Winter Weather Advisory

Issued by The National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg, SC

Tue, Feb 24, 4:39 am EST

  • … WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY… … WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT…
  • THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
  • * LOCATIONS… PORTIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA FOOTHILLS AND PIEDMONT ALONG WITH UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA.
  • * HAZARDS… ACCUMULATING SNOW ON HIGHWAYS THAT WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL SUBSCRIBE copyCONDITIONS.
  • * TIMING… AREAS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID TO LATE MORNING. AFTER A LULL TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING… SNOW MAY REDEVELOP ACROSS THE FOOTHILLS AND PIEDMONT OF THE CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
  • * ACCUMULATIONS… SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 INCH OR LESS. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
  • * IMPACTS… HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW ON HIGHWAYS.
  • * TEMPERATURES… IN THE MID 30S.
  • * WINDS… EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
  • 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.
  • A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.
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  • … ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL CONTINUES THROUGH MORNING… … ANOTHER WINTER STORM POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT…
  • .A SURFACE WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE IS NOW MOVING THROUGH REGION ALLOWING FOR SNOW SHOWERS TO SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA. LATEST GUIDANCE HAS COME IN WITH SLIGHTLY HIGHER SNOWFALL TOTALS THEREBY WARRANTING EXPANSION OF ADVISORY OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE PIEDMONT OF THE CAROLINAS.
  • ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO ORGANIZE OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING… AND THEN TRACK ALONG THE GULF COAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION WILL SPREAD NORTHEAST ACROSS NORTHEAST GEORGIA WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND THEN OVER THE WESTERN CAROLINAS WEDNESDAY EVENING. AT THE SAME TIME… COLDER AIR IS EXPECTED TO MOVE DOWN FROM THE NORTH. PRECIPITATION MAY BEGIN AS RAIN… BUT IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER TO SNOW AS THE INTENSITY INCREASES AND TEMPERATURE COOLS WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE SNOW MAY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES DURING THE MID TO LATE EVENING AS THE LOW PRESSURE CENTER MOVES PAST TO THE SOUTH. THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD MOVE EAST AND TAPER OFF EARLY THURSDAY MORNING AS THE LOW MOVES OFFSHORE. SOME UNCERTAINTY REMAINS IN TERMS OF THE NORTHERN EXTENT OF THE PRECIPITATION… THE TRACK OF THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM… AND THE DEGREE OF COLD AIR. FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS WILL DETERMINE IF AND WHEN A WARNING IS ISSUED FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

 

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