Winter Storm Warning Remains in Effect Until 6:00pm Thursday

February 11, 2014
A MAJOR WINTER STORM GRADUALLY DEVELOPING ACROSS NORTHEAST
GEORGIA...UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...AND WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
 

MAINLY LIGHT PATCHY SNOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH THIS EVENING BEFORE
HEAVIER PRECIPITATION RAMPS BACK UP OVERNIGHT. MORE ABUNDANT
MOISTURE WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION OVERNIGHT JUST AS A VERY COLD
AIRMASS SETTLES SOUTHWARD FROM HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE MID
ATLANTIC. THE COMBINATION OF THESE FEATURES WILL ALLOW HEAVY
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN TO IMPACT THE
AREA MAINLY WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
 


WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST
THURSDAY...
 

* LOCATIONS...THE LOWER PIEDMONT FROM ELBERTON GEORGIA TO
  GREENWOOD SOUTH CAROLINA.
 

* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET...WITH AREAS OF HEAVY ICING
  FROM FREEZING RAIN.
 

* TIMING...MAINLY PATCHY LIGHT SNOW WILL IMPACT THE REGION THIS
  EVENING. THE PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME HEAVIER TOWARD DAYBREAK
  AND LAST INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SLEET WILL INCREASINGLY MIX IN
  FROM THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY...ALONG WITH INCREASING
  AMOUNTS OF FREEZING RAIN. THE PRECIPITATION WILL END FROM THE
  WEST THURSDAY MORNING.
 

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES...ALONG
  WITH AROUND ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH OF ICE.
 

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAVY SNOW...SIGNIFICANT SLEET...
  AND HEAVY FREEZING RAIN WILL MAKE TRAVEL TREACHEROUS. THE
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL ALSO CREATE NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES...
  ESPECIALLY WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.
 

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.
 

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...BE SURE TO TAKE ALONG YOUR CELL
PHONE. WEAR A WARM COAT...GLOVES...AND BOOTS. KEEP A BLANKET...
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.
 

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.
 

PLEASE REPORT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS...AS WELL AS ANY DAMAGE
TO TREES OR STRUCTURES...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.

Updated snowfall projections from the NWS as of 4:00pm 2/11

Updated snowfall projections from the NWS as of 4:00pm 2/11

Latest ice accumulation forecast from the NWS as of 4:00pm 2/11

Latest ice accumulation forecast from the NWS as of 4:00pm 2/11

 

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