Yancey Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 3:46 AM EST Dec. 12, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST
Wednesday...
... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening
to 7 am EST Wednesday...

* what... snow showers and very cold wind chills are expected. Plan
on slippery Road conditions, including during the evening
commute. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches are
expected. Expect wind chills to range from 5 above zero to 10
below zero.

* Where... Avery, Yancey and Mitchell counties.

* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, until 7 am EST
Wednesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 10 PM this evening
to 7 am EST Wednesday.

* Additional details... be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little
as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means 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.

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.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:54 AM EST Dec. 12, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST Wednesday...

* locations... the northern mountains of western North Carolina.

* Hazards... strong wind gusts.

* Timing... starting early this morning lasting through daybreak
Wednesday.

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

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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.