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Flood Advisory
Issued: 2:40 AM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* flood advisory for
the French Broad River at Blantyre.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 1 am Sunday the stage was 13.8 feet.
* Action stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast: the river will rise above action stage this morning
then crest near 15.7 feet by this evening. The river should
fall below 15 feet Monday morning.
* Impacts: at 17.0 feet: minor flooding continues. Floodwaters
continue to inundate farmland between the French Broad River and
the Railroad tracks. Floodwaters may start to inundate the
shoulders of River Road near the big Willow Road intersection.
Floodwaters continue to impact boat access areas at Grove bridge
Rd. And Crab Creek Rd..
* impacts: at 16.0 feet: minor flood stage. Farmland flooding
continues on both sides of the French Broad River. Floodwaters
begin to impact boat access areas at Grove bridge Rd. And Crab
Creek Rd..
* impacts: at 15.0 feet: action stage. Most farm fields are flooding
between the French Broad River and Brevard Rd. And between the
French Broad River and Pleasant Grove Rd..


Lat... Lon 3538 8257 3537 8250 3529 8254 3521 8267
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Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:17 AM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect from 6 am this morning to 1 am EST
Monday...

* locations... the southern mountains of western North Carolina,
including the Great Smoky Mountains, as well as Madison County
in the central mountains.

* Hazards... very windy conditions.

* Timing... northwest winds will increase rapidly by daybreak
today. The strongest winds are expected from shortly after
sunrise through the afternoon hours. Winds will diminish very
slowly this evening.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 45 to 55 mph at
times.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

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.

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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Special Statement
Issued: 3:57 AM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Areas of black ice expected to develop across the North
Carolina and extreme northeast Georgia mountains this morning...

An extremely cold air mass will move quickly into the southern
Appalachians this morning behind a departing cold front. Given the
recent rainfall and the rapidly falling temperatures, any water
on area roadways will quickly freeze. This flash freeze may
result in the development of black ice. Untreated roads may become
slippery in some locations this morning. Caution is advised for
anyone planning to travel today across the mountains of North
Carolina, or Rabun County in northeast Georgia.


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357 am EST sun Jan 20 2019

... Areas of black ice expected to develop across the North
Carolina and extreme northeast Georgia mountains this morning...

An extremely cold air mass will move quickly into the southern
Appalachians this morning behind a departing cold front. Given the
recent rainfall and the rapidly falling temperatures, any water
on area roadways will quickly freeze. This flash freeze may
result in the development of black ice. Untreated roads may become
slippery in some locations this morning. Caution is advised for
anyone planning to travel today across the mountains of North
Carolina, or Rabun County in northeast Georgia.


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1017 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

... Areas of black ice expected to develop overnight across the NC
mountains...

An extremely cold air mass will quickly move into the southeast
tonight in the wake of the cold front. With recent rainfall, any
water on roadways will freeze as temperatures plunge below
freezing. This flash freeze may result in the development of
black ice. Untreated roads may become slippery in some locations
in the pre-dawn hours. Caution is advised for anyone planning to
travel across the mountains of North Carolina early Sunday
morning.


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1017 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

... Areas of black ice expected to develop overnight across the NC
mountains...

An extremely cold air mass will quickly move into the southeast
tonight in the wake of the cold front. With recent rainfall, any
water on roadways will freeze as temperatures plunge below
freezing. This flash freeze may result in the development of
black ice. Untreated roads may become slippery in some locations
in the pre-dawn hours. Caution is advised for anyone planning to
travel across the mountains of North Carolina early Sunday
morning.


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Flood Advisory
Issued: 2:40 AM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* flood advisory for
the French Broad River at Blantyre.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 1 am Sunday the stage was 13.8 feet.
* Action stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast: the river will rise above action stage this morning
then crest near 15.7 feet by this evening. The river should
fall below 15 feet Monday morning.
* Impacts: at 17.0 feet: minor flooding continues. Floodwaters
continue to inundate farmland between the French Broad River and
the Railroad tracks. Floodwaters may start to inundate the
shoulders of River Road near the big Willow Road intersection.
Floodwaters continue to impact boat access areas at Grove bridge
Rd. And Crab Creek Rd..
* impacts: at 16.0 feet: minor flood stage. Farmland flooding
continues on both sides of the French Broad River. Floodwaters
begin to impact boat access areas at Grove bridge Rd. And Crab
Creek Rd..
* impacts: at 15.0 feet: action stage. Most farm fields are flooding
between the French Broad River and Brevard Rd. And between the
French Broad River and Pleasant Grove Rd..


Lat... Lon 3538 8257 3537 8250 3529 8254 3521 8267
      3526 8274 3534 8261


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