FLOOD WARNING

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
144 AM EST FRI FEB 22 2019

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Mecklenburg NC-
144 AM EST FRI FEB 22 2019

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

  • Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in…
    Central Mecklenburg County in the Piedmont of North Carolina…

  • Until 445 AM EST.

  • At 140 AM EST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
    flooding. The stream gauge on McMullen Creek above Lincrest Place
    southeast of Charlotte reported a level of 6.7 feet and rising
    rapidly. It is expected to exceed minor flood stage of 7.5 feet
    early this morning.

  • Some locations that will experience flooding include…
    Southpark Mall and South Charlotte. At 7.5 feet, Addison Dr. and
    Lincrest Rd. may flood.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Only when it is safe to do so, please report floodwaters or
landslides flowing over roads or threatening property to the National
Weather Service by calling toll-free, 1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, by
posting on our Facebook page, or via Twitter using hashtag NWSGSP.
Your message should describe the event and the specific location
where it occurred, including roadways, nearby cross streets, stream
names and other landmarks.

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WINTER WEATHER STATEMENT

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
335 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

…WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING ACROSS MUCH OF
THE CAROLINA MOUNTAINS…PORTIONS OF THE GEORGIA MOUNTAINS…AND
THE FOOTHILLS AND NORTHERN PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA…

.A strong area of high pressure north of the region has brought cold
air southward across the western Carolinas. A wintry mix of mostly
freezing rain and some sleet will continue over parts of the
mountains, expanding to include portions of the South Carolina and
Georgia mountains as well as the Interstate 40 corridor in the
North Carolina Piedmont and foothills.

NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-201645-
/O.CON.KGSP.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-190220T2100Z/
Avery-Yancey-Mitchell-Caldwell Mountains-Burke Mountains-
McDowell Mountains-
Including the cities of Ingalls, Banner Elk, Newland, Swiss,
Burnsville, Celo, Micaville, Ramseytown, Busick, Spruce Pine,
Poplar, Jonas Ridge, Ashford, Woodlawn, and Old Fort
335 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON…

  • WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation. Additional snow and sleet
    accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to
    two tenths of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will be
    possible as well.

  • WHERE…The northern mountains of North Carolina.

  • WHEN…Until 4 PM EST this afternoon.

  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The
    hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute. The
    weight of ice accumulation could bring down scattered trees
    and power lines, resulting in a few power outages, especially
    once winds pick up.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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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WINTER STORM WARNING

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1038 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-210345-
Avery-Yancey-Mitchell-Caldwell Mountains-Burke Mountains-
McDowell Mountains-
1038 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY…

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for western North Carolina.

.DAY ONE…Tonight.

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

Winter Storm Warning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Wednesday through Monday.

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

Winter Storm Warning.

An unsettled weather pattern will set up across the region through
the week. Occasional heavy rain will be possible off and on through
the weekend. As rounds of widespread rainfall may occur across the
area, the threat of flash flooding and flooding of rivers and
streams will increase.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

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WINTER WEATHER WARNING

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1032 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

…WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY ACROSS
MUCH OF THE CAROLINA MOUNTAINS…PORTIONS OF THE GEORGIA
MOUNTAINS…AND THE FOOTHILLS AND NORTHERN PIEDMONT OF NORTH
CAROLINA…

.A strong area of high pressure north of the region will bring
cold air southward across the western Carolinas through
Wednesday. A wintry mix of rain, snow, and sleet has already
occurred in some areas of the Blue Ridge mountains of western
North Carolina. Overnight tonight, as temperatures fall below
freezing, this will begin to transition to freezing rain over
parts of the mountains, expanding to include portions of the
South Carolina and Georgia mountains as well as the Interstate 40
corridor in the North Carolina Piedmont and foothills.

NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-200930-
/O.CON.KGSP.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-190220T2100Z/
Avery-Yancey-Mitchell-Caldwell Mountains-Burke Mountains-
McDowell Mountains-
Including the cities of Ingalls, Banner Elk, Newland, Swiss,
Burnsville, Celo, Micaville, Ramseytown, Busick, Spruce Pine,
Poplar, Jonas Ridge, Ashford, Woodlawn, and Old Fort
1032 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

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

  • WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations
    of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to two tenths of
    an inch. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph late tonight and during
    the day Wednesday.

  • WHERE…The northern mountains of North Carolina.

  • WHEN…Until 4 PM EST Wednesday.

  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The
    hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute. The weight
    of ice accumulation could bring down scattered trees and power
    lines, resulting in a few power outages, especially once winds
    pick up.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1031 AM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

NCZ035>037-048-052-056-057-059-063-502-504-506-201545-
Alexander-Iredell-Davie-Madison-Haywood-Catawba-Rowan-
Northern Jackson-Southern Jackson-Greater Caldwell-Greater Burke-
Eastern McDowell-
1031 AM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM
EST WEDNESDAY…

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for piedmont North Carolina and
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.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Wednesday through Monday.

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

Winter Weather Advisory.

An unsettled weather pattern will set up across the region through
the week. Occasional heavy rain will be possible off and on through
the weekend. As rounds of widespread rainfall may occur across the
area, the threat of flash flooding and flooding of rivers and
streams will increase.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

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WINTER STORM WARNING for

..WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY ACROSS
MUCH OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS…ADJACENT FOOTHILLS…AND I-
40 CORRIDOR…

.A strong area of high pressure north of the region will bring
cold air southward across the western Carolinas through
Wednesday. Returning moisture will continue to produce a wintry
mix of precipitation along the Blue Ridge mountains of western
North Carolina, and surrounding areas. This will transition
completely to freezing rain before daybreak Wednesday, with
accumulating ice likely through at least midday, especially along
and north of Interstate 40.

…WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 PM EST WEDNESDAY…

  • WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total sleet and snow
    accumulations of up to 3 inches and ice accumulations of one
    tenth to three tenths of an inch expected. Winds gusting as high
    as 40 mph.

  • WHERE…The northern mountains of North Carolina.

  • WHEN…From 3 PM this afternoon to 4 PM EST Wednesday.

  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Power outages and tree damage are likely
    due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. The
    hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
    commute.

Instructions: A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. 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.
Target Area:
Avery
Burke Mountains
Caldwell Mountains
McDowell Mountains
Mitchell
Yancey

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

WWUS42 KGSP 191513
WSWGSP

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1013 AM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

…WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY ACROSS
MUCH OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS…ADJACENT FOOTHILLS…AND I-
40 CORRIDOR…

.A strong area of high pressure north of the region will bring
cold air southward across the western Carolinas through
Wednesday. Returning moisture will continue to produce a wintry
mix of precipitation along the Blue Ridge mountains of western
North Carolina, and surrounding areas. This will transition
completely to freezing rain before daybreak Wednesday, with
accumulating ice likely through at least midday, especially along
and north of Interstate 40.

NCZ035>037-048-052-056-057-059-063-502-504-506-508-510-192315-
/O.CON.KGSP.WW.Y.0007.190219T2300Z-190220T2100Z/
Alexander-Iredell-Davie-Madison-Haywood-Catawba-Rowan-
Northern Jackson-Southern Jackson-Greater Caldwell-Greater Burke-
Eastern McDowell-Greater Rutherford-Eastern Polk-
Including the cities of Bethlehem, Ellendale, Millersville,
Taylorsville, Hiddenite, Stony Point, Statesville, Mooresville,
Farmington, Fork Church, Mocksville, Advance, Faust, Mars Hill,
Marshall, Walnut, Allenstand, Hot Springs, Luck, Waynesville,
Waterville, Canton, Cruso, Cove Creek, Hickory, Newton,
St. Stephens, Salisbury, Cullowhee, Tuckasegee, Sylva,
Wolf Mountain, Cashiers, Kings Creek, Lenoir, Sawmills,
Granite Falls, Morganton, Pleasant Grove, Valdese, Marion, Nebo,
Dysartsville, Fero, Glenwood, Forest City, Rutherfordton,
Spindale, Tryon, Columbus, and Mill Spring
1013 AM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY…

  • WHAT…Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of
    around one tenth of an inch expected. Winds gusting as high as
    35 mph.

  • WHERE…Portions of the southern and central mountains,
    foothills, and northern Piedmont of North Carolina.

  • WHEN…From 6 PM this evening to 4 PM EST Wednesday.

  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The hazardous conditions could impact the
    morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads. Slow down
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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

FLUS42 KGSP 190934
HWOGSP

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
434 AM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-200945-
Avery-Yancey-Mitchell-Caldwell Mountains-Burke Mountains-
McDowell Mountains-
434 AM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM EST
WEDNESDAY…

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 Storm Warning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Wednesday through Monday.

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

Winter Storm Warning.

An unsettled weather pattern will set up across the region through
the week. Occasional heavy rain will be possible off and on through
the weekend. As rounds of widespread rainfall may occur across the
area, the threat of flash flooding and flooding of rivers and
streams will increase.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

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Urgent weather weather statment

WWUS42 KGSP 190850
WSWGSP

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
350 AM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

…WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY ACROSS
MUCH OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS…ADJACENT FOOTHILLS…AND
I-40 CORRIDOR…

.A strong area of high pressure north of the region will bring cold
air southward across the western Carolinas through Wednesday.
Meanwhile, moisture will return from the south tonight and
produce a wintry mix of precipitation along the Blue Ridge
mountains of western North Carolina, and surrounding areas. A
wintry mix this evening will transition completely over to
freezing rain before daybreak Wednesday, with accumulating ice
likely through at least midday, especially along and north of
Interstate 40.

NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-191700-
/O.CON.KGSP.WS.W.0003.190219T2300Z-190220T2100Z/
Avery-Yancey-Mitchell-Caldwell Mountains-Burke Mountains-
McDowell Mountains-
Including the cities of Ingalls, Banner Elk, Newland, Swiss,
Burnsville, Celo, Micaville, Ramseytown, Busick, Spruce Pine,
Poplar, Jonas Ridge, Ashford, Woodlawn, and Old Fort
350 AM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY…

  • WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and
    sleet accumulations of one-half to one inch, with ice
    accumulations from freezing rain around one quarter inch.
    Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

  • WHERE…The northern mountains of western North Carolina.

  • WHEN…From 6 PM today to 4 PM EST Wednesday. Precipitation may
    begin as a snow and sleet mixture late today, transition to
    sleet and freezing rain through the evening hours, and then
    become all freezing rain overnight through Wednesday morning.

  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The
    hazardous conditions will likely impact the morning commute on
    Wednesday. Scattered to numerous power outages are likely.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
143 PM EST Mon Feb 18 2019

…WINTRY PRECIPITATION POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY
ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS…

.A strong area of high pressure will wedge cold air into the
Carolinas Tuesday into Wednesday. Meanwhile, another round of
moisture will lift north into the region, resulting in a wintry
mix early Tuesday night changing over to freezing rain by early
Wednesday morning across the North Carolina mountains.

NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-190300-
/O.CON.KGSP.WS.A.0003.190219T2300Z-190220T1900Z/
Avery-Yancey-Mitchell-Caldwell Mountains-Burke Mountains-
McDowell Mountains-
Including the cities of Ingalls, Banner Elk, Newland, Swiss,
Burnsville, Celo, Micaville, Ramseytown, Busick, Spruce Pine,
Poplar, Jonas Ridge, Ashford, Woodlawn, and Old Fort
143 PM EST Mon Feb 18 2019

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON…

  • WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow and
    sleet accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of
    up to one quarter of an inch possible.

  • WHERE…The northern mountains of North Carolina.

  • WHEN…From Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon.

  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Power outages and tree damage will be
    possible due to the ice. Plan on slippery road conditions. The
    hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

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