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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday January 17th, 2018 :: 05:55 a.m. EST


Winter Storm Warning from 1/17/2018 5:51 AM to 12:00 PM EST for Rutherford County

Alexander-Caldwell Mountains-Greater Caldwell-Burke Mountains-
Greater Burke-McDowell Mountains-Eastern McDowell-
Rutherford Mountains-Greater Rutherford-Polk Mountains-
Eastern Polk-
Including the cities of Bethlehem, Ellendale, Millersville,
Taylorsville, Hiddenite, Stony Point, Patterson, Kings Creek,
Lenoir, Sawmills, Granite Falls, Jonas Ridge, Morganton,
Pleasant Grove, Valdese, Ashford, Sugar Hill, Woodlawn, Old Fort,
Marion, Nebo, Dysartsville, Fero, Glenwood, Forest City,
Rutherfordton, Spindale, Saluda, Tryon, Columbus, and Mill Spring
551 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018


* WHAT...Heavy snow occurring. Plan on difficult travel
conditions, including during the morning commute. Additional
snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of the foothills of North Carolina.

* WHEN...Until noon EST today.

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


A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are occurring. 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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