Maggie Valley, NC

5:46 PM EST on February 12, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Location: Maggie Valley, NC
Elevation: 3894 ft
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Elev 3894 ft 35.53 °N, 83.06 °W | Updated 11 minutes ago

29.5 °F
Feels Like 23 °F
Wind Variable Wind from North

High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 3700 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Windchill 23 °F
Dew Point 26 °F
Humidity 86%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:22 AM 6:10 PM
Waxing Crescent, 24% visible
METAR K1A5 122235Z AUTO 33006KT 10SM BKN037 OVC050 04/M03 A3006 RMK AO2 T00361035
Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 3700 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Windchill 23 °F
Dew Point 26 °F
Humidity 86%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:22 AM 6:10 PM
Waxing Crescent, 24% visible
METAR K1A5 122235Z AUTO 33006KT 10SM BKN037 OVC050 04/M03 A3006 RMK AO2 T00361035

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Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 2:28 PM EST Feb. 12, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 am EST
... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from midnight tonight to
noon EST Saturday above 3500 feet...

* locations... the counties of the central North Carolina
mountains along the Tennessee border.

* Hazards... light snow accumulations and very strong gusty
winds. The combination of the winds with falling temperatures
will result in dangerously low wind chills tonight.

* Timing... snow showers prodcuce an additional one to two inches
this evening into tonight. Winds will start to increase out of
the northwest by early evening and continue through the night.
Wind chills will fall below 5 -degrees starting around
midnight... and remain in the 5 to - 15 -range until after
sunrise Saturday.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches.

* Impacts... light snow accumulations... very strong gusty winds... and
dangerous wind chills may make travel hazardous.

* Temperatures... falling into the teens tonight.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Wind chill values... as low as 5 to 15 below zero.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while

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.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds
will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in
frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken.
If you must venture outdoors... make sure you wear a hat and

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

Special Statement
Issued: 3:28 PM EST Feb. 12, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Cold wave expected over the western Carolinas and northeast
Georgia this weekend...

A very cold Arctic airmass will build into the area over the
weekend. Temperatures tonight will range a good 10 degrees below
normal... with lows ranging from the single digits north to the
mid 20s south. On Saturday... highs will run around 18 degrees
below normal... ranging from the teens north to the lower 40s
south. Even colder temperatures are expected Saturday night and
Sunday as a surface high pressure settles over the area.

The cold weather will result in high demands for electricity
across the region. Power outages may result from the heavy
electrical Load. Those who require electricity for heating or
medical equipment should consider backup heat or electrical

Take steps now to protect your property and health from the
extreme cold. If you go outside... wear several layers of loose
fitting... lightweight... warm clothing rather than one layer of
heavy clothing. Mittens are warmer than gloves. Wear a hat and
cover your mouth with a scarf. If driving... keep your Gas Tank
near full to avoid ice in The Tank and fuel lines. Check your
antifreeze and windshield washer fluid levels. Be sure to carry a
fully charged cell phone.

In your home... consider allowing indoor plumbing fixtures to drip
to allow water to trickle through pipes and inhibit freezing. Use
caution with space heaters in order to avoid fire or injury. If
emergency generators will be used... they must be situated outdoors
in well ventilated areas to prevent Carbon monoxide poisoning.

Also... remember to check in on family... friends... and elderly
neighbors who might be susceptible to the cold. Do not Forget
about your pets and livestock. Make sure they have a source of
water that will not freeze and a warm place to take shelter from
the wind and cold.

Do not attempt to walk on frozen ponds... lakes or streams... as the
ice will not be thick enough to support the weight... even of a

A cold wave is defined as when the average daily temperature is
12 degrees or more below normal mid-January average daily
temperatures for 48 hours or longer. Normal mid-January average
daily temperature for Asheville is 37... Charlotte is 41... and gsp
is 42. By definition it follows that a cold wave is when the
average daily temperature for Asheville is 25... Charlotte is
29... and gsp is 30.