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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Friday December 8th, 2017 :: 04:45 a.m. EST


The National Weather Service issued a URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

The National Weather Service issued a URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
427 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017
Haywood-Buncombe-Northern Jackson-Macon-Southern Jackson-
Transylvania-Henderson-McDowell Mountains-Rutherford Mountains-
Polk Mountains-
Including the cities of Waynesville, Waterville, Canton, Cruso,
Cove Creek, Asheville, Cullowhee, Tuckasegee, Sylva, Franklin,
Rainbow Springs, Kyle, Highlands, Wolf Mountain, Cashiers,
Brevard, Cedar Mountain, Little River, Hendersonville, Fletcher,
Dana, East Flat Rock, Tuxedo, Etowah, Ashford, Woodlawn,
Old Fort, and Saluda
427 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017


* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions.
Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are expected, with
localized amounts up to 8 inches above 5000 feet.

* WHERE...Portions of the central and southern mountains of North
Carolina and the adjacent Foothills.

* WHEN...Until 7 AM EST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times.


A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an

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.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates. Additional details
can be found at

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
198 N Washington St
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-287-6247

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