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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Monday February 18th, 2019 :: 03:29 p.m. EST


New event. Winter Weather Advisory from 2/19/2019 6:00 PM to 2/20/2019 4:00 PM EST for Rutherford County.

Alexander-Madison-Haywood-Buncombe-Northern Jackson-
Southern Jackson-Transylvania-Henderson-Greater Caldwell-
Greater Burke-Eastern McDowell-Rutherford Mountains-
Greater Rutherford-Polk Mountains-Eastern Polk-
Including the cities of Bethlehem, Ellendale, Millersville,
Taylorsville, Hiddenite, Stony Point, Faust, Mars Hill, Marshall,
Walnut, Allenstand, Hot Springs, Luck, Waynesville, Waterville,
Canton, Cruso, Cove Creek, Asheville, Cullowhee, Tuckasegee,
Sylva, Wolf Mountain, Cashiers, Brevard, Cedar Mountain,
Little River, Hendersonville, Fletcher, Dana, East Flat Rock,
Tuxedo, Etowah, Kings Creek, Lenoir, Sawmills, Granite Falls,
Morganton, Pleasant Grove, Valdese, Marion, Nebo, Dysartsville,
Fero, Glenwood, Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Saluda,
Tryon, Columbus, and Mill Spring
326 PM EST Mon Feb 18 2019


* WHAT...Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of one-
tenth to two-tenths of an inch are expected, with a few
hundreths of an inch of ice expected across the southern
foothills. Winds may gust as high as 35 mph at times, mainly
along the higher ridge tops in the mountains.

* WHERE...The central and southern mountains of western North
Carolina, especially along and east of the Blue Ridge
escarpment, and also the North Carolina foothills.

* WHEN...From 6 PM Tuesday to 4 PM EST Wednesday. The
precipitation may begin as a mix of sleet and freezing rain late
Tuesday before transitioning over to all freezing rain the rest
of Tuesday night through Wednesday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The hazardous conditions will likely impact
the morning commute on Wednesday.


A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads. Slow down
and use caution while driving.

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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