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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
700 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

NCZ033-049-050-060800-
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INGALLS...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...
SWISS...BURNSVILLE...CELO...MICAVILLE...RAMSEYTOWN...BUSICK...
MOUNT MITCHELL STATE PARK...SPRUCE PINE...POPLAR
700 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHERN NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAINS TONIGHT...

A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE CENTRAL CAROLINAS THIS EVENING
IS DRIVING A BAND OF MOISTURE SOUTHWARD ALONG THE SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS. THIS MOISTURE WILL INTERACT WITH UNSEASONABLY COLD
AIR IN PLACE AT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS TO PRODUCE SOME LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WHILE TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED TO REMAIN IN THE UPPER 30S TO AROUND 40 IN THE MOUNTAIN
VALLEYS...TEMPERATURES MAY FALL TO NEAR OR BELOW THE FREEZING
MARK AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4500 FEET. THE VALLEYS AND SLOPES COULD
SEE SPOTTY SNOW SHOWERS MIX IN AT TIMES...BUT THE PRECIPITATION
SHOULD FALL MAINLY AS RAIN IN THESE AREAS. HOWEVER...THE HIGHER
RIDGE TOPS COULD SEE MORE PRECIPITATION FALL AS SNOW...WITH
MAINLY SNOW EXPECTED AT ELEVATIONS AT OR ABOVE 5000 FEET.

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE AT THESE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS...AND TEMPERATURES HOVERING AT OR BELOW THE
FREEZING MARK MAY PRODUCE SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS. USE CAUTION
TONIGHT IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

$$

GERAPETRITIS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
458 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-062100-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-
ORANGE-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-WAKE-
JOHNSTON-WILSON-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-ANSON-
RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
458 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS WILL MOVE ACROSS CENTRAL NC THIS
EVENING AND TONIGHT. BANDS OF HEAVIER SHOWERS ARE
EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE NORTHERN PIEDMONT AND NORTHERN
COASTAL PLAIN. THE HEAVY RAIN MAY LEAD TO AREAS OF STREET FLOODING
AND RAPID RISES ON CREEKS AND STREAMS. A THUNDERSTORM IS POSSIBLE
THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
PIEDMONT... SANDHILLS AND SOUTHERN COASTAL PLAIN. A FEW STORMS MAY
PRODUCE VERY HEAVY RAIN AND SMALL HAIL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
405 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

NCZ033-048>053-058-059-062>065-062015-
AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-
405 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WILL LINGER INTO THE
EVENING. ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD REMAIN VERY LIGHT. HAIL AND GUSTY
WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE STRONGER SHOWERS IN VALLEY LOCATIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SATURDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SUNDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..MONDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..TUESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
405 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-NCZ035>037-056-057-068>072-082-501>510-
SCZ001>014-019-062015-
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-ALEXANDER-IREDELL-
DAVIE-CATAWBA-ROWAN-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-
UNION-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-GREATER CALDWELL-BURKE MOUNTAINS-
GREATER BURKE-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-EASTERN MCDOWELL-
RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-GREATER RUTHERFORD-POLK MOUNTAINS-EASTERN POLK-
OCONEE MOUNTAINS-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-
GREATER OCONEE-GREATER PICKENS-GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-
CHEROKEE-YORK-ANDERSON-ABBEVILLE-LAURENS-CHESTER-GREENWOOD-
405 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST GEORGIA...PIEDMONT
NORTH CAROLINA...WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE
EVENING. GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL WILL ACCOMPANY THE STRONGER
SHOWERS. AN ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKE CANNOT BE
RULED OUT...ESPECIALLY OVER THE UPSTATE OR NORTHEAST GEORGIA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SATURDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SUNDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..MONDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..TUESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
606 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

NCZ012-013-030-VAZ048-060>062-065>069-079-080-087-088-092-509-510-
061015-
NORTHAMPTON-HERTFORD-BERTIE-FLUVANNA-PRINCE EDWARD-CUMBERLAND-
GOOCHLAND-MECKLENBURG-LUNENBURG-NOTTOWAY-AMELIA-POWHATAN-BRUNSWICK-
DINWIDDIE-GREENSVILLE-SUSSEX-SOUTHAMPTON-WESTERN LOUISA-
EASTERN LOUISA-
606 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST NORTH
CAROLINA...CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND SOUTHEAST
VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
AND TONIGHT. THIS MAY LEAD TO SOME RISES ON AREA STREAMS AND
RIVERS. LOCALIZED FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
533 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-060945-
CHEROKEE-CLAY-SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-
SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-MORGAN-ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-
NORTHWEST COCKE-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST GREENE-
SOUTHEAST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-UNICOI-NORTHWEST CARTER-
SOUTHEAST CARTER-ROANE-LOUDON-KNOX-JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-
BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTH SEVIER-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-MEIGS-MCMINN-NORTHWEST MONROE-
SOUTHEAST MONROE-MARION-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-EAST POLK-LEE-
WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
533 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016 /433 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST NORTH
CAROLINA...EAST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

...SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL ARE EXPECTED
TODAY...
...WINTRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS
TODAY AND TONIGHT...

ANOTHER SHOT OF COLD AIR AND MOISTURE MOVES IN TODAY AS THE CENTER
OF AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PASSES THROUGH THE AREA. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL ARE EXPECTED TODAY.

SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS
AS TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING ACROSS THE HIGHEST
ELEVATIONS. THE SNOW/RAIN LINE WILL GENERALLY BE AT OR ABOVE 4500
FEET. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AROUND 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON ABOVE 5000 FEET.

AREA HIKERS AND OUTDOORSMEN SHOULD BE AWARE THAT EVEN AT ELEVATIONS
DOWN TO 3000 FEET...TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S
WITH A COLD RAIN FALLING. THESE CONDITIONS COULD POTENTIALLY LEAD
TO HYPOTHERMIA IF UNPREPARED.

ANOTHER WAVE OF WRAP AROUND MOISTURE MOVES IN TONIGHT AS THE LOW
MOVES INTO THE CAROLINAS. ANOTHER BRIEF SHOT AT SNOW IS POSSIBLE
ABOVE 500O FEET WITH SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AROUND HALF AN INCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
406 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

NCZ005-006-VAZ014-017>020-022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059-WVZ044-507-
508-060815-
ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-MONTGOMERY-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-
BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-HENRY-
PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-MONROE-
EASTERN GREENBRIER-WESTERN GREENBRIER-
406 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL NORTH
CAROLINA...CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA...WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

EXPECT PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL TODAY. THIS MAY LEAD
TO SOME RISES ON AREA STREAMS AND RIVERS. LOCALIZED FLOODING IS
POSSIBLE. A FLOOD WATCH MAY BE NEEDED IF THE HEAVIER RAIN IS SLOW
TO MOVE AND REPEATS OVER THE SAME AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THERE IS A LOW PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
343 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

VAZ003-004-WVZ013-015>020-024>040-046-047-060745-
DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-LINCOLN-KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-CALHOUN-RITCHIE-
DODDRIDGE-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-BRAXTON-GILMER-LEWIS-HARRISON-
TAYLOR-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-NICHOLAS-WEBSTER-UPSHUR-
BARBOUR-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
343 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...PORTIONS
OF CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...PORTIONS OF NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA AND
PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL
TODAY AND TONIGHT. NEARLY SATURATED SOILS ACROSS THE REGION WILL
ELEVATE THE RISK FOR LOCALIZED FLOODING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
APPALACHIANS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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