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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 8:05 AM EST Jan. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10 am EST this
morning...
... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST Thursday
above 3500 feet...

* what... snow occurring. Very cold wind chills expected above 3500
feet. Plan on slippery Road conditions. Additional snow
accumulations of up to one inch are expected. Above 3500 feet,
expect wind chills to range from 5 above zero to 10 below zero.

* Where... portions of western North Carolina.

* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, until 10 am EST this
morning. For the Wind Chill Advisory, until 7 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. Very cold temperatures will result
in only marginal improvement to Road conditions today. Any
melting that does occur will quickly refreeze after sunset.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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.

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
gloves.