HIDE Winter Storm Warning issued February 20 at 4:01AM EST until February 20 at 12:00PM EST by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
...WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING ACROSS MUCH OF
THE CAROLINA MOUNTAINS...PORTIONS OF THE GEORGIA MOUNTAINS...AND
THE FOOTHILLS AND NORTHERN PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
.A strong area of high pressure north of the region has brought
cold air southward across the western Carolinas. A wintry mix of
mostly freezing rain and some sleet will continue over parts of
the mountains, expanding to include portions of the South
Carolina and Georgia mountains as well as the Interstate
40 corridor in the North Carolina Piedmont and foothills.
...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...
* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation. Additional snow and sleet
accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to
two tenths of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will be
possible as well.
* WHERE...The northern mountains of North Carolina.
* WHEN...Until noon EST today.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The
hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute. The
weight of ice accumulation could bring down scattered trees
and power lines, resulting in a few power outages, especially
once winds pick up.