Buncombe Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 10:36 PM EDT on October 30, 2014

...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 8 PM Friday to 8 PM EDT Saturday...

* locations...Buncombe...Graham and northern Jackson counties.

* Hazards...accumulating snowfall in the 1 to 3 inch range.

* Timing...rain showers Friday evening will change over to snow overnight as snow levels drop to the valley floors by daybreak Saturday. Scattered snow showers will likely linger through the day on Saturday...before ending Saturday evening.

* Accumulations...snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches.

* Impacts...the wet snow combined with very windy conditions could produce isolated tree and power line damage. Road surfaces may see slightly less snow accumulation...but bridges and overpasses may become snow covered and icy.

* Temperatures...falling into the upper 20s bt daybreak Saturday.

* Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery 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. Additional details can be found at www.Weather.Gov/gsp.