WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY

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Buncombe-Transylvania-Henderson-Rutherford Mountains-
Polk Mountains-
Including the cities of Asheville, Brevard, Cedar Mountain,
Little River, Hendersonville, Fletcher, Dana, East Flat Rock,
Tuxedo, Etowah, and Saluda
345 PM EST Fri Dec 7 2018

…WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO NOON
EST MONDAY…

* WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow
accumulations of 11 to 18 inches, with even higher amounts
possible on mountain ridges. Ice accumulations of around a tenth
of an inch are also expected.

* WHERE…Buncombe, Henderson, and Transylvania Counties, plus
mountainous portions of Rutherford and Polk Counties.

* WHEN…From noon Saturday to noon Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel will be very difficult or even
impossible. Road conditions will deteriorate Saturday night,
with highway travel continuing to be impacted through early next
week. Visibility may drop to less than a half mile during
periods of heavy snow. A few power outages will occur.
Widespread, prolonged power outages are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

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.
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