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Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 10:01 AM EST on November 26, 2014

Expires 12:00 PM EST on November 27, 2014


... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from midnight
tonight to noon EST Thursday...
... Winter Storm Warning is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has
cancelled the Winter Storm Warning. The Winter Weather Advisory
remains in effect for tonight into Thursday.

* Locations... Avery... Yancey... and Mitchell counties in North
Carolina.

* Hazards... light snow accumulations tonight into Thursday morning
along with subfreezing temperatures.

* Timing... snow showers are expected to redevelop later tonight
and linger into Thursday morning.

* Accumulations... two to three inches of additional snow accumulation
is expected tonight... especially on northwest facing slopes.

* Impacts... snow could accumulate on roads tonight... possibly
resulting in hazardous driving conditions... as temperatures fall
well below freezing.

* Temperatures... in the upper 20s Thursday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that 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.






Local Storm Report



11/26/2014 0700 am

E Flat Springs, Avery County.

Snow m0.2 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            0.10 on the ground. Heavy snow at 7 am with temperature
            32 degrees.




11/26/2014 0725 am

Banner Elk, Avery County.

Snow e0.3 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Road cameras in the area indicate roads becoming snow
            covered.




11/26/2014 0804 am

Newland, Avery County.

Snow e0.5 inch, reported by County official.


            Around a half inch of snow in Newland with very slick
            roads and many cars sliding off roads into ditches.
            Temperatures generally just above freezing but the heavy
            burst of snow creating traffic problems.




11/26/2014 0850 am

Banner Elk, Avery County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            2 inches measured in various places such as on
            overnight parked cars and on decks. On average an inch
            on ground surfaces.




11/26/2014 0958 am

Beech Mountain, Avery County.

Snow e6.0 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Estimated 6 inches on beech mtn





11/26/2014 0958 am

Beech Mountain, Avery County.

Snow e6.0 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Estimated 6 inches on beech mtn





11/26/2014 0850 am

Banner Elk, Avery County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            2 inches measured in various places such as on
            overnight parked cars and on decks. On average an inch
            on ground surfaces.





11/26/2014 0700 am

E Flat Springs, Avery County.

Snow m0.2 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            0.10 on the ground. Heavy snow at 7 am with temperature
            32 degrees.





11/26/2014 0804 am

Newland, Avery County.

Snow e0.5 inch, reported by County official.


            Around a half inch of snow in Newland with very slick
            roads and many cars sliding off roads into ditches.
            Temperatures generally just above freezing but the heavy
            burst of snow creating traffic problems.





11/26/2014 0725 am

Banner Elk, Avery County.

Snow e0.3 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Road cameras in the area indicate roads becoming snow
            covered.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:31 AM EST on November 26, 2014


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 11
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/gsp

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

North Carolina

... Avery County...
   Beech Mountain 6.0 958 am 11/26 broadcast media
   Banner Elk 2.0 850 am 11/26 co-op observer
   Newland 0.5 804 am 11/26 County official
   E Flat Springs 0.2 700 am 11/26 trained spotter

... Haywood County...
   4 NW Maggie Valley 2.0 915 am 11/26 public
   2 NW Waynesville 0.3 737 am 11/26 broadcast media

... Madison County...
   16 NNW Mars Hill 0.3 700 am 11/26 local police


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