AP-NC--KGSP-NC Winter Storm Warning, NC

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 26, 2013 at 12:10 pm •  Published: March 25, 2013
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC

110 PM EDT TUE MAR 26 2013

...SIGNIFICANT SPRING SNOWFALL CONTINUES ACROSS THE TENNESSEE

BORDER COUNTIES OF NORTH CAROLINA...

.MOIST UPSLOPE WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON IN THE NORTH

CAROLINA MOUNTAINS PRODUCING WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. WINDS WILL

BEGIN TO SLOWLY DIMINISH AS CALM HIGH PRESSURE APPROACHES THE

REGION FROM THE WEST EARLY THIS EVENING...AND HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL

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MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE

110 PM EDT TUE MAR 26 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS

EVENING ABOVE 3500 FEET...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS

EVENING BELOW 3500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...THE TENNESSEE BORDER COUNTIES OF NORTH CAROLINA

FROM MADISON SOUTHWEST TO GRAHAM.

* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL

PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

* TIMING...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE

AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL RATES WILL DECREASE BY EARLY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 1 INCH

IN LOWER ELEVATIONS...AND 2 TO 3 INCHES ON RIDGE TOPS.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL RESULT IN SNOW COVERED ROADS.

THERE WILL ALSO BE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. HIGH

ELEVATIONS ALONG THE TENNESSEE LINE MAY SEE DEEP SNOW DRIFTS

ACROSS ROADS. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO BETWEEN ONE

QUARTER AND ONE HALF MILE IN SNOW SHOWERS AT TIMES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

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