April 22, 2021

Update: snow, sleet possible Sat. night

WINTRY PRECIPITATION LIKELY RETURNING SATURDAY NIGHT TO THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS AND VICINITY —

Updated National Weather Service Forecast, February 6-8, 2021 —

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday night: Rain and snow before midnight, then snow between midnight and 4am, then snow and sleet likely after 4am. Low around 33. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of around an inch possible.

Sunday: A chance of rain before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 9am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 46. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Light east wind.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SATURDAY EVENING TO
NOON EST SUNDAY…

* WHAT…Snow and sleet expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to 2 inches.

* WHERE…Alexander and Catawba Counties.

* WHEN…From 6 PM this evening to noon EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

Please report snow and ice accumulations by calling the National Weather Service toll free at 1-800-267-8101. Leave a message with your observation and the specific location where it occurred. You can also post your report to National Weather Service Greenville Spartanburg Facebook or tweet your report using hashtag nwsgsp.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of weather information for the latest updates.  The latest state road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. Additional details can be found at www.weather.gov/gsp.

 

 

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