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Winter Storm Warning, Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 4:17 AM EST on February 08, 2016

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 11, 2016


... Winter Storm Warning in effect until 7 am EST Tuesday...
... Winter Storm Watch now in effect from Tuesday morning through
Thursday morning...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a Winter Storm Warning for snow... which is in effect until 7 am
EST Tuesday. The Winter Weather Advisory is no longer in effect
for this area.

* Locations... the southern and central North Carolina mountains
near the Tennessee border.

* Hazards... periods of snow and blowing snow through tonight.
Also... roads that become wet this afternoon may freeze
overnight... causing slippery conditions. Accumulating
snowfall will likely continue through Wednesday night. In
addition... northwest winds combined with temperatures in the
single digits to low teens may yield wind chill values between
minus 5 to minus 15 Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

* Timing... snow will continue through tonight... with accumulation
occurring most rapidly this afternoon and evening.
However... deep moisture and strengthening northwest winds will
still produce light snow showers at times from Tuesday morning
through Wednesday night.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of generally 2 to 5
inches... with the greatest accumulation potential being on
western facing slopes. Areas along the Tennessee border may see
up to 6 inches by Tuesday morning.

* Impacts... snow and snow packed roads will make travel
dangerous. Snow accumulation and strong gusty winds could result
in scattered power outages and downed trees.

* Temperatures... falling into the teens by early Tuesday morning.

* Winds... northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow...
sleet... and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

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.







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Alabama - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory
Arizona - Lake Wind Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
California - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory
Georgia - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Dense Fog Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Iowa - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Maine - Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Montana - Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory
New York - Coastal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Storm Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Ohio - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Rhode Island - Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report
South Dakota - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Virginia - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement

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