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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
303 PM EST SUN FEB 27 2005

...A HEAVY SNOW WARNING IS IN EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH 10 AM TOMORROW
MORNING FOR THE NORTHWEST PIEDMONT...
...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH 10 AM
TOMORROW MORNING FOR A PORTION OF THE NORTHEAST PIEDMONT...

.A LOW PRESSURE AREA DEVELOPING OVER THE GULF STATES WILL MOVE
RAPIDLY UP THE ATLANTIC COAST TONIGHT. THIS LOW WILL SPREAD A MIXTURE
OF RAIN AND SNOW INTO CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA LATE THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

NCZ007-021>024-038-039-280400-
ALAMANCE NC-DAVIDSON NC-FORSYTH NC-GUILFORD NC-ORANGE NC-PERSON NC-
RANDOLPH NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASHEBORO...BELEWS CREEK...BURLINGTON...
CHAPEL HILL...GREENSBORO...LEXINGTON...ROXBORO AND WINSTON-SALEM
303 PM EST SUN FEB 27 2005

...A HEAVY SNOW WARNING IS IN EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH 10 AM TOMORROW
MORNING FOR THE NORTHWEST PIEDMONT...

A LOW PRESSURE AREA DEVELOPING OVER THE GULF STATES WILL MOVE RAPIDLY
UP THE ATLANTIC COAST OVERNIGHT. THIS LOW WILL SPREAD A MIXTURE OF
RAIN AND SNOW INTO THE NORTHERN PIEDMONT OF CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
THIS EVENING...AND IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER TO PREDOMINANTLY SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. TWO TO FOUR INCHES OF WET SNOW ARE EXPECTED IN THE
WARNING AREA BETWEEN MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND MID MORNING TOMORROW...AND
A FEW LOCATIONS NEAR THE VIRGINIA BORDER COULD SEE UP TO 6 INCHES.
THE WARNING INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING AREAS...THE TRIAD...ROXBORO...
BURLINGTON... ASHEBORO...AND LEXINGTON.

GROUND TEMPERATURES ARE QUITE WARM AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM...AROUND 50
DEGREES...SO THE MIXTURE WILL MELT INITIALLY EARLY TONIGHT. ROAD
TEMPERATURES ARE EVEN WARMER...SO ROADS WILL LIKELY REMAIN
CLEAR...BUT WET...THROUGH MUCH OF THE NIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL BE
COOLING...HOWEVER...AND THE PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO
PREDOMINANTLY SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. AS SUCH...A HEAVY SLUSH MAY
ACCUMULATE ON THE ROADS...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES...BY
MORNING.

MORNING COMMUTERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS ROAD
CONDITIONS TOMORROW MORNING. TUNE TO NOAA WEATHER AND ALL HAZARDS
RADIO OR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.

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NCZ008-025-040-280400-
CHATHAM NC-DURHAM NC-GRANVILLE NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DURHAM...OXFORD AND PITTSBORO
303 PM EST SUN FEB 27 2005

...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH 10 AM
TOMORROW MORNING...

A DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE AREA OVER THE GULF STATES WILL BE MOVING
RAPIDLY NORTH UP THE ATLANTIC COAST TONIGHT. RAIN WILL SPREAD INTO
THE AREA EARLY TONIGHT AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM. THE RAIN IS EXPECTED TO
BECOME MIXED WITH SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...AND 1 TO 2 INCHES OF
WET SNOW ARE POSSIBLE BY MID MORNING MONDAY. SOME AFFECTED AREAS
INCLUDE OXFORD AND THE INTERSTATE 85 CORRIDOR SOUTH TO DURHAM...THE
WESTERN TRIANGLE AREA INCLUDING DURHAM...PITTSBORO...AND SILER CITY.

GROUND AND ROAD SURFACE TEMPERATURES ARE QUITE WARM...AND NO
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED EARLY TONIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOLING
AFTER MIDNIGHT...HOWEVER...AND MORE OF THE MIXTURE WILL BE SNOW. AS
SUCH...AN ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES OF WET SNOW OR SLUSH ARE
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES...LATER TONIGHT
THROUGH MID MORNING MONDAY.

MORNING COMMUTERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS ROAD
CONDITIONS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MID MORNING TOMORROW. TUNE TO NOAA
WEATHER AND ALL HAZARDS RADIO OR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE LATEST
INFORMATION.

   

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