Caldwell Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 4:51 AM EST Dec. 11, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 11 am EST this
morning...

* what... widespread black ice expected on roadways. Also, freezing
dense fog will impact the little Tennessee, Tuckasegee, Pigeon,
and portions of the French Broad valleys, which may deposit a
thin additional layer of ice on surfaces. Visibilities may be
one-quarter of a mile or less at times

* where... a portion of western North Carolina, including the
Interstate 40 corridor, and the appalachian expressway.

* When... until 11 am EST this morning.

* Additional details... the hazardous conditions could impact the
Tuesday morning commute.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for black ice means that refreezing of
roads will occur, resulting in the development of widespread black
ice. Be prepared for very slippery roadways. Some roads that
appear clear may be covered by a thin layer of ice.

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.