WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY W.NC

t: Winter Weather Advisory
Alert:

…ACCUMULATING SNOW EXPECTED ACROSS PARTS OF THE WESTERN NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAINS THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING…

.A passing upper-level disturbance, along with moist northwest
flow at low-levels, will generate accumulating snow showers
across the Tennessee border counties of the North Carolina
mountains tonight into Tuesday morning.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
TUESDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET…

  • WHAT…Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. Total
    snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, with localized amounts up
    to 6 inches over the high elevations of the Smokies, are
    expected.

  • WHERE…Swain, Haywood and Graham Counties.

  • WHEN…From 7 PM this evening to 10 AM EST Tuesday.

  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
    times. Cold wind chills as low as 10 below zero will cause
    frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means 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.
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.

Instructions:
Target Area:
Graham
Haywood
Swain

About Allen Aycoth

President of The Blue Ridge Weather Watch
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