Winter Storm Watch
Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 15, 2016
Statement as of 4:30 am EST on February 14, 2016
... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
* locations... the southern foothills... southern mountains... and
the Piedmont of western North Carolina. Also... northeast
Georgia and upstate South Carolina mainly northwest of
* Hazards... a mixture of snow... sleet... and freezing rain.
* Timing... precipitation will begin as light snow tonight... mixing
with and changing over to sleet Monday morning. A period of
freezing rain will be possible into Monday afternoon before
temperatures warm enough to change the precipitation over to all
rain sometime Monday afternoon.
* Accumulations... snow and sleet accumulations ranging from up to
an inch near the Interstate 85 corridor to 3 inches along and
north of Interstate 40. This may include one half inch or more
of sleet... along with a glaze to a tenth of an inch of ice from
* Winds... east at 5 to 10 mph.
* Impacts... accumulations of snow... sleet... and freezing rain
may result in hazardous travel conditions.
* Temperatures... mostly in the 20s early... rising above freezing
through the day on Monday.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
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.