HIDE Winter Storm Warning issued February 19 at 3:25PM EST until February 20 at 4:00PM EST by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
...WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY ACROSS
MUCH OF THE CAROLINA MOUNTAINS...PORTIONS OF THE GEORGIA
MOUNTAINS...AND THE FOOTHILLS AND NORTHERN PIEDMONT OF NORTH
.A strong area of high pressure north of the region will bring
cold air southward across the western Carolinas through
Wednesday. Returning moisture will produce a wintry mix of
precipitation in some areas of the Blue Ridge mountains of
western North Carolina this afternoon into the evening. This will
begin to transition to freezing rain this evening, expanding to
include portions of the South Carolina and Georgia mountains as
well as the Interstate 40 corridor in the North Carolina Piedmont
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet
accumulations of up to 2 inches and ice accumulations of up to
one quarter of an inch expected. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph
in the higher elevations.
* WHERE...The northern mountains of North Carolina.
* WHEN...Until 4 PM EST Wednesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
commute. The weight of ice accumulation could bring down
scattered trees and power lines, resulting in scattered power