Yancey County, North Carolina
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Winter Storm Warning
NCZ033-049-050-261000-
/O.CON.KGSP.WS.W.0008.141126T0200Z-141126T2100Z/
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE
758 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...AVERY...YANCEY...AND MITCHELL COUNTIES IN NORTH
CAROLINA.

* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL INCREASE LATE THIS EVENING...CHANGING TO
SNOW LATE. THE SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY OVERNIGHT.
SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING... BEFORE
TAPERING OFF TO SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH THE
HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS ALONG THE HIGHEST RIDGE TOPS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SNOW ACCUMULATING ON ROADS COULD RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 30 DEGREES.

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 HAZARDOUS. 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.

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