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Clay County, NC
Saturday December 8th, 2018 :: 03:53 a.m. EST


Winter Storm Warning until 12:00PM Monday

Widespread precipitation will move into the area today as a strong low pressure system approaches the area. Temperatures will be cold enough across northeast Tennessee, northern Plateau, southwest Virginia, and southwest North Carolina for precipitation to begin as a mixture of rain, snow, and sleet in lower elevations, with mainly snow in the mountains. The best lift and moisture will arrive late tonight and continue through Sunday morning, with significant snow accumulations possible, especially across the far east Tennessee Mountains. Snow will begin to taper off on Monday.

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected in the higher elevations, mainly above 3000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 12 inches will be possible.

* WHERE...Higher elevations of eastern Clay County.

* WHEN...From noon today to noon EST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commutes.



A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Clay County, NC
345 Courthouse Drive
Hayesville, NC 28904

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-389-8052

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Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Winter Storm Warning

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