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Wind Chill Advisory
NCZ033-048>052-058-059-091700-
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/O.CON.KGSP.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160209T1200Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WC.Y.0003.160210T0000Z-160210T1700Z/
AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...MARS HILL...
MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE...BRYSON CITY...
WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...LAKE JUNALUSKA...ROBBINSVILLE...
CULLOWHEE...SYLVA
359 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON EST WEDNESDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM
THIS MORNING TO 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS NEAR THE TENNESSEE
BORDER.

* HAZARDS...PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW THROUGH AT LEAST
TONIGHT. ALSO...ANY ROADS WHICH BECOME WET TODAY WILL FREEZE
AGAIN TONIGHT...CAUSING SLIPPERY CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION...
NORTHWEST WINDS COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS
WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES OF 5 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO
IN ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500 FEET TONIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH SLOW BUT
STEADY ACCUMULATION. HOWEVER...DEEP MOISTURE AND STRENGTHENING
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL STILL PRODUCE AT LEAST LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
AT TIMES WEDNESDAY. A NEW WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY COULD BE
NECESSARY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF GENERALLY AROUND AN
INCH...PERHAPS AS MUCH AS 2 INCHES ON SOME WESTERN FACING
RIDGES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SNOW PACKED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS NEAR THE
TENNESSEE BORDER. SNOW ACCUMULATION AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS COULD
RESULT IN A FEW DOWNED TREES. WIND CHILL VALUES OF LESS THAN 5
DEGREES BELOW ZERO WILL MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO BE OUTSIDE ACROSS
THE HIGH ELEVATIONS TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...7 TO 25 ABOVE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 11 BELOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 Storm Warning
NCZ033-048>052-058-059-091700-
/O.EXB.KGSP.WW.Y.0005.160209T1200Z-160210T1100Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160209T1200Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WC.Y.0003.160210T0000Z-160210T1700Z/
AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...MARS HILL...
MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE...BRYSON CITY...
WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...LAKE JUNALUSKA...ROBBINSVILLE...
CULLOWHEE...SYLVA
359 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON EST WEDNESDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM
THIS MORNING TO 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS NEAR THE TENNESSEE
BORDER.

* HAZARDS...PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW THROUGH AT LEAST
TONIGHT. ALSO...ANY ROADS WHICH BECOME WET TODAY WILL FREEZE
AGAIN TONIGHT...CAUSING SLIPPERY CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION...
NORTHWEST WINDS COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS
WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES OF 5 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO
IN ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500 FEET TONIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH SLOW BUT
STEADY ACCUMULATION. HOWEVER...DEEP MOISTURE AND STRENGTHENING
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL STILL PRODUCE AT LEAST LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
AT TIMES WEDNESDAY. A NEW WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY COULD BE
NECESSARY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF GENERALLY AROUND AN
INCH...PERHAPS AS MUCH AS 2 INCHES ON SOME WESTERN FACING
RIDGES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SNOW PACKED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS NEAR THE
TENNESSEE BORDER. SNOW ACCUMULATION AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS COULD
RESULT IN A FEW DOWNED TREES. WIND CHILL VALUES OF LESS THAN 5
DEGREES BELOW ZERO WILL MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO BE OUTSIDE ACROSS
THE HIGH ELEVATIONS TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...7 TO 25 ABOVE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 11 BELOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 Storm Watch
NCZ033-048>052-058-059-062-080500-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WW.Y.0005.160208T1100Z-160208T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KGSP.WS.A.0002.160208T2300Z-160211T1200Z/
AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...MARS HILL...
MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE...BRYSON CITY...
WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...LAKE JUNALUSKA...ROBBINSVILLE...
CULLOWHEE...SYLVA...FRANKLIN...HIGHLANDS
350 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST
MONDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM
TO 6 PM EST MONDAY. A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED.
THIS WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS
NEAR THE TENNESSEE BORDER.

* HAZARDS...PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW THROUGH TOMORROW.
ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. IN ADDITION...NORTHWEST WINDS COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES
IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO LOW TEENS MAY YIELD WIND CHILL VALUES
BETWEEN MINUS 5 TO MINUS 15 WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP DURING THE PRE DAWN HOURS
MONDAY AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY. DEEP
MOISTURE AND STRENGTHENING NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO
SUPPORT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES. HIGHER
AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS ALONG THE
TENNESSEE BORDER...WHILE ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE
CONSIDERABLY LIGHTER IN THE VALLEYS OF SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA.
SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO ACCUMULATE FROM MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...RESULTING IN AN ADDITIONAL 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SNOW PACKED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS.
SNOW ACCUMULATION AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS COULD RESULT IN
SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES AND DOWNED TREES.

* TEMPERATURES...GENERALLY BELOW FREEZING...WITH LOW TEMPERATURES
FALLING INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY MORNINGS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

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.

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
NCZ033-048>052-058-059-091700-
/O.EXB.KGSP.WW.Y.0005.160209T1200Z-160210T1100Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160209T1200Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WC.Y.0003.160210T0000Z-160210T1700Z/
AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...MARS HILL...
MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE...BRYSON CITY...
WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...LAKE JUNALUSKA...ROBBINSVILLE...
CULLOWHEE...SYLVA
359 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON EST WEDNESDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM
THIS MORNING TO 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS NEAR THE TENNESSEE
BORDER.

* HAZARDS...PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW THROUGH AT LEAST
TONIGHT. ALSO...ANY ROADS WHICH BECOME WET TODAY WILL FREEZE
AGAIN TONIGHT...CAUSING SLIPPERY CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION...
NORTHWEST WINDS COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS
WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES OF 5 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO
IN ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500 FEET TONIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH SLOW BUT
STEADY ACCUMULATION. HOWEVER...DEEP MOISTURE AND STRENGTHENING
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL STILL PRODUCE AT LEAST LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
AT TIMES WEDNESDAY. A NEW WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY COULD BE
NECESSARY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF GENERALLY AROUND AN
INCH...PERHAPS AS MUCH AS 2 INCHES ON SOME WESTERN FACING
RIDGES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SNOW PACKED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS NEAR THE
TENNESSEE BORDER. SNOW ACCUMULATION AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS COULD
RESULT IN A FEW DOWNED TREES. WIND CHILL VALUES OF LESS THAN 5
DEGREES BELOW ZERO WILL MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO BE OUTSIDE ACROSS
THE HIGH ELEVATIONS TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...7 TO 25 ABOVE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 11 BELOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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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