Saturday, December 7, 2013

Holy Gap - Storm Warnings & Advisories

Everyone in NW Piedmont should expect to see freezing rain overnight. Even Rowan - albeit lighter.

Trivia - what county is not under a winter weather advisory / warning that starts with R and the county seat is Salisbury?

Friday, December 6, 2013

A Warm Winter Storm Watch (Davie County)

Hard to believe when it's 70 - but temps will be headed down by approx 40 degrees tomorrow into Sunday. 

Prompted NWS to issue Winter Storm Watch for Davie County - freezing rain possible overnight Saturday into Sun A.M.  Does not cover Rowan at this time but expect to see a freezing rain advisory at a minimum tomorrow night.

Winter Storm Watch in effect from late Saturday night through
Sunday evening...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a Winter Storm Watch...which is in effect from late Saturday
night through Sunday evening.

* of the northern foothills and Piedmont of
 North Carolina.

* Hazards...freezing rain producing damaging accumulations of 

* Timing...freezing rain will develop from the south on Saturday
 night...then change over to rain by Sunday afternoon.

* Accumulations...up to a quarter inch of ice.

* Impacts...the heavy accumulations of ice from freezing rain may
 knock down limbs and power lines...create power outages... and
 make travel hazardous.

* the lower 30s.

* Winds...northeast 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

Not sure how much I'll update on this particular event but all signs point to an interesting winter here in the Piedmont of NC. 

* For any confused readers I live in Mocksville now so excuse any new found, I'm so far-to-the-north bias...