Statement as of 5:51 AM EST on January 17, 2018
Expires 10:00 AM EST on January 18, 2018
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10 am EST this
... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 10 am this morning
to 10 am EST Thursday...
* what... snow occurring. Very cold wind chills expected. Plan on
slippery Road conditions, including during the morning
commute. Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch are
expected. Expect wind chills to range from 5 above zero to 10
* Where... Avery, Yancey and Mitchell counties.
* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, until 10 am EST this
morning. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 10 am this morning
to 10 am EST Thursday.
* 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.
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.
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
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.