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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
449 AM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

NCZ052-151000-
Haywood-
449 AM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST
THURSDAY ABOVE 2500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM
EST THURSDAY BELOW 2500 FEET...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for western North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Winter Weather Advisory.
   Winter Storm Warning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Winter Weather Advisory.
   Winter Storm Warning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are requested to report snow and ice accumulations to our
office.

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
310 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

...ACCUMULATING ICE AND SLEET EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY
MORNING ACROSS PARTS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

.A deep low pressure system moving east from the Great Plains
states will send abundant moisture into the region atop a wedge of
surface-based cold air tonight. This setup will be favorable for
not only heavy precipitation, but also for the development of
freezing rain and sleet, especially over the central and northern
Blue Ridge mountains and the northern North Carolina foothills.
Heavy accumulations of freezing rain and sleet could lead to power
outages and hazardous travel conditions.

NCZ052-053-064-065-150815-
/O.CON.KGSP.WS.W.0005.181115T0000Z-181115T1800Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WW.Y.0015.181115T0000Z-181115T1800Z/
Haywood-Buncombe-Transylvania-Henderson-
Including the cities of Waynesville, Waterville, Canton, Cruso,
Cove Creek, Asheville, Brevard, Cedar Mountain, Little River,
Hendersonville, Fletcher, Dana, East Flat Rock, Tuxedo,
and Etowah
310 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY ABOVE 2500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY BELOW 2500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected above 2500 feet. Mixed
  precipitation expected below 2500 feet. Above 2500 feet, total
  sleet accumulations of up to one half inch and ice accumulations
  of around one quarter inch expected. Below 2500 feet, including
  the cities of Asheville, Hendersonville, and Waynesville, total
  sleet and ice accumulation of less than one quarter inch
  expected, mainly on elevated and grassy surfaces.

* WHERE...Haywood, Buncombe, Henderson and Transylvania Counties.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 1 PM EST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...At least scattered downed trees and power
  lines and scattered power outages can be expected in the higher
  elevations. Some slippery spots could develop on roads, mainly
  on bridges and overpasses and across the high elevations. This
  could impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery
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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
310 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

...ACCUMULATING ICE AND SLEET EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY
MORNING ACROSS PARTS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

.A deep low pressure system moving east from the Great Plains
states will send abundant moisture into the region atop a wedge of
surface-based cold air tonight. This setup will be favorable for
not only heavy precipitation, but also for the development of
freezing rain and sleet, especially over the central and northern
Blue Ridge mountains and the northern North Carolina foothills.
Heavy accumulations of freezing rain and sleet could lead to power
outages and hazardous travel conditions.

NCZ052-053-064-065-150815-
/O.CON.KGSP.WS.W.0005.181115T0000Z-181115T1800Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WW.Y.0015.181115T0000Z-181115T1800Z/
Haywood-Buncombe-Transylvania-Henderson-
Including the cities of Waynesville, Waterville, Canton, Cruso,
Cove Creek, Asheville, Brevard, Cedar Mountain, Little River,
Hendersonville, Fletcher, Dana, East Flat Rock, Tuxedo,
and Etowah
310 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY ABOVE 2500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY BELOW 2500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected above 2500 feet. Mixed
  precipitation expected below 2500 feet. Above 2500 feet, total
  sleet accumulations of up to one half inch and ice accumulations
  of around one quarter inch expected. Below 2500 feet, including
  the cities of Asheville, Hendersonville, and Waynesville, total
  sleet and ice accumulation of less than one quarter inch
  expected, mainly on elevated and grassy surfaces.

* WHERE...Haywood, Buncombe, Henderson and Transylvania Counties.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 1 PM EST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...At least scattered downed trees and power
  lines and scattered power outages can be expected in the higher
  elevations. Some slippery spots could develop on roads, mainly
  on bridges and overpasses and across the high elevations. This
  could impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery
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.

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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