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GA WFO GREENVILLE/SPARTANBURG Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 4:05 AM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 04:05:49-05

WFO GREENVILLE/SPARTANBURG Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC

401 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING ACROSS MUCH OF

THE CAROLINA MOUNTAINS...PORTIONS OF THE GEORGIA MOUNTAINS...AND

THE FOOTHILLS AND NORTHERN PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

.A strong area of high pressure north of the region has brought

cold air southward across the western Carolinas. A wintry mix of

mostly freezing rain and some sleet will continue over parts of

the mountains, expanding to include portions of the South

Carolina and Georgia mountains as well as the Interstate

40 corridor in the North Carolina Piedmont and foothills.

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* WHAT...Freezing rain. Additional ice accumulations will amount

to a light glaze.

* WHERE...In South Carolina, the mountains of Oconee and Pickens

Counties. In Georgia, Rabun County.

* WHEN...Until noon EST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Slippery road conditions are possible.

The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain

will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads. Slow down

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.

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