SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT STRONG WINDS AND SNOW

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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
237 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

…DIMINISHING SHOW SHOWERS WITH CONTINUED BLACK ICE THROUGH THIS
EVENING ACROSS PARTS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS WITH BITTER
WIND CHILLS TONIGHT…

.Snow showers will continue to diminish near the Tennessee border
this afternoon, likely tapering off to flurries by around sunset.
Any black ice will likely persist on roads and other surfaces
through the evening, especially in areas that remain cloudy. Very
windy conditions combined with very cold temperatures will also
produce bitter wind chills starting this afternoon and persisting
through tonight.

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Buncombe-Northern Jackson-Caldwell Mountains-Burke Mountains-
McDowell Mountains-
Including the cities of Asheville, Cullowhee, Tuckasegee, Sylva,
Jonas Ridge, Ashford, Woodlawn, and Old Fort
237 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST MONDAY…

  • WHAT…Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as
    10 below zero expected.

  • WHERE…Caldwell Mountains, Burke Mountains, McDowell
    Mountains, Buncombe and Northern Jackson Counties.

  • WHEN…Until 10 AM EST Monday.

  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The cold wind chills could result in
    hypothermia if precautions are not taken.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

About Allen Aycoth

President of The Blue Ridge Weather Watch
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