accumulations of around one tenth are also possible.

* WHERE...Avery, Yancey and Mitchell Counties.

* WHEN...From Saturday morning through Sunday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions.
Significant reductions in visibility are possible.


A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.


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