Winter Weather Advisory issued January 16 at 4:39AM EST until January 17 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
Avery; Buncombe; Henderson; Macon; Madison; Mitchell; Northern Jackson; Southern Jackson; Transylvania; Yancey
...LIGHT SNOW EXPECTED ACROSS PARTS OF THE WESTERN CAROLINAS AND
NORTHEAST GEORGIA LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT...
.A fast moving cold front is expected to approach from the west
today and move across the region tonight. A band of light
precipitation will accompany the front as it passes. Temperatures
will fall off quickly with the front. Although the precipitation
may begin as a brief period of rain, it should quickly mix with
and change to light snow. Although the amount of snow will be
light, generally on the order of 1-2 inches over the mountains and
and inch or so east of the Blue Ridge, the cold temperatures may
allow the snow to stick to untreated roads, resulting in numerous
travel problems on untreated roads early Wednesday, including the
morning rush hour. The snow should end by midday Wednesday.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Light snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions.
Total snow accumulations of up to two inches are expected.
* WHERE...Portions of northeast Georgia and western North
* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 7 AM EST Wednesday. Most of the
snow will taper off by around midnight. Thereafter, widespread
black ice will develop on untreated roadways.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times, mainly this evening. Cold wind chills as low as 5 below
zero will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed
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.