Avery County, NC
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Wind Chill Advisory
NCZ033-049-050-121715-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WW.Y.0006.160212T1700Z-160213T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KGSP.WC.Y.0005.160213T0500Z-160214T1500Z/
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...BURNSVILLE...
SPRUCE PINE
401 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY. A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA.

* HAZARDS...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND VERY STRONG GUSTY WINDS.
THE COMBINATION OF THE WINDS WITH FALLING TEMPERATURES WILL
RESULT IN DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILLS TONIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP AROUND DAYBREAK THIS
MORNING...WITH A QUICK INCH OR SO OF ACCUMULATION
POSSIBLE...THEN ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES POSSIBLE THIS
EVENING INTO TONIGHT. WINDS WILL START OUT GENERALLY LIGHT
THROUGH MIDDAY...THEN START TO INCREASE OUT OF THE NORTHWEST BY
EARLY EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT. WIND CHILLS WILL
FALL BELOW -5 DEGREES STARTING AROUND MIDNIGHT...AND REMAIN IN
THE -5 TO -15 RANGE UNTIL AFTER SUNRISE SUNDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...VERY STRONG GUSTY
WINDS...AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS MAY MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

* TEMPERATURES...MAINLY IN THE 20S TODAY...FALLING INTO THE SINGLE
DIGITS TO TEENS TONIGHT...RISING ONLY A FEW DEGREES ON
SATURDAY...THEN FALLING INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS SATURDAY NIGHT.

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

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO.

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.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

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.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
NCZ033-049-050-121715-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WW.Y.0006.160212T1700Z-160213T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KGSP.WC.Y.0005.160213T0500Z-160214T1500Z/
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...BURNSVILLE...
SPRUCE PINE
401 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY. A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA.

* HAZARDS...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND VERY STRONG GUSTY WINDS.
THE COMBINATION OF THE WINDS WITH FALLING TEMPERATURES WILL
RESULT IN DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILLS TONIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP AROUND DAYBREAK THIS
MORNING...WITH A QUICK INCH OR SO OF ACCUMULATION
POSSIBLE...THEN ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES POSSIBLE THIS
EVENING INTO TONIGHT. WINDS WILL START OUT GENERALLY LIGHT
THROUGH MIDDAY...THEN START TO INCREASE OUT OF THE NORTHWEST BY
EARLY EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT. WIND CHILLS WILL
FALL BELOW -5 DEGREES STARTING AROUND MIDNIGHT...AND REMAIN IN
THE -5 TO -15 RANGE UNTIL AFTER SUNRISE SUNDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...VERY STRONG GUSTY
WINDS...AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS MAY MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

* TEMPERATURES...MAINLY IN THE 20S TODAY...FALLING INTO THE SINGLE
DIGITS TO TEENS TONIGHT...RISING ONLY A FEW DEGREES ON
SATURDAY...THEN FALLING INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS SATURDAY NIGHT.

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

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO.

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.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

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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