AP-NC–KGSP-NC Wind Chill Warning, NC

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WWUS42 KGSP 062314

WSWGSP

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC

614 PM EST MON JAN 6 2014

…BITTERLY COLD WEATHER TO AFFECT THE WESTERN CAROLINAS AND

NORTHEAST GEORGIA THROUGH TUESDAY…

.SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS MAY CONTINUE IN THE MOIST NORTHWEST

FLOW ACROSS THE WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE

EVENING HOURS…BUT ANY ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE

LIGHT AND CONFINED TO THE IMMEDIATE TENNESSEE BORDER AND HIGHER

NCZ033-048>052-058-070900-

/O.EXP.KGSP.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-140106T2300Z/

/O.CON.KGSP.WC.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140107T1700Z/

AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…NEWLAND…SPRUCE PINE…BRYSON CITY…

WAYNESVILLE

614 PM EST MON JAN 6 2014

…WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TUESDAY…

…WINTER STORM WARNING HAS EXPIRED…

* LOCATIONS…THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA ALONG THE

TENNESSEE BORDER.

* HAZARDS…DANGEROUS WIND CHILL VALUES WITH VERY WINDY

CONDITIONS.

* IMPACTS…VERY WINDY CONDITIONS AND FRIGID ARCTIC TEMPERATURES

WILL CREATE HAZARDOUSLY COLD CONDITIONS ACROSS THE AREA. THE

WINDS MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO BLOW DOWN TREE LIMBS AND CREATE

SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES TONIGHT.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES…15 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO…WITH 30 TO 35

DEGREES BELOW ZERO POSSIBLE ALONG THE HIGHEST RIDGES…AS LOW

TEMPERATURES TUESDAY MORNING RANGE FROM ZERO TO 10 BELOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND

STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS

WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF

PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

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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NCZ053-059-062>065-501-503-505-507-509-070900-

/O.CON.KGSP.WC.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140107T1700Z/

BUNCOMBE-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-

HENDERSON-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-BURKE MOUNTAINS-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-

RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-POLK MOUNTAINS-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ASHEVILLE…SYLVA…FRANKLIN…

BREVARD…HENDERSONVILLE

614 PM EST MON JAN 6 2014

…WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TUESDAY…

* LOCATIONS…THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF NORTH

CAROLINA…INCLUDING THE ASHEVILLE AREA…AS WELL AS MOUNTAIN

LOCATIONS EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE.

* HAZARDS…DANGEROUS WIND CHILL VALUES WITH VERY WINDY

CONDITIONS.

* IMPACTS…VERY WINDY CONDITIONS AND FRIGID ARCTIC TEMPERATURES

WILL CREATE HAZARDOUSLY COLD CONDITIONS ACROSS THE AREA. THE

WINDS MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO BLOW DOWN TREE LIMBS AND CREATE

SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES TONIGHT.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES…15 TO 25 DEGREES BELOW ZERO…WITH 25 TO 30

DEGREES BELOW ZERO POSSIBLE ALONG THE HIGHEST RIDGES…AS LOW

TEMPERATURES TUESDAY MORNING RANGE FROM ZERO TO 5 BELOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND

STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS

WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF

PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

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.

&&

$$

Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Mon Jan 6 2014 6:14PM EST

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