Weather Alerts

Special Weather Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Avery
  • Mitchell
  • Yancey

NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-010400-
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-BURKE MOUNTAINS-
MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INGALLS...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...
SWISS...BURNSVILLE...CELO...MICAVILLE...RAMSEYTOWN...BUSICK...
MOUNT MITCHELL STATE PARK...SPRUCE PINE...POPLAR...PATTERSON...
JONAS RIDGE...ASHFORD...SUGAR HILL...WOODLAWN...OLD FORT
654 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...DENSE FOG ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE...

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL PERSIST ALONG PARTS OF THE BLUE RIDGE THIS
EVENING AS CLOUD BASES LOWER AND RAINFALL...HEAVY AT TIMES...MOVES
OVER THE AREA. THIS MAY CAUSE VISIBILITIES TO LOWER TO BELOW ONE
QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES ESPECIALLY ALONG EASTERN SLOPES.
MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR SUDDEN REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY AND
ALLOW FOR EXTRA TIME IF TRAVELING THIS EVENING.

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Special Weather Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Ashe
  • Watauga

NCZ001-002-018-019-010400-
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-WILKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...SPARTA...BOONE...
WILKESBORO
639 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...DENSE FOG ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE...

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE TO PERSIST ESPECIALLY ALONG PARTS
OF THE BLUE RIDGE THIS EVENING AS CLOUD BASES LOWER AND RAINFALL
DEVELOPS. THIS MAY CAUSE VISIBILITIES TO LOWER TO BELOW ONE
QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES ESPECIALLY ALONG EASTERN SLOPES AS WELL
AS ACROSS PARTS OF THE FOOTHILLS. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
SUDDEN REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY AND ALLOW FOR EXTRA TIME IF
TRAVELING THIS EVENING.

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