Winter Weather Advisory issued March 20 at 4:31AM EDT until March 22 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
Buncombe; Burke Mountains; Caldwell Mountains; Macon; McDowell Mountains; Southern Jackson
...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND VERY WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS
MUCH OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
.An area of strong low pressure will move to the eastern seaboard
today through Wednesday. Cold air spilling into the region behind
this low pressure system will combine with moist northwesterly
upslope flow to wring out accumulating snow showers across much of
the North Carolina mountains tonight through Wednesday night. In
addition, the northwest winds will become very gusty at times,
especially Wednesday through Wednesday night.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
8 AM EDT THURSDAY...
* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches
expected, with localized amounts of 3 to 6 inches along the
highest ridge top locations. Northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph may
gust to 35 to 45 mph at times.
* WHERE...Portions of western North Carolina along and just east
of the Blue Ridge.
* WHEN...From 8 PM this evening to 8 AM EDT Thursday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Tree
branches could fall. Expect reduced visibilities at times.
Scattered power outages are possible.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect 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.