HIDE Special Weather Statement issued January 17 at 6:07PM EST by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
...AREAS OF BLACK ICE EXPECTED TO CAUSE TREACHEROUS ROAD
CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING...
Abundant sunshine in most areas allowed roads to warm and driving
conditions to improve for a time Monday afternoon. However, in
most areas where snow is on the ground, they remained wet from
snowmelt. Tonight will be considerably colder than Sunday night,
and any roads that were still wet at sunset likely will freeze
over. Black ice will be a significant road hazard overnight
through at least late Tuesday morning, when sunshine should again
allow the ice to thaw.
Transportation agencies have advised the public to stay off the
roads unless absolutely necessary. Any motorists that do venture
out are urged to use extreme caution. If a road looks wet, it
likely is covered in a thin sheet of ice.
HIDE Wind Advisory issued January 17 at 5:56PM EST until January 17 at 11:00PM EST by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* WHERE...Avery, Yancey and Mitchell Counties.
* WHEN...Until 11 PM EST this evening.
* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
Counties Affected: Avery; Mitchell; Yancey
Issued by: NWS Greenville-Spartanburg (Western North Carolina and Northwest South Carolina) HIDE