Avery County, North Carolina
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Winter Storm Warning
NCZ033-035-049-050-501>506-150045-
/O.CON.KGSP.WS.W.0004.160214T2300Z-160216T0500Z/
AVERY-ALEXANDER-YANCEY-MITCHELL-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-
GREATER CALDWELL-BURKE MOUNTAINS-GREATER BURKE-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN MCDOWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...BETHLEHEM...
TAYLORSVILLE...STONY POINT...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE...LENOIR...
JONAS RIDGE...MORGANTON...OLD FORT...MARION
1134 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO MIDNIGHT EST MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

* HAZARDS...SNOW...MIXING WITH AND CHANGING OVER TO SLEET AND
FREEZING RAIN.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN SUNDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
MIDDAY MONDAY. THE PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN TO MIX WITH SLEET
MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENTUALLY CHANGE OVER TO FREEZING RAIN
BY MONDAY EVENING. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO WARM JUST
ABOVE FREEZING AFTER MIDNIGHT MONDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6
INCHES... ALONG WITH A TENTH TO A QUARTER INCH OF ICE FROM
FREEZING RAIN.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE FROM
FREEZING RAIN WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND
POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ALONG THE
HIGHER RIDGES.

* TEMPERATURES...MOSTLY IN THE 20S...BUT WARMING ABOVE FREEZING
TOWARD MIDNIGHT MONDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE...AND POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY.

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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