Yancey County, North Carolina
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Freeze Warning
NCZ033-049-050-053-063-064-011045-
/O.CON.KGSP.FZ.W.0006.141101T0300Z-141101T1400Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WI.Y.0015.141101T0400Z-141102T0000Z/
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-BUNCOMBE-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE...
ASHEVILLE...CASHIERS...BREVARD
1040 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARDS...STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW TREES AND LIMBS DOWN PRODUCING
SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

* TIMING...MAINLY LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND 30.

* IMPACTS...SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES AND SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES
WILL KILL ANY REMAINING CROPS AND SHOULD END THE GROWING SEASON.
HIGH WINDS MAY BLOW TREES OR LIMBS DOWN AND PRODUCE SCATTERED
POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
NCZ033-049-050-053-063-064-011045-
/O.CON.KGSP.FZ.W.0006.141101T0300Z-141101T1400Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WI.Y.0015.141101T0400Z-141102T0000Z/
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-BUNCOMBE-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE...
ASHEVILLE...CASHIERS...BREVARD
1040 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARDS...STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW TREES AND LIMBS DOWN PRODUCING
SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

* TIMING...MAINLY LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND 30.

* IMPACTS...SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES AND SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES
WILL KILL ANY REMAINING CROPS AND SHOULD END THE GROWING SEASON.
HIGH WINDS MAY BLOW TREES OR LIMBS DOWN AND PRODUCE SCATTERED
POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
NCZ033-048>052-058-011045-
/O.CON.KGSP.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-141102T0000Z/
AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-
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...ROBBINSVILLE
1043 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN COUNTIES ALONG THE
TENNESSEE BORDER FROM AVERY TO SWAIN.

* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOWFALL.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW TONIGHT WITH SNOW LEVELS
DROPPING TO THE VALLEY FLOORS BY DAYBREAK ON SATURDAY. NUMEROUS
SNOW SHOWERS WILL LIKELY LINGER THROUGH THE DAY ON SATURDAY...
BEFORE TAPERING OFF EARLY SATURDAY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES WITH SOME
ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF UP TO 10 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY WET SNOW COMBINED WITH WINDY CONDITIONS
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...FALLING INTO THE MID TO UPPER 20S LATE TONIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

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.

&&

$$

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