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North Carolina, Macon

Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:25 PM EST on January 31, 2015

Expires 5:00 AM EST on February 02, 2015


... Wind Advisory in effect from 5 PM Sunday to 5 am EST Monday
above 3500 feet...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a Wind Advisory above 3500 feet... which is in effect from 5 PM
Sunday to 5 am EST Monday.

* Locations... elevations above 3500 feet across the southern and
central North Carolina mountains.

* Hazards... very windy conditions.

* Timing... winds will increase late Sunday afternoon and Sunday
night.

* Winds... southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Impacts... the very windy conditions combined with moderate
rainfall will make driving difficult... especially for high
profile vehicles and in mountain passes. A few trees or limbs
could be downed by the wind and rain... causing isolated power
outages.

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.



Ned


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:52 AM EST on January 31, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 12
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

**********************24 hour snowfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

North Carolina

... Avery County...
   1 SW Linville Falls 0.1 710 am 1/31 cocorahs
   2 ENE Linville 0.1 800 am 1/31 cocorahs
   1 E Flat Springs T 900 am 1/31 co-op observer

... Madison County...
   1 NE Marshall T 735 am 1/31 co-op observer

... Mitchell County...
   5 N Bakersville 1.8 700 am 1/31 cocorahs

... Yancey County...
   Mt Mitchell dcp/coop 1.0 943 am 1/31 co-op observer


***********************snow on ground***********************

Location snow time/date comments
                     on ground of
                     /inches/ measurement

North Carolina

... Avery County...
   beech mtn 1.0 943 am 1/31 co-op observer
   1 E Flat Springs T 700 am 1/31 cocorahs

... Haywood County...
   3 ENE Maggie Valley T 700 am 1/31 cocorahs

... Mitchell County...
   5 N Bakersville 2.5 700 am 1/31 cocorahs
   3 se Bakersville T 800 am 1/31 cocorahs

... Yancey County...
   Mt Mitchell dcp/coop 3.0 943 am 1/31 co-op observer
   7 SSW Burnsville T 830 am 1/31 cocorahs
   6 SSW Burnsville T 700 am 1/31 cocorahs


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