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Watches & Warnings

Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 6:20 PM EST Jan. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST Thursday
above 3500 feet...
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 11 am EST
Thursday...

* what... very cold wind chills expected above 3500 feet, including
during the morning commute on Thursday. Above 3500 feet, expect
wind chills to range from 0 to 10 below zero.

* Where... northern Jackson, Macon, southern Jackson and
Transylvania counties.

* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, until 11 am EST
Thursday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, until 7 am EST Thursday.

* Additional details... the cold wind chills will cause frostbite
in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Any melt water will
quickly refreeze this evening, resulting in hazardous driving
conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for black ice means that refreezing of
roads will occur... resulting in the development of widespread
black ice. Be prepared for very slippery roadways. Some roads that
appear clear may be covered by a thin layer of ice.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

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.