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Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory

Statement as of 4:01 AM EST on February 12, 2016

Expires 10:00 AM EST on February 14, 2016


... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from noon today to 6 am EST
Saturday...
... Wind Chill Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to 10 am
EST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a Winter Weather Advisory for snow and strong winds... which is in
effect from noon today to 6 am EST Saturday. A Wind Chill
Advisory has also been issued. This Wind Chill Advisory is in
effect from midnight tonight to 10 am EST Sunday.

* Locations... northern mountains of North Carolina.

* Hazards... light snow accumulations and very strong gusty winds.
The combination of the winds with falling temperatures will
result in dangerously low wind chills tonight.

* Timing... snow showers will develop around daybreak this
morning... with a quick inch or so of accumulation
possible... then additional one to two inches possible this
evening into tonight. Winds will start out generally light
through midday... then start to increase out of the northwest by
early evening and continue through the night. Wind chills will
fall below -5 degrees starting around midnight... and remain in
the -5 to -15 range until after sunrise Sunday.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches.

* Impacts... light snow accumulations... very strong gusty
winds... and dangerous wind chills may make travel hazardous.

* Temperatures... mainly in the 20s today... falling into the single
digits to teens tonight... rising only a few degrees on
Saturday... then falling into the single digits Saturday night.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Wind chill values... as low as 5 to 15 below zero.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that 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.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds
will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in
frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken.
If you must venture outdoors... make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

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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Alaska - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Watch , Special Statement
Delaware - Special Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Special Statement, Beach Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning
Idaho - Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Indiana - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Iowa - Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Wind Chill Watch , Wind Chill Advisory, Wind Chill Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Wind Chill Advisory
Maryland - Wind Chill Watch , Special Statement
Massachusetts - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Michigan - Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Minnesota - Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Advisory
Nebraska - Special Statement
New Hampshire - Wind Chill Watch , Wind Chill Advisory, Wind Chill Watch
New Jersey - Wind Chill Watch , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
New York - Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Warning, Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning, Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Watch , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
North Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Ohio - Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning
Oregon - Beach Hazard Statement , Air Stagnation Advisory
Pennsylvania - Wind Chill Watch , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Advisory, Lake Effect Snow Watch , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Wind Chill Watch , Wind Chill Warning
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
South Dakota - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Tennessee - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Vermont - Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
Virginia - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Watch , Record Report
Washington - Air Stagnation Advisory
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