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GA WFO GREENVILLE/SPARTANBURG Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 3:05 PM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 15:05:47-05

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

303 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

...WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY 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 will bring

cold air southward across the western Carolinas through

Wednesday. Returning moisture will produce a wintry mix of

precipitation in some areas of the Blue Ridge mountains of

western North Carolina this afternoon into the evening. This will

begin to transition to freezing rain this evening, 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 IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO

4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of up to

one tenth of an inch expected.

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

Counties. In Georgia, Rabun County.

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to 4 PM EST Wednesday.

* 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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