• Winter Storm Watch

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    GAZ010-017-NCZ036-037-056-057-068>072-082-508-510-SCZ001>003- 005>009-080000- /O.CON.KGSP.WS.A.0005.181209T0000Z-181210T1700Z/ Rabun-Habersham-Iredell-Davie-Catawba-Rowan-Cleveland-Lincoln- Gaston-Mecklenburg-Cabarrus-Union-Greater Rutherford-Eastern Polk- Oconee Mountains-Pickens Mountains-Greenville Mountains- Greater Pickens-Greater Greenville-Spartanburg-Cherokee-York- Including the cities of Clayton, Pine Mountain, Mountain City, Cornelia, Demorest, Clarkesville, Hollywood, Statesville, Mooresville, Farmington, Fork Church, Mocksville, Advance, Hickory, Newton, St. Stephens, Salisbury, Shelby, Kings Mountain, Lincolnton, Crouse, Gastonia, Charlotte, Concord, Kannapolis, Monroe, Trinity, Indian Trail, Weddington, Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Tryon, Columbus, Mill Spring, Mountain Rest, Walhalla, Pumpkintown, Tigerville, Gowensville, Cleveland, Easley, Dacusville, Clemson, Greenville, Taylors, Greer, Mauldin, Fork Shoals, Simpsonville, Berea, Spartanburg, Gaffney, Catawba, and Rock Hill 1051 AM EST Fri Dec 7 2018 ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow and sleet accumulations of 3 to 12 inches are possible, along with a light glaze of ice. * WHERE...The southern foothills and the piedmont of western North Carolina, as well as the northern Upstate of South Carolina and the northeast Georgia mountains. Snow and sleet amounts approaching a foot would impact mainly the North Carolina foothills and northwest piedmont as well as the mountain zones. Snow and sleet amounts will transition quickly down toward the 5 to 8 inch range closer to the North and South Carolina border, with more sleet mixing in, and lesser amounts southeast of Interstate 85 and across Habersham County in Georgia. * WHEN...From Saturday evening through Monday morning. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could become very difficult or even impossible. Road conditions could deteriorate as early as Saturday evening, with highway travel continuing to be impacted through early next week. Visibility may drop to less than a half mile during periods of heavy snow. Widespread, prolonged power outages are possible. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. && $$

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