Weather Alert
Ashe County, NC
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 2/19/19 4:00 PM
End: 2/18/19 3:37 PM
Dur: 1d 00:22
Canceled 2/18/19 3:37 PM

Winter Storm Watch issued February 18 at 1:08PM EST until February 20 at 6:00PM EST by NWS
...Winter weather expected from Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday afternoon...
.A strong area of high pressure will shifts east into the Northeast United States, this will result in cold air wedging down the Appalachians. As a winter storm lifts northeast across our region, precipitation will spread north over this shallow dome of cold air, producing a wintery mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain across our region. The storm is still evolving and the amounts and precipitation types will likely change over time.
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...
Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow accumulations of up to 7 inches and ice accumulations of around one quarter of an inch possible.

* WHERE...
Portions of central, south central, southwest and west central Virginia, north central and northwest North Carolina and southeast West Virginia.

* WHEN...
From Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
Updated: Mon 2/18/19 1:10 PM EST


Updated: Mon 2/18/19 1:10 PM EST

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