National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Major Snowstorm in the Western Carolinas
24-25 January 2000

NOAA/National Weather Service
Greer, SC

Heavy snow fell across the Piedmont of the Carolinas from the morning of 
the 24 January through the early morning of 25 January. The following is a 
summary of snowfall totals from the event.
Snowfall totals for the 24-25 January 2000 winter storm
Figure 1.  Snowfall totals for the 24-25 January 2000 winter storm.
Click on image to enlarge.  

 

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1217 PM EST TUE JAN 25 2000
 
THE FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY OF THE TOTAL SNOWFALL THAT OCCURRED
MONDAY JANUARY 24TH AND ENDED EARLY THIS MORNING ON THE 25TH.
 
NORTH CAROLINA...
 
IN THE NORTHWEST PIEDMONT...
 
DAVIE CO... UP TO 1 INCH
 
IREDELL CO... DUSTING
 
ROWAN CO... 1 TO 8 INCHES NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
   SALISBURY... 4 INCHES
   GOLD HILL... 8 INCHES
 
IN THE SOUTHERN PIEDMONT...
 
CLEVELAND CO... DUSTING TO 4 INCHES
   SHELBY... LESS THAN 1 INCH
   KINGS MOUNTAIN... 4 INCHES
 
LINCOLN CO... UP TO 3 INCHES EAST AND SOUTH OF LINCOLNTON
 
GASTON CO... 2 TO 6 INCHES NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
   GASTONIA... 3 TO 4 INCHES
 
MECKLENBURG CO... 2 TO 10 INCHES NORTH TO SOUTH
   HUNTERSVILLE... 2 INCHES
   CLT DOUGLAS INTL AIRPORT... 4 INCHES
   CHARLOTTE... 6 TO 8 INCHES
   PINEVILLE... 8 INCHES
   MATTHEWS... 10 INCHES
 
CABARRUS CO... 3 TO 9 INCHES NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
 
UNION CO... 10 TO 15 INCHES NORTH TO SOUTH
   MONROE... 12 INCHES
   8 MILES SOUTH OF MONROE... 14.5 INCHES
 
SOUTH CAROLINA...
 
IN THE NORTHERN PIEDMONT AND FOOTHILLS...
 
GREENVILLE CO... DUSTING TO 3 INCHES NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
   SIMPSONVILLE... 2 INCHES
   FOUNTAIN INN... 3 INCHES
 
SPARTANBURG CO... DUSTING TO 12 INCHES NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
   GSP INTL AIRPORT... 0.2 INCH
   SPARTANBURG... 4 TO 6 INCHES
   COWPENS... 4 INCHES
   WOODRUFF... 4 TO 6 INCHES
 
CHEROKEE CO... 2 TO 8 INCHES NORTH TO SOUTH
 
UNION CO... 11 TO 12 INCHES
 
IN THE EASTERN PIEDMONT...
 
YORK CO... 6 TO 12 INCHES NORTH TO SOUTH
   ROCK HILL... 11 TO 12 INCHES
 
CHESTER CO... 6 TO 9 INCHES
   CHESTER... 8 TO 9 INCHES
   GREAT FALLS... 6 INCHES
 
IN THE LOWER PIEDMONT...
 
LAURENS CO... 3 TO 12 INCHES WEST TO EAST
   FOUNTAIN INN... 3 INCHES
   LAURENS... 8 TO 12 INCHES
   CLINTON... 12 INCHES
 
GREENWOOD CO... 4 TO 8 INCHES WEST TO EAST
   GREENWOOD... 4 INCHES
 
ABBEVILLE CO... 1 TO 4 INCHES WEST TO EAST
   ABBEVILLE... 3 INCHES
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC THANKS
COUNTY EMERGENCY PERSONNEL...LOCAL MEDIA AND WEATHER SPOTTERS FOR
THEIR HELP IN OBTAINING UP TO DATE SNOWFALL INFORMATION DURING THIS 
WINTER WEATHER EVENT.
 
MOYER